Cochran Mill Trail Race – Fall
The Half Marathon & 7 Miler
Date: October 12, 2019
Location: Cochran Mill Park
6875 Cochran Mill Rd
Palmetto, GA 30268
Only 25 miles from downtown Atlanta, Cochran Mill Park is located in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. Here you will see over 800 acres of woods, fields, streams, waterfalls, huge boulders, rock outcrops, wildflowers, mountain laurel, wildlife, and three historic mills. This hidden gem has never had a race of any kind until now. We invite you to come race with us, experience the beauty, and enjoy your own adventure. We have two races distances so there is something for everyone!
We will have age group awards for the following categories for both races:
- Under age 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
- Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female
- Top 3 Overall Male Masters and Top 3 Overall Female Masters
“Club Challenge” – we are giving a special award to the club, group or team with the most total participants in both events, the Spring and Fall Cochran Mill Trail Race.
Note there is a $5 parking fee per Cochran Mill Park that will be collected at the entrance. All vehicles will be parked in a grassy field by the start of the race. Please bring cash and have it ready when you arrive at Cochran Mill Park.
Packet Pickup – will be at the Big Peach Running Co. – Midtown location on Thursday, 10/10/19, from 6pm-8pm. Come get your packet and pick up any last minute race supplies. Tell your running partners they can sign up in-person too! Address: 800 Peachtree Street, Suites B & C Atlanta, GA 30308
You may also pick up your packet race morning from 6:30am – 8am.
Race Start Time: 13.1 Mile – 8:30 am —– 7 Mile – 8:40 am
There are no refunds, deferrals or transfers to other participants. Shirts are guaranteed two weeks prior to the race only.
We do not mail awards, shirts, race packets or other swag items.
Safety is of the utmost importance to the organizers of the Cochran Mill Trail Race. As with all of our events, we will be tracking the weather in the weeks and days leading up to the race. Please keep in mind that this event has a no refund policy and this includes if the race is cancelled due to an “act of God”. All race related items have already been paid for by the race production team.
We loving giving back to the parks, trails and communities where we train and race. Want to help Cochran Mill Park? You can by donating on our registration page. Your donations go to the City of Chattahoochee Hills Parks who works toward providing all residents and visitors with high quality parks, facilities and recreational opportunities.
COURSE INFO & MAP
The Half Marathon
The Fall edition of our race has a few changes. We’ve moved it up to October, eliminated the muddy horse path leading to the field AND reversed both courses. You will begin at 8:30 am on a gravel road then enter the woods to begin your journey. Runners will start on the Yellow Wall Loop find a few more hills but also a lot more of the beautiful scenery the park has to offer. You will cross the famous Henry Mill Falls then start a slow climb through a moderately challenging and technical Red loop. We will bring you back over the falls where you will complete the Yellow loop, run the Cedar Branch Trail, then back to the field where we started. There is a medal for all 13.1 mile finishers.
The 7 Miler
The Fall edition of our race has a few changes. We’ve moved it up to October, eliminated the muddy horse path leading to the field AND reversed both courses. You will begin at 8:35 am on a gravel road then enter the woods to begin your journey. Runners will start on the Yellow Wall Loop find a few more hills but also a lot more of the beautiful scenery the park has to offer, just like the 13.1 milers. Note: The 7 miler does NOT cross Henry Falls. You will also run the Cedar Branch Trail and finish in the field where we started.