A bus to Athens will pick up registered participants at 9 p.m. Oct. 7 or 5 a.m. Oct. 9 from Skate Escape in Atlanta for $30. There is also a mandatory meeting in Athens that skaters must attend Oct. 8, the night before the main event.
During the race, there will be six checkpoints along the route that serve water and fruit. Skaters begin arriving in Atlanta around 11:45 a.m. Oct. 9, organizers said. An awards ceremony occurs at 6 p.m. in Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park.
Entry costs $100-$120 before Aug. 2 and $120-$140 until pre-race day depending on what distance participants choose.
For more information, visit the Athens-to-Atlanta Road Skate website.