Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 31

Leita Thompson Park

It’s time for a more challenging run! Next up in the Atlanta Trail Running series is The Leita Thompson memorial park in Roswell. Leita Thompson was an early female banking executive who helped other working women with retirement assistance, disability, housing and social and professional recognition. She bought the 107 acre piece of (then rural) …

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Jan 25

A L Burruss / Life University Running Trail

Are you ready for some hills?!?! Well it’s about time I posted a “Difficult” run and this one will get your legs burning. There are plenty of trails in both the A L Burruss and the Life College locations and a nice trail to link them. The A L Burruss section is relatively flat with …

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Jan 18

Roswell Area Park Trail Map

I have been running here a lot lately. It is a great mix of pavement and trail, sun and shade, flat areas and hills. There are five marked trails all by color that range from a 5k on down to a 1 mile loop. You can mix it up here to total however many hills …

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Jan 13

Nancy Creek / Murphy Candler Park

Next on our list is the Nancy Creek trail and the Murphy Candler park loop. You can find this trail across from Marist on Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. I typically start at the Nancy Creek section of this trail where there is always parking. This park of the run is mostly flat on a concrete path that …

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