Tens of thousands of runners and spectators will hit the streets for the 2013 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday. Will you be among them, or do you think they're nuts?
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Thousands of runners will pass through the city on March 17.
As the March 17 Publix Marathon approaches, the City of Decatur is asking for help. Volunteers are needed to run two water stations -- one in Oakhurst and the other in downtown Decatur. You can sign up at the marathon website. Residents are also needed to yell, ring bells and encourage thousands of marathon runners who will pass by a cheering station at the old courthouse. It's not just for city spirit -- there's money involved. The city won $2,000 last year in a competition with other cheering stations. The reward went to the Walk There! Decatur program. If you have questions contact Katie Abel at Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-553-6573. If you're of a creative bent, you can help in the marathon by coming up with “Burma Shave” signs to …