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FACILITY DIRECTIONS (alpha order)

Allatoona High School - 3300 Dallas Acworth Highway Northwest, Acworth, GA

Traveling North on I-75:
Take the Glade Road exit #278 and turn left. Go to Highway 92 south and turn right. Travel approximately 4 miles to Highway 41 north and turn right. After you cross over the lake, turn left at the next light: Highway 92 south/Dallas Acworth Highway. Travel 1.5 miles to Allatoona High School on the left.


Allatoona Park - MAP

Take Shallowford road to Canton Road;  turn left on Canton;  take Canton road to Highway 41;  turn right on 41;  follow 41 north several miles to Mars Hill Rd.;  turn left on Mars Hill;  follow Mars Hill until you see a right turn on County Line Rd;  follow County Line Rd. until you see a right turn on Old Stilesboro Rd;  go approximately 1/4 mile down the hill and look for a small gravel drive on your right hand side. There is a grassy field at this location. Park here and walk back into the field along the small dirt road.


Alpharetta High School - 3595 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005

Take 285 East to GA 400 North to Exit #10(Old Milton Pkwy) towards Alpharetta. Turn RIGHT off the exit. Turn LEFT at the 3rd traffic light onto North Point Pkwy. The main entrance to the school is located on Webb Bridge Road just east of the North Point Parkway/Webb Bridge Road intersection.


Berry College - 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW Rome, GA

Take I-75 North to Exit #290 (GA 20 west). Go LEFT at the ramp. Follow GA 20 for 2.3 miles until it ends at traffic light. Turn LEFT and proceed to the entrance ramp on the right to US 41 North/GA 20 west. Go 2.7 miles and take Hwy 411 to Rome. Go 17 miles and take a RIGHT on North Loop 1 (North Rome bypass; signs for Berry College). Follow Route 1 for approx. 7.5 miles. Turn RIGHT at Hwy 27. Berry College is on the left, about half a mile down.  Course Map


Boling Park - 1200 Marietta Hwy. Canton, GA 30114
Take I-75 North to I-575 North.  Exit at Exit 16 and bear to your left at the split in the ramp and proceed to the traffic light at GA highway 5 (you will "T" into Hwy 5). Turn right on highway 5, go across the river and take an immediate left into Boling Park. Go to the end of the drive, past soccer and baseball fields. The course will be immediately across the creek.

Boundary Waters Recreational Complex - Douglasville, GA 30135

Go West on I-20 to Fulton Industrial Boulevard (approximately 2 miles outside I-285). Left on FIB and travel approximately 8 miles to Hwy 92/166 intersection. Go right on Hwy 92/166 and travel approximately 3 miles to Hwy 166 intersection. Go left on Hwy 166 and Boundary Waters will be approximately 2 miles on your left. PDF

 

Brookwood HS - 1255 Dogwood Road, Snellville, GA 30078

From I-85 North: Exit South on Pleasant Hill Road for 4 miles to the Ronald Reagan Parkway. Get on the Parkway heading toward Snellville (South.) Exit at Webb Ginn House Road. Take a right from the exit ramp onto Webb Ginn House Road and go .25 miles to a four-way stop. The school building is on the left, parking is straight ahead, then left.


Carrollton Elementary School - 401 Ben Scott Blvd, Carrollton, GA 30117

Take I-20 West to exit 24 (Carrollton-Villa Rica Highway 61 Exit). Turn left at the light and go approx. 11 miles on Highway 61.  Highway 61 merges into Highway 166.  You will enter Carrollton city limits. Directly past Ryan's Steak House, get in the left lane. Turn left onto the Carrollton bypass Hwy 166 Bypass West - towards Bowdon (if you pass McDonalds, you've gone too far). Stay on the bypass until the 4th red light. Turn right at the light (just past Target) onto Ben Scott Blvd. The meet is at Carrollton Elementary School on your left. 

