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Michie Tavern Downtown Mile Held in Conjunction with Healthy Living Expo

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Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society 
Press Release

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society is very pleased to announce the running of the inaugural Michie Tavern Downtown Mile on Wednesday evening, July 24th, 2013. Presented in conjunction with a Healthy Living Expo at Charlottesville's nTelos Wireless Pavilion, the race promotes exercise as well as an appreciation of local historic sites. Please join us for this exciting new road race. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society. 

The race course leads participants around historic Court Square and the Downtown Mall, finishing at the Pavilion, where the Healthy Living Expo will be taking place, starting at 5:00 pm. To see the course in its entirety and to register for the race, please visit the Michie Tavern Downtown Mile website at www.cvilledowntownmile.com. Participants may pre-register online at a reduced rate. 

The Whole Foods Family 1 Miler will begin at 6:30 pm. The Open Race starts at 7:00 pm. Check-in for these races will begin at Lee Park at 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm, respectively. Participants may walk or run, or enter as a team. Prizes will be awarded for the first, second, and third place male and female finishers, as well as the fastest team in the Open Race. 

The Michie Tavern Downtown Mile is a part of the American Heritage Race Series, organized by Notus Sports and Events Management, LLC. 

Please contact the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society at admin@albemarlehistory.org or 424-296-1492 with questions or if interested in volunteering at the race. 

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