Saturday will be a BIG day at Merchant’s Walk starting with the newly branded East Cobb 5K Road Race. The EC5K, previously know as the Raider Chase, will benefit the Walton High Track & Field and Cross Country teams. The race will start in the front parking lot of Merchant’s Walk right in front of Chipotle, go down Johnson Ferry Road and return to the parking lot with plenty of complimentary post race hydration refreshments by Whole Foods, entertainment provided by local band leader Tim McNary, and tastings provided by Chipotle and Pinkberry! Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. OR runners can register online at Active.com and search for “East Cobb 5K.”
Road Runner sports is not only the latest national retailer to join the Merchant’s Walk community, but also a sponsor of the East Cobb 5K. They will also host their grand opening event tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with a vendor fair to include Nike, New Balance, Newton and Luna among many others, as well as plenty of giveaways, and complimentary tastings from Whole Foods, Chipotle and Marlow’s Tavern.