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The Orange Duffel Bag Dash - 5K Trail Run

April 29, 2017
7:30 am
Garrard Landing Park - Covered Bridge Trail - Roswell GA

The Orange Duffel Bag Dash TRAIL RUN! Orange Duffel Bag Initiative (ODBI), a 501(c)3 providing services and programs for students who are in foster care or homeless, will hold its inaugural 5K – The Orange Duffel Bag Dash – April 29, 2017 at Garrard Landing Park - Covered Bridge Trail, 8000 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell GA. The event promises to be fun for the whole family offering a unique, enjoyable trail course for runners and walkers as well as a post-run award ceremony and festivities for young and old alike. ***** “Our wish for every child in Georgia is that they grow to adulthood healthy and having successfully achieved their education,” says Michael Daly, ODBI President. "On behalf of Orange Duffel Bag Initiative’s students, thank you for running, walking, sponsoring or volunteering in our first 5K. The Orange Duffel Bag Dash 5K brings together a community of caring people to help students stay on track with their education.” ***** Since 2010, 750+ students experiencing foster care, homelessness or poverty have graduated ODBI Coaching Programs. ODBI high school and college coaching programs are evidence and data-informed with key student outcomes achieved including reduced anger and improved critical thinking, self-esteem, school attendance, GPA, academic progress and graduation achievement–80% ODBI alum complete secondary education. ***** The Orange Duffel Dash Gold Sponsor is The Ear, Nose and Throat Institute and Silver Sponsor is Northside Hospital. Bronze sponsors are Black Sheep Interiors, Hewatt Electric, Insperity, Repro Products, Rob Mikell Family, Tara Materials, The Color Spot, Thomas Horstemeyer, and Tide Dry Cleaners. In-kind sponsors are Great Harvest, High Road Craft Ice Cream & Sorbet, Kroger, OrangeTheory Fitness, RoadRunner Sports, Zaxby’s, and Zoe’s Kitchen. Orion Racing is the official timer. ***** To register for the 5K, please visit For more information about The Orange Duffel Bag Initiative, please visit or contact Diana Black, ODBI VP at

Price: Individual Runner = $30
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