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The Freeze - Atlanta Braves

Try as you might, you can’t beat The Freeze

In his sky blue bodysuit, Nigel Talton can outrun almost everyone in “RaceTrac’s Beat The Freeze,” at the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park. We interview the 28-year-old former track star about his history, Olympic dreams, and his time volunteering.
Working out outside Atlanta allergies

How to keep exercising outdoors in Atlanta when allergies attack

Allergies are a chief complaint in Atlanta, and with good reason: they’re getting worse. So how can you combat them without sacrificing your run in the park? Here are a few tips.

At Morningside Elementary, the triathlon team is the next big hit

Aly Nussear, a Morningside physical education teacher, started the triathlon team last year and by spring had 57 kids competing in the swim, bike, run competition.
Best of Atlanta 2016

Running Trail: BeltLine Northside Trail

Tired of the crowded Eastside Trail? Lace up your kicks and hit this peaceful, shaded path that winds through Tanyard Creek Park in south Buckhead.
Kristi Castlin

Olympic medalist and Atlanta native Kristi Castlin on that history-making sweep

In Rio, Kristi Castlin, Brianna Rollins, and Nia Ali, did something that no American female track and field athletes had done before—they swept an Olympic event, taking bronze, gold, and silver, respectively, in the 100-meter hurdles.. We recently caught up with Castlin, an Atlanta native, about her experiences in Rio, the power of #blackgirlsrock, and why she’s an outspoken advocate against gun violence.
How to stay cool while running in heat Atlanta

3 ways to stay cool while running this summer

In summer, some of us only dash from one air-conditioned place to another, while other brave souls actually head out for a jog. 2008 Olympian and Atlanta Track Club coach Amy Yoder Begley offers a few tips on surviving a hot run:
races in Atlanta this summer

4 quirky Atlanta races to run this summer

Shotgun a beer, earn an extraterrestrial-shaped medal, snag a doughnut, and more.
Candace Hill

Candace Hill is the fastest girl alive

For Candace Hill, life is now divided into two eras: before the 10.98 and after the 10.98. Last June the Rockdale County high school junior ran a 100-meter sprint in Seattle in 10.98 seconds and became—officially—the fastest girl in the world.
Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run Atlanta fosters more than just athleticism

The girls made their way to the starting line in waves, wearing grass skirts, tiaras, tutus, and fairy wings. Many were accompanied by their parents, some running alongside their daughters hand-in-hand.
Best of Atlanta 2015

Running Coach: Janet Hamilton

Although she often operates inside a no-frills Stockbridge gym, Hamilton is actually a nationally known coach whose expertise is often tapped by serious athletes and publications like Runner’s World.

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