Carrollton Half Marathon 2021

The Half Marathon’s 13.1-mile course starts at Adamson Square, then takes runners through the city and along the shaded, rolling hills of the Carrollton GreenBelt. The route finishes back at Adamson Square.

‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

Art isn’t always found in a gallery, sometimes it needs a bigger space. And what better place for a statue called Runner to be found than outside in the open air, near the Carrollton GreenBelt? Artist Jeff Repko’s colorful structural piece can be found on the Spring Street side of the Neva Lomason Library, a … Continue reading ‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

GreenBelt Spur Now Open

A ribbon-cutting ceremony this week marked the opening of the first trail spur connecting the main route of the Carrollton GreenBelt to downtown. “The GreenBelt is a Carrollton treasure,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “We’re so excited to open this spur, which will mean greater access to exercise, health services and the shopping, dining and events … Continue reading GreenBelt Spur Now Open

New Life at Old Airport Trails

The City of Carrollton is partnering with Mountain Bike Atlanta, the local affiliate of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association, to build a multi-use trail system near Castle Playground.  “The plan, over the next 12 months, is to renovate up to five miles of the Old Airport Trails,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “These trails were … Continue reading New Life at Old Airport Trails

Southern Hills Christian Church 5K

This 5K raises awareness and funds for the THS Homeless Resource Bridge. Event starts and finishes at City Station on Maple Street in Carrollton.

Heroes for Hope 5K

West GA Technical College Foundation’s Heroes for Hope 5K run raises money for Hope for Tomorrow Scholarships. This GreenBelt event starts and finishes at Hobbs Farm Park on Rome Street in Carrollton. Registration starts at 7am, race starts at 8am. Awards will be given after the last runner crosses the finish line.

Carroll County Mental Health Advocates 5K

Carroll County Mental Health Advocates’ fundraiser 5K begins at the Target Trailhead of the Carrollton GreenBelt, goes to Laura Park and returns to Target.7:30-8:30 am: Set Up8:30 am: Registration9 am: 1 Mile Fun Run9:30am: 5K10:30-11:30am: Refreshments, Award Ceremony, DJ, Wrap Up

Bike Summit Coming to Carrollton

Nearly 200 bicycle advocates, industry representatives, planners and elected officials will roll into Carrollton for the 2020 Georgia Bike Summit, September 18-19. “We are very excited to bring the 11th Annual Georgia Bike Summit to Carrollton,” said Georgia Bikes Executive Director Elliott Caldwell. “With the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) also coming to Carrollton this … Continue reading Bike Summit Coming to Carrollton