Clinton Nature Preserve - Ephesus Church Road, Villa Rica, GA

From Atlanta:  I-20 West to Post Rd. (exit #30). Turn Left on Post Rd.. (cross over I-20). Continue on Post Rd. for approx. 1 mile. Turn Right on Ephesus Church Rd. Continue on Ephesus Church Rd. for approx. 1 mile. Turn Right into Clinton Nature Preserve. 


Cobb County US Army Corps of Engineers Land - 5662 Old Stilesboro Road NW, Acworth, GA 30101

From the Big Chicken
Go North on Highway 41 ( Cobb Parkway)
Turn Left onto Mars Hill Road
Turn Right onto County Line Road (after passing Frey Elementary)
Turn Right onto Old Stilesboro Road
Course is a 1/4 mile on the right from Highway 41 (North Marietta Parkway)


Collins Hill High School - 50 Taylor Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

Take I-85 North to exit #111 (Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd. NW/GA 317).
Turn RIGHT off the exit onto Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd.
Turn LEFT at the traffic light onto Horizon Dr. Horizon Dr. deadends into Old Peachtree Rd. Turn RIGHT onto Old Peachtree Rd. At the next traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Collins Hill Rd.
Turn RIGHT at the next traffic light onto Taylor Rd. Enter the school in the 1st entranceway, and circle to the back of the school. Follow signs for the gym/tournament.


Creekview High School - 1550 Owens Store Road, Canton, GA 30115

Turn left on Hembree Rd.  Turn left onto Lassiter Rd (0.4 mi). Take the 3rd right ontoShallowford Rd NE (0.3 mi).  Turn left onto Mabry Rd (2.6 mi).   Turn right onto GA-92 N/Woodstock Rd (1.5 mi).  Turn left onto Hardscrabble Rd (2.3 mi).   Turn left ontoCrabapple Rd (1.7 mi).  Turn left onto GA-372 N (6.1 mi).  Turn left onto New Bull Pen Rd(0.9 mi).  Continue onto Union Hill Rd (1.1 mi).  Turn right onto Old Lathemtown Rd (1.4 mi).  Slight right onto Arbor Hill Rd (1.2 mi).  Turn left onto Owens Store Rd (0.9 mi). School will be on the left.


Dellinger Park - 100 Pine Grove Road, Cartersville, GA 30120

Take I-75 NORTH to Exit #283 (Emerson/Allatoona Road/Hwy 293). Turn LEFT off the exit ramp onto Emerson/Allatoona Road/Hwy 293. Turn LEFT onto Old Alabama (forks to the left of 293, just pass the overpass). Go straight through the 4-way stop and travel 4.5 miles to Douthit Ferry Road. Turn RIGHT on Douthit Ferry (at traffic light; see signs for Etowah Indian Mounds).Cross over bridge and turn RIGHT at the stop sign onto Pine Grove Road. Follow the signs to Dellinger Park, which will be on the RIGHT.  Map & Directions


Etowah High School - 6565 Putnam Ford Drive, Woodstock, GA 30189

Take Highway 92 to Bells Ferry Road North. Go approx. 2 miles to Eagle Drive. Turn right at 2nd light onto Eagle drive (Chevron gas station on the corner). Take Eagle Drive approx. 1 mile to Putnam Ford Road and turn left into school complex. Etowah High School will be on your left.


Foxhall Sporting Club  - 8000 Capps Ferry Road, Douglasville, GA 30135

I-285 W to Exit 62 (GA-14 Spur/GA 279/S. Fulton/Old National Hwy).  Keep right at the fork, merge onto GA-14 Spur West.  Continue on S. Fulton Hwy (19.5 miles). Continue on Capps Ferry Road.  Course will be on the right.


Georgia Tech - George C. Griffin Track - 955 Fowler St, Atlanta, GA 30318

From North, Traveling South I-75/85:

Take the "10th /14th St./Techwood Dr." exit.  Cross over 14th St. and continue to 10th St.  Turn right on 10th St., then immediate left on Fowler St. (1st light).  Track (Griffin Stadium) is on the right, next to the Tennis Center

From South, Traveling North I-75/85:

Take the "10th/14th St." exit. Turn left on 10th St.  Cross the interstate & continue through the first light.  Turn left at the next light onto Fowler Street.


