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The Race Atlanta

The founder of the nation’s largest Black long-distance running event just wants participants to have a good time

On the first weekend of October, nearly 2,000 people ran through the streets of Southwest Atlanta as part of “The Race,” the largest Black long-distance running event in the country.
Float Atlanta

Are sensory-deprivation tanks really that relaxing? A test drive of Float Atlanta.

When I heard about Float Atlanta’s open sensory-deprivation tanks—rectangular pools, each accompanied by a shower in a private and soundproofed room—I felt confident I could make it through a one-hour session without splashing and thrashing for help.
Covid-19 in Atlanta schools

The delta variant changed everything for schoolchildren

Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
Running with your dog

How to be sure that afternoon jog is as good for your dog as it is for you

Want to start running with your dog? Here's some tips from local experts to keep them happy and healthy.
Sweat Cycle

Test drive: Sweat Cycle brings the heat

The studio for this 55-minute class is heated to about 86 degrees using the infrared technology that you usually find in trendy recovery saunas.
Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Atlanta physicians tell us how healthcare will (or should) change after the pandemic

Every specialty has been affected by Covid-19. We talked with six of our Top Doctors about how the healthcare system should or will change as the world starts back up.
Northside Hospital orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton

Orthopedic surgeon Kellie Middleton, MD/MPH, on balancing care for individuals and the community

"As an MD, my objective is to take care of each patient individually and cater to their needs. With my MPH, however, I see the community as my patient."
Ready to start hiking Georgia's trails? Here are 4 tips for beginners.

Ready to start hiking Georgia’s trails? Here are 4 tips for beginners.

For Atlantans, some of the state’s best trails are close by. Here's how to get out there.

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