Atlanta Track Club Announces NFL Partnership

Two new races seek to promote health and fitness in the Atlanta community.

Georgia-based football fans take note: According a release on Running USA, the Atlanta Track Club has announced a partnership with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons in an effort to promote health and fitness in the Atlanta community.

This partnership will manifest itself through the Back to Football Run 5K and Play 60 Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Georgia Dome where the Falcons play.

“We are happy to partner with the Atlanta Track Club in this League wide initiative,” said Jim Smith, the Falcons’ Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing. “We encourage and support health and wellness and are excited to give runners throughout Georgia an opportunity to participate in the Falcons Back to Football Run.”

Sue Payne, the Atlanta Track Club’s Executive Director, affirmed Smith’s statement.

“Promoting health and fitness in the Atlanta community is one of Atlanta Track Club’s top priorities, and we are thrilled to team up with the Atlanta Falcons to do just that through the Back to Football Run 5K and Play 60 Fun Run,” she said.

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