Georgia International Horse Park - 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, GA 30013

Take I-20 East to Exit #82 (Hwy 138). Turn LEFT off the exit and go north for 4 miles. Turn RIGHT onto Centennial Olympic Parkway. Go 2 miles and the course will be on the RIGHT.


Harrison High School - 4500 Due West Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152

Right on Hembree Rd. Right on Post Oak Tritt Rd. Left on Sandy Plains Rd. Take the 2nd right onto Piedmont Rd. Continue onto Barrett Pkwy. Turn right onto Stilesboro Rd.Sharp left onto Kennesaw Due West Rd NW. Continue straight onto Due West Rd NW. School will be on the right.


Jefferson High School - 575 Washington St., Jefferson, GA  30549

I-85 N to exit 137 for US-129/GA-11 toward Jefferson/Gainesville. Turn right onto GA-11 S/US-129 S. Continue to follow US-129 S. Turn left onto Old Pendergrass Rd. School is on the left.


Kell High School - 4770 Lee Waters Road, Marietta, GA 30066

Turn left on Hembree Rd NE (0.5 mi). Turn left onto N Hembree Rd (0.5 mi). Turn left onto Shallowford Rd NE (5.2 mi). Turn right onto Canton Rd (0.8 mi).  Slight right onto Jamerson Rd (0.5 mi).  Take the 3rd right onto Lee Waters Rd (0.4 mi).  Destination will be on the left.


Kennesaw Mountain High School - 1898 Kennesaw-Due West Road, Kennesaw, GA 30152

Take I-75 North to the Chastain Road Exit. Turn LEFT off exit towards Kennesaw State University. Stay on Chastain until it dead-ends into Hwy. 41. Turn RIGHT. Go to the next light and turn LEFT onto Kennesaw-Due West Road. Go approximately 2 miles and the school is on the LEFT.


LaGrange Invitational Cross Country Meet- Pyne Road Park LaGrange, GA 30240

Take I-85 South to Exit 18 (GA 109) towards LaGrange
Turn RIGHT off the exit onto GA 109 W / Lafayette Parkway
Continue to follow GA 109 W for ~ 10.5 miles (the name will change to GA 109 W/Roanoke Rd)
Look for signs to the park.


Lassiter High School - 2601 Shallowford Rd. NE, Marietta, GA 30066

Turn left on Hembree Rd NE (0.5 mi).  Turn left onto N Hembree Rd (0.5 mi).  Turn left onto Shallowford Rd NE (2.3 mi). Turn right at light onto Steinhauer Rd. Take the 2nd right into the Lassiter stadium parking lot. 


Marietta High School - 1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064

Turn left on Hembree Rd (0.9 mi).  Turn right onto Post Oak Tritt Rd (2.0 mi).  Turn left onto Sandy Plains Rd (3.1 mi).  Turn left onto Canton Rd Conn NE (1.4 mi), slight left to stay on Canton Rd Conn NE (0.6 mi).  Continue onto GA-5 S/State Hwy 5 S/State Route 5 S/Hwy 5 S/Rte 5 S/State 5 S (1.3 mi).  Turn right onto North Marietta Pkwy NW (0.3 mi).  Take the 1st right onto Polk St (1.6 mi).  Turn right onto Burnt Hickory Rd NW (0.3 mi).  Take the 2nd left onto Devonwood Trail (0.3 mi).  Turn right onto Chesterfield Pl (0.2 mi).  Turn left onto Carriage Oaks Dr (0.3 mi). Take the 3rd left onto Whitlock Ave NW, school will be on the right.

From I-75:

Take I-75 North to Exit #265 (North Marietta Pkwy.) Turn LEFT onto SR-120 Loop/North Marietta Pkwy. Go approx. 3 1/2 miles then turn RIGHT onto Whitlock Ave/SR-120. Marietta High School is approx 5 miles down on the LEFT.


