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FAQ

Where can I find instructions on registering?

www.FightForAirRunWalk.org. Register as an individual or start a TEAM!

REGISTRATION Fees:

Halloween Hustle 5K Run/Walk is $25.00 per person thru Oct. 16th & $30.00 Oct. 17th through event day.

Scary Scamper Kids' Run is $15.00.

**Additional fundraising goal of $100.00 per person is highly encouraged, but optional.**

Phidippides In-store Registration

You can get Run/Walk applications, fill them out and pay/register for the event at either Phidippides location from June 11th through October 27th, 2012. You can also drop off Pledge Sheets with collected cash & check donations towards your fundraising goals at either location.

Phidippides-Sandy Springs: 220 Sandy Springs Circl, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; 404-255-6149

Phidippides-Ansley Mall (Midtown): 1544 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30324; 404-875-4268

Fleet Feet Sandy Springs-In Store Registration

You can get Run/Walk applications, fill them out and pay/register for the event at Fleet Feet-Sandy Springs from June 11th through October 27th, 2012. You can also drop off Pledge Sheets with collected cash & check donations towards your fundraising goals at either location.

Fleet Feet-Sandy Springs: 224 Johnson Ferry Rd., NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328; 404-255-3338

How do my donations help?

With the generous support of people like you, the American Lung Association in Florida saves lives by fighting for healthy lungs and healthy air.  Today, our fight is more important than ever.  Eighty-one cents of every dollar raised by our organization goes directly to education, research and advocacy. Click here to learn more about how your donations help. 

What is the Fight for Air Run/Walk?

The Fight for Air Run/Walk--Halloween Hustle 5K & Scary Scamper Kids' Run is a community event intended to raise funds and awareness for the American Lung Association in Georgia.  Generally, our events are 3.1 miles (five kilometers) in length and some people walk the distance and others run. Run/Walks are being held nationwide in an effort to bring attention to this devastating chronic disease. We know a lot about lung disease, but there is so much we don't know. Your participation will raise the funds necessary to provide life saving education, research and advocacy so we can beat lung disease and soon find a cure. 

What time should I be there?

Registration and race bib # pick-up will begin at 7:15 a.m. and we will start the 5K Run/Walk promptly at 8:45 a.m. Please arrive early enough to pick-up your bib #, register if you need to, make a few trips to the restrooms & hydrate properly with water before heading to the Start line.

Where should I park?

Parking is available, (limited due to Sandy Springs Farmers Market) at the Former Target store & current Goodwill store parking lot, (237 Johnson Ferry Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30328). Please park closest to Waffle House side of lot.

Parking also available at the Finish area--Meehan's/Kroger parking lot, (227 Sandy Springs Place, NE, Atlanta, GA). Only 2 block walk to Start area.

Additional parking available at the Trader Joe's/Pier 1 Imports parking lot, (6277 Roswell Rd., NE, Sandy Springs). Walk across the street to Goodwill store lot.

Where is the start line?

START & Registration - Former Target store parking lot & current Goodwill store. (237 Johnson Ferry Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30328). Actual start on Mt. Vernon Hwy. by Waffle House.

What is the course like?

The 5K Run/Walk will start on Mt. Vernon Hwy. just West of Waffle House. The course is a beautiful, flat tree-lined out and back course on Mt. Vernon with a 1/2 mile downhill finish on Sandy Springs Circle and into the Meehan's parking lot.

The Kids Run will be a 2-loop course that starts & finishes in the Meehan's parking lot.

Is there an age range or limit for the Scary Scamper Kids' Run?

Please keep the Scary Scamper Kids' Run to kids 14 years old or Under! Mom & Dad's are welcome to run or walk the Kid's Run with their kid(s) in strollers! Kids of all ages are welcome to Run/Walk the 5K, (3.1 miles) Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times.**

What is a team captain?

Being a team captain is easy.  Captains gather together a few friends or family members and encourage them to participate in the event together.  Each team captain helps to coordinate the online registration of these friends as well as setting a fundraising goal for the team overall.  Team Captains should encourage their participants to personalize their fundraising pages, send e-mails to other friends and family, hit their overall goals, show up to the event and have a great time.  Some team captains organize gatherings before or after the walk for their team members, but this is not required.  Sometimes the team captain serves as a representative at the annual event kickoff.  In short, we need help to rally the troops and the best people for the job are always our team captains.

Start a Team

How far is the run/walk?

 5 kilometers (or 3.1 miles)

What do I bring with me on the day of the event?

Please bring any fundraising dollars you have collected and not yet turned in.  Please bring a roster of your team members if you are the captain as well as how much each person raised if not already online.  You may wish to bring a bottle of water and wear sunscreen depending on the conditions for the day, but most importantly, please bring a positive attitude and lots of energy! 

Are pets allowed?

Pets are encouraged if on a leash, and please line-up near the back of the pack. 

Are baby strollers allowed?

We also encourage you to bring your kids & jogging strollers. But please, for your safety and others line-up towards the back of the pack.

 

 

 

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