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General 100 - Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Time Event Dist.   Early Reg. Normal CTC Disc.
12:00 AM General 100 (100 Mile Relay) -na- $525.00 $525.00 $0.00
 
Race Director: Marcy Kernea  :: general100relay@gmail.com  :: 706-965-1249  
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Overview Course Info Registration Website Who Benefits

 

Brief Overview

The General 100™ is a 4- or 7- member team running relay covering 100 miles of beautiful, challenging terrain beginning in Kennesaw, Georgia. The course primarily follows scenic country roads winding its way through North Georgia’s historic sites to the finish line in Ringgold, Georgia.

The race route faithfully parallels the railroad from Kennesaw to Ringgold following the route of the famous “Great Locomotive Chase.” On April 12th, 1862, Union soldiers stole “the General” locomotive and several train cars in Big Shanty (Kennesaw) and headed north for Chattanooga. They were quickly pursued with a separate locomotive, by hand-car and finally on foot by the General’s resourceful conductor.

 

Web Site:

http://general100.com/

 

Registration

Until March 15, relay teams can sign up for only $75 per person!

 

Benefits

All proceeds generated from the General 100 Relay Race will benefit The Evitt Foundation. The Evitt Foundation is a 501(c)3 based non-profit organization in Ringgold, GA that promotes child welfare and education.

 

 

Course Info

START LINE:

Historic Kennesaw Depot
(across the street from the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History)
2829 Cherokee Street NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

FINISH LINE:

Clark Park
Robin Rd
Ringgold, GA 30736

 

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