Marist High School - 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319

From I-75 take I-285 East to exit # 29. Turn right onto Ashford-Dunwoody Road, away from Perimeter Mall. Marist is located approximately 1.0 mile inside I-285 on the right hand side.map


McCleskey Middle School - 4080 Maybreeze Road, Marietta, GA, 30066

Hembree Rd toward Meadow Drive. Turn left onto N. Hembree Rd.  Turn left onto Shallowford Rd. Go 4.1 miles. Turn left onto Maybreeze Rd. School will be on the left.


McEachern High School - 2400 New Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Take I-75 North to the South Marietta Pkwy Exit (Exit #263). Stay in the LEFT lane and go under the bridge to S. Marietta Pkwy/Hwy 120 West. Go 3 miles to the end of S. Marietta Pkwy. Turn LEFT onto Powder Springs Rd. Go 4.2 miles and turn RIGHT onto Hwy 360 W (Macland Rd.). Go 4.1 miles and turn LEFT at the light onto Hwy 176 S (New Macland Rd./Lost Mountain Rd). McEachern High School is 4/10 mile on the RIGHT.


I-85 N to exit 120 for Hamilton Mill Rd toward Hamilton Mill Pkwy. (0.2 mi). Turn right onto Hamilton Mill Rd. (0.1 mi).
Take the 1st left onto GA-124 N.(2.5 mi). School is on the left.


1-75 South to I-475 S (signs for Bypass to I-75 South Valdosta). Take the exit onto I-75 S.Take exit 99 for GA-300 toward Ga-Fla-Pkwy/Albany. Turn right onto GA-300 S. Turn right onto GA-32 W. Turn left onto GA-91 S/Hwy 91 S. Turn left onto N Jefferson St. Turn right onto W Society Ave. Stadium will be on the left.


Milton High School - 13025 Birmingham Hwy, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Take 400 North to Exit #9 (Haynes Bridge Road Exit). Turn left off the exit onto Haynes Bridge Road. Go straight until it intersects with Old Milton Parkway. Take a left onto Old Milton Parkway. Crossover Route 9. Old Milton will turn into Rucker Road. Go pass Wills Park on the LEFT. Come to the intersection of Broadwell and Rucker Road. Turn RIGHT at this light. This will bring you thru the five corners of Crabapple, and this then becomes Birmingham Hwy. After the 5 corners, your next light will be into Milton High School. The HS is on your LEFT.


Parkview High School - 998 Cole Drive SW, Lilburn, GA 30047

I-285 East to exit 33B toward Greenville.  Merge onto I-85 N.  Take exit 101 for Indian Trail Lilburn Rd. Turn right onto Indian Trail Lilburn Rd. Turn right onto GA-8 W/US-29 S. Turn left onto Main St NW. Continue onto Camp Creek Rd SW. Keep left at the fork. Continue onto Cole Dr SW. School is on the left.


From I-85 North exit Pleasant Hill Road . Turn left go several miles (past the Duluth Hospital) and turn right on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard (There is a Kroger and McDonalds across the intersection). On Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, turn left at the second light (River Green Parkway). The cross country course is down on the right.


Robert Cross Middle School - 324 Lockett Station Road Albany, GA 31721

Take I-75 South towards Cordele. Take the Hwy 300 Exit (Exit #99). Turn RIGHT off the exit and follow HWY 300 towards Albany. Stay on HWY 300 until you reach US 19 South. Follow HWY 300/US 19 South. Turn RIGHT onto Oglethorpe Blvd. Go thru town and turn RIGHT onto Slappey Blvd. Turn LEFT onto Hwy 234 East (Gillonville Hwy) Go by Darton College. Go straight at the 1st traffic light crossing over Westover Blvd. At the 2nd traffic light turn LEFT onto Lockett Station Road. The school will be on the LEFT. Parking is available in the LEFT parking lot beside the school and the back parking lot behind the school.  DirectionsMap.


Roper Park - 1826 Refuge Rd, Jasper, GA 30143

575 North to GA-5 North for 23 miles.  Turn right on Harmony School Road. After 4.2 miles, turn left to stay on Harmony School Road.  After 0.6 mile, turn left onto Refuge Road.  Park will be on the left, after about 0.6 mile.


