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New Running Series Highlights Georgia State Parks: Sponsored by Dirty Spokes Productions

Runners, prepare to get dirty in the great outdoors.  Dirty Spokes Productions is sponsoring a Georgia State Parks trail-running series throughout 2013.  Runners will explore trails at four state parks while earning points for awards.  Registration fees range from $25 to $45 and include chip timing, “dry-fit” shirts, post-race recovery drinks and fruit.

The trail running series covers four state parks in the northern part of Georgia:

Red Top Mountain State Park in Cartersville
9.9/3.1 Mile Trail Run
August 3

Unicoi State Park in Helen
10K/5K Trail Run
September 7

Fort Yargo State Park in Winder
8.55K/3.45K Trail Run
October 12

Victoria Bryant State Park near Lavonia
10K/5K Trail Run
December 7

Competitors will race along some of Georgia’s most scenic trails, enjoying lakes, mountains and streams.  To register and learn more, visit  Racers and spectators may want to stay overnight in the parks’s cabins, lodge rooms, yurts or campsites.  For reservations and to learn more about Georgia’s State Parks, visit