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30th Anniversary Athens-to-Atlanta Roadskate 2011

2011.10.09 7:30 am
America/New York

Registration is now open for the 30th Athens to Atlanta Roadskate, sponsored by K2, to benefit the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease.

 

See details here (and sign up!): http://www.active.com/more-sports/athens-ga/a2a-30th-anniversary-athens-...

 

The event is also open to quad skaters! Distance options are 87, 52 and 38 miles.

 

Training discussions and past event write-ups. 

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Athens to Atlanta A2A 2009 87-Mile Inline/Roller Road Skate in Georgia plus 38- and 52-Mile Routes

2009.10.11 7:30 am
2009.10.11 5:30 pm
US/Eastern
There's so much to say about Athens to Atlanta, but suffice it to say some of us are totally crazy about this event. We've participated since 1999, including the unofficial versions in 2005.


Locations

Athens to Atlanta Georgia Roadskate Start at Classic Center
E Washington St at N Thomas St
Athens, Georgia
United States
33° 57' 35.5932" N, 83° 22' 25.0464" W
Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA finish of Athens to Atlanta A2A Atlanta, Georgia
United States
33° 47' 14.5608" N, 84° 22' 28.7076" W
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Athens to Atlanta GA Roadskate 2008 87-Mile A2A Road Inline Skate Photos, Thumbnail Route Map, Speed Route Map

Our 9th official skating of the 87-mile Athens to Atlanta Roadskate (not including two unofficial traverses in 2005) was on a warm and sunny day one might have expected a month or so earlier. I knew I'd be feeling the muscle cramps in my quads eventually but that didn't stop me from being overly excited at some points early on.

Location

Airplane Flying over A2A Course (Hybrid View)
United States
34° 1' 35.0616" N, 83° 36' 37.9368" W
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Athens to Atlanta (A2A) Roadskate: 87 miles of Rolling Georgia Hills on Inline Skates

2008.10.05 7:30 am
2008.10.05 5:30 pm
US/Eastern
Come join us for the grandskatey of them all, the Athens to Atlanta Roadskate from Athens Georgia to Atlanta GA. I'm a bit late putting this one on the schedule, ha, so I'll keep it short! We'll miss you if you're not there and be glad to see you if you are!

Locations

Athens to Atlanta Roadskate Start
E Washington St at N Thomas St
Athens, Georgia
United States
33° 57' 35.5932" N, 83° 22' 25.0464" W
Finish Line of A2A in Piedmont Park, Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia
United States
33° 47' 14.5608" N, 84° 22' 28.7076" W
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Athens to Atlanta Roadskate (A2A Skate): Total Ascent, Elevation Gain; Barometric or GPS Data?

Does anybody have the total ascent or elevation gain for the 87 mile Athens-to-Atlanta (A2A) course kicking around somewhere in their GPS or training files? I have googled all sorts of term combos, as well as searched this site. Blake's A2A mapmyride entry shows highest & lowest elevation but doesn't add it up for me :-). I'm feeling a bit fuzzy headed today so it's entirely possible I overlooked it, but please post that figure if you have it!

Location

United States
33° 59' 52.8972" N, 83° 44' 55.6044" W
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Athens to Atlanta Roadskate A2A 2007 Inline Skate Report (Sunday)

Oh. Buzz buzz buzz buzz, 4:30 a.m. came so quickly after taking so long to arrive.

We got our jolt of hot water and I pondered whether to do some coffee or not. I think I decided not to, and that it would perhaps upset my stomach.

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