Roswell High School -11595 King Road, Roswell, GA 30075

From Pope, left on Hembree Rd. Left on Lassiter Rd. 3rd right onto Shallowford Rd. Left onto Mabry Rd.  Right onto GA-92 N/Woodstock Rd. Left onto King Rd. School is on the right.

Sandy Creek High School - 360 Jenkins Road Tyrone, GA 30290
SOUTH From Atlanta
Hwy I-85 South to Peachtree City/Tyrone Exit (Hwy 74)
Left off exit onto Hwy 74. Take a left on Jenkins road and Sandy Creek will be on the right.

Starr's Mill High School - 193 Panther Path, Fayetteville, GA 30215
I-85 South to Exit 61 for GA-74 toward Fairburn/Peachtree City. Turn left onto GA-74 S/Senoia Rd. Continue to follow GA-74 S. Turn left onto Redwine Rd. Turn right ontoPanther Path
Destination will be on the right.

Summer River Run @ Columns Drive & Sope Creek

From Pope HS take right on Hembree Road. Left on Post Oak Tritt. Right on Johnson Ferry Road (drive approximately 6 miles). At the light (before bridge to cross river) take a right on Columns Drive.
Stay on Columns Drive for about 2.6 miles, which will end at the unit.


From Pope HS take right on Hembree Road. Right on Post Oak Tritt. Left on Murdock. Right on Sewell Mill Road
eft on Old Canton Road. Cross over Roswell Road. Right on Lower Roswell Road. Continue onto Terrell Mill Road to left turning lane for Paper Mill Road. Unit will be on right 1.1 miles down the road. The drive is sort of hidden, so look carefully.

UGA Athletic Association Equestrian Farm - 1171 Astondale Rd., Bishop, GA 30621

From Athens, take US-441 South for 7.3 miles. When you reach the Bishop city limits, turn left on Astondale Rd. Drive past the railroad tracks and go ΒΌ of a mile. The farm is on your left.


UNG-Gainesville - 3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood, GA 30566

Take Interstate 85 North to Interstate 985 to Exit 16 (Highway 53/Oakwood), turn left at the bottom of the ramp and get into the far right lane.  Turn right into the GC Campus at the third traffic light (Landrum Education Drive). 


Walton High School - 1590 Bill Murdock Rd., Marietta, GA 30062
From Pope, left on Hembree Rd. Right on Lassiter Rd. Right on Johnson Ferry Rd. (1.8 mi). Right on Sewell Mill Rd. Immediate left on Pine Rd.  Right on Bill Murdock Rd., first right into Walton High School.  Go through the bus lanes past the school. Stadium is near the back parking lot.

Wheeler High School - 375 Holt Road Marietta, GA 30068

From Pope, turn right on Hembree Rd.  Turn right onto Post Oak Tritt Rd (0.2 mi).  Take the 3rd left onto Murdock Rd (2.0 mi).  Turn right onto Sewell Mill Rd (0.3 mi). Take the 1st left onto Old Canton Rd (0.3 mi).  Turn right onto GA-120 W/Roswell Rd (1.8 mi).   Turn left onto Robinson Rd (0.4 mi).  Turn right onto Holt Rd NE (0.7 mi). School will be on the right.


Woodland High School - 8000 Old Alabama Road, Cartersville, GA  30120

I-75 north to the Allatoona Road Exit (exit 283) toward Emerson.  Keep left at the fork in the ramp.  Merge onto Emerson-Allatoona Road.  Emerson-Allatoona Road becomes GA 293/Atlanta Road.  Turn left onto Old Alabama Road. 


From Pope, left on Hembree Rd. Left on N. Hembree Rd. Left on Shallowford Rd. (5.2 mi). Right on Canton Rd.
(1.9 mi). Continue onto Main St. (1.1 mi). Turn left onto Towne Lake Pkwy. (1.9 mi). Turn left onto Towne Lake Hills S Drive. School is on the left.

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