Category: Support

2015 Run 4 the Greenway Registration now OPEN!

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 26, 2015 for the 6th Annual Run 4 the Greenway!  #Run4Greenway 4 Mile Run: On-line through September 11 (by 9:00 pm): $25.00 On-line through September 12-24 (by 9:00 pm): $30.00 Registration at Packet Pick-up on September 25 and Day of Race: $35.00 Family 4 Pack: $80.00 for 4 mile One Mile Walk/Run: On-line through September 24 (by 9:00 pm): $15.00 *NEW this year: 1 Mile Dog Registration: $20.00 (includes bandana and dog treats) Family 4 Pack: $50.00 for 1 mile Children 6 & under: Free (There is no fee for children 6 & under; however, we ask that you register and sign a waiver. No free t-shirt or beverage.) T-shirts are limited.  Register early to be guaranteed a race t-shirt.  All participants will receive a free beverage at the post-race event (except for children 6 & under). Click here for a route map and turn-by-turn route directions.   Registration is OPEN!  Register now.  1 Mile Walk/Run begins at 5:00 pm 4 Mile Run begins at 5:30 pm Party in Center City Park is from 4:00-8:00 pm with live music, food and entertainment for the whole family!   Not a runner or a walker? Want to volunteer at the Run? You can help!  Email Laura Lorenz at llorenz@actiongreensboro.org or call 336.387.8355 for a list of volunteer jobs available. Thanks to our title sponsor VF Corporation and our other sponsors:  

Followers on Social Media can win a Downtown Greenway T-shirt

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Every Wednesday on social media, we post a 'Where is this in Greensboro?' contest with photos of public art and areas of interest throughout Greensboro.  Winners with the correct answer will receive a Downtown Greenway t-shirt. Thanks to these followers who have participated and won a t-shirt! Vickie Ebright Sylvia Suriani Jeffrey Sykes Belle Windham Audra Volpi Howard Wyche Follow all Downtown Greenway social media by clicking on icons to the left and keep an eye out for your next opportunity to win this t-shirt every Wednesday.

Greenway event held to thank volunteers

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Greenway volunteers were invited to an evening of food and music at the Gallery at Greenhill on December 9th.  Trip Brown, co-chair of the Downtown Greenway Oversight Committee and volunteer since the project began 13 years ago was given an award that included a piece of the railroad track after the sale of Chandler Concrete in October 2014 for all his hard work on the project. To see more photos from the event, click here. We thank all of our dedicated volunteers!          

Chandler Concrete sells Greensboro site, making way for the Downtown Greenway

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Chandler Concrete Inc sells concrete manufacturing plant at 1420 Mill Street and signed restrictive covenant agreeing to cease use of the railroad track that runs adjacent to the property.  Property purchased by Mill Street Commons LLC. Plans begin moving forward for design of Greenway along rail line on Phase 4.  Click here to read article in the Triad Business Journal.

It’s not too late to register for the Run 4 the Greenway!

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You can still register for the Run 4 the Greenway on September 5th at Off 'n Running, 3731 Lawndale Drive from 11:30-6:30pm. On-site registration and packet pick-up will be on September 6th from 3:30-4:45 in Center City Park. Registration is $35.00. For more information about the party in Center City Park from 4-8 pm, click here. Questions?  Contact Benji Jones with Jones Racing Company at 336.471.3322 or benji@jonesracingcompany.com

Interested in volunteering for the Run 4 the Greenway?

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Would you like to help out at the Downtown Greenway's biggest event?  Join us on Saturday, September 6th from 4-8 pm to volunteer at the Run 4 the Greenway.  Click here to see what spots are left.  All volunteers will receive a volunteer t-shirt and beverage coupon. Not interested in volunteering-- join us for the party in Center City Park to support our runners!  Live music by Evan & Dana, Looney Lanny the Balloon Guy, News & Record photo booth, Hand & Stone massages at the Premier Commercial Bank Tent, and other fun activities in the park.  Great food and kid friendly options from 1618 on Location and Will & Pops.  Beverages from Natty Greene's Brewery, 1618 Concepts, and Tea Hugger. What to run in the 1 mile or 4 mile races?  Click here to register.  

Volunteers helping to maintain Greenway Edible Orchard

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Greenway volunteers came out on a Saturday morning in June to learn how to prune, weed, and water the vegetation at Meeting Place at Tradition Cornerstone with the guidance of local organic gardening expert Charlie Headington.  A rotating group of volunteers have committed to helping maintain the edible orchard every two weeks through the fall.  Interested in helping?  Contact Laura Lorenz at llorenz@actiongreensboro.org or 336.387.8355.

Registration is Open for Run 4 the Greenway!

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Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 6, 2014 for the 5th Annual Run 4 the Greenway! #Run4Greenway On-line through August 22 (by 9:00 pm): $25 (4 mile run) On-line through August 23-September 4 (by 9:00 pm): $30 (4 mile run) Registration at Packet Pick-up and Day of Race: $35.00 (4 mile run) On-line through September 4- One Mile Walk/Run: $15.00 Children 6 & under: Free (There is no fee for children 6 & under; however, we ask that you register and sign a waiver. No free t-shirt or beverage.) T-shirts are limited.  Register early to be guaranteed a race t-shirt.  All participants will receive a free beverage at the post-race event (except for children 6 & under). Click here for a route map and turn-by-turn route directions.   Registration is OPEN!  Register now.  1 Mile Walk/Run begins at 5:00 pm 4 Mile Run begins at 5:30 pm Party in Center City Park is from 4:00-8:00 pm with live music, food and entertainment for the whole family!   Not a runner or a walker? Want to volunteer at the Run? You can  help!  Email Laura Lorenz at llorenz@actiongreensboro.org or call 336.387.8355 for a list of volunteer jobs available. Thanks to our title sponsor Premier Commercial Bank and to our other sponsors:    

Interested in a Bike Share Program for Greensboro?

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Action Greensboro held their annual Groundbreakers Meeting on October 7, focused on Creative Connections for Economic Development.  Here's a list of the topics discussed: The Downtown Greenway Downtown University Campus Is Greensboro Ready for a Bike Share Program?  Update on the work of the Bike Share Task Force over the last five months. Click here to find out more about a possible bike share program for Greensboro. Questions?  Contact Dabney Sanders by email at dsanders@actiongreensboro.org.