Join the Atlanta Beat Women’s Professional Soccer players in their first public appearance and receive one free single-game ticket when you “Race to Empower a Bold Community”  on Saturday March 13 in Kennesaw, Ga. 
 

The 5k Race, sponsored by the Atlanta Beat Soccer Foundation, Kennesaw State University Foundation and the YWCA of Northwest Georgia, begins at BrandsMart USA – Kennesaw (Town Center) at 8:00a.m.  The event also includes a 1 Mile  Run/Walk at 9:00 a.m. and a 1 Mile Dog Run at 9:15 a.m.

Special Guest, Michelle Akers, will be on hand to present awards to winners in each category. Akers is a former gold medalist and National team captain.  She is a National Soccer Hall of Fame inductee and a three-time US Soccer Female Player of the Year. In fact, Akers was so instrumental in growing soccer on both a domestic and international scale that she was awarded the FIFA Order of Merit, which is FIFA’s highest award. Not only was Akers named Female Athlete of the Century by both CONCACAF and FIFA, but two awards were also named in her honor: the US Soccer Foundation Michelle Akers Lifetime Achievement Award and the WPS Michelle Akers Player of the Year Award.
Don’t miss you chance to meet a legend in the game as you race alongside Atlanta’s newest professional athletes.

For more information, visit www.theatlantabeat.com or contact Jen Plante at (678) 298-4712.

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