AUSTELL, Ga. -- Austell's inaugural Run/Walk with the Mayor will be held this weekend.
The 5K will be Saturday, Apr. 18 at 8 a.m. Race organizers say they hope it becomes an Austell tradition.
Runners will "Jog with Joe" from Legion Park to Sweetwater Creek, past the Community Garden and Veterans Memorial Park, and over the high bridge that spans Veterans Memorial Highway.
Run/Walk with the Mayor is an AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier. More information about the 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race.
Registration is $25 in advance and $30 on race day, and includes a T-shirt. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers.
Participants who bring three canned food items for Sweetwater Mission Food Bank to the race will receive raffle tickets and become eligible for great prizes.