Organizers hope next month's event helps raise $150,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Patch Staff
Monday, November 26, 2012
Back for a fourth year, the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run is bigger than ever with a focused goal in 2012 of raising $150,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer, a non-profit dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education and support. Since its inception, the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run has more than tripled in size and contributions to local charities. This year, the event will again push the envelope with more festive attire and more scantily clad men and women running down the frosty streets of Midtown. On December 8 at 2 p.m., approximately 250 runners will take their positions at the starting line for a holiday-inspired scramble through the heart of Atlanta. The approximately one-mile course starts and ends at Hudson Grille, …
Famed former Alabama football coach Gene Stallings spoke to football enthusiasts Monday at The Touchdown Club of Atlanta's weekly Midtown meeting. The Paul Johnson Radio Show also is featured each week at Hudson Grille Midtown.
Today’s Midtown Patch Pic of the Day comes courtesy of The Touchdown Club of Atlanta, which has been meeting in Midtown for several years. After previously meeting in the now closed Fox Sports Grill in Atlanta Station, The Touchdown Club has shifted its weekly Monday meetings to Hudson Grille Midtown, located at 942 Peachtree Street. Monday’s meeting featured special guest speaker Gene Stallings. The former college football player and national champion head coach was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame two years. Stallings was one of the famed "Junction Boys” who played under Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant in the mid-1950s at Texas A&M. He later coached at Alabama and his alma mater, before spending the better part of two decades …