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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

3rd Annual Milton Mayor's Run Oct. 8.

Celebrate after with a free concert at Scottsdale Farms

MILTON, Ga., Sept. 27, 2011 - Calling all Milton residents who like to hoof it or shake it for a good cause: The 3rd Annual Milton Mayor's Run will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Kohl's on Ga. 9, with a concert benefitting the Milton Fire Department's Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraising held that night at Scottsdale Farms Garden Center.

The 5K (3.1 mile) race, which begins at 7:30 a.m., will circle Deerfield Parkway beginning and ending in Kohl's parking lot on the Deerfield entrance side (click here for directions). It is a flat, fast course that is perfect for runners looking to chalk up a good time. There will also be a 1K fun run for younger participants and novices.

Cost for participation is $20 if received before Oct. 3 and $25 after. That fee includes a quality, moisture-wicking T-shirt and plenty of food and fluids after the race.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Milton Parks and Recreation Department. To register using active.com, click here (please note there is a processing fee). To download the participant application, click here. You may mail or drop this application off at City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Parkway Suite 107A, Milton, GA 30004.

The concert, featuring Atlanta blues rockers "LooSe ShoEs Band" - who else? - will kick off at 6 p.m. at Scottsdale Farms' seasonal pumpkin patch. It is free, but donations will be accepted on behalf of the Milton Fire Department's "Fill the Boot" Drive for the MDA.

For directions to Scottsdale Farms on Birmingham Highway, click here. To hear music from the LooSe ShoEs Band, click here. For more information on Scottsdale Farms, click here.

For more information, contact Tom Gilliam, parks and recreation program coordinator at 678-242-2519 or tom.gilliam@cityofmiltonga.us. You may also contact race organizer Pacesetters P.R. with questions by e-mailing pacesetr@bellsouth.net.

The 3rd Annual Milton Mayor's Run is sponsored by Cotton States Insurance, It's My Party Rentals, Kohl's, Comfort Zone Portables, Core Physique and Milton Chiropractic and Massage.

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