It started at ended at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, GA, where the Georgia State Fair is held. I heard about it via Living Social.
It was raining when I awoke, but it stopped before I arrived at the park. I was so sleepy because I always get excited and anxious the night before, and I can’t sleep well.
The race started at 8 am and plenty of families were present to run for bacon.
The course was a simple out and back loop with some hills (par for the course in the Atlanta area-no pun intended), but nothing major that threw me off guard. We had to dodge some puddles but the air felt good for a run.
I’ve done 19 races thus far, but this race hosted the best variety of post-race snacks I’ve ever had, hands down! My plate had Zaxby’s 5-piece fingers, Bojangles bacon biscuits (halved), chips (a little stale), cookies, bananas, powdered mini donuts, and PLENTY of bacon plates!
Despite the weather, I saw kids, grandparents and even dogs enjoying this race. Whether you are a seasoned runner or a newbie, I feel good recommending this race. It’s a great fun run for the whole family.