Entries by Amy Dietrich

Recap: Runaway Bride 5K!

If you were in Piedmont Park last weekend and thought you saw a woman running in an ankle-length wedding dress, you weren’t just seeing things. Atlanta’s Run Away Bride 5K, a wedding-inspired race hosted by the Piedmont Park Conservancy, took place in the Park on Sunday, July 22. Race participants, a medley of married, engaged […]

Six Ways Parks Can Help You Stay Healthy

Do you want to live a long, healthy, and happy life? It’s easy. In fact, it’s as easy as a walk in the park. Public parks are known for their beauty or recreational value. But the biggest benefit lies in what they can do for your physical and mental health. Let’s have a look: 1. […]

Pitch in for Piedmont Park by Volunteering

From events to park beautification to history tours, volunteers were there for it all. Without them, Piedmont Park could look quite different! For instance, a year ago the perimeter of Lake Clara Meer was shrouded in bushes that obscured views of the Atlanta skyline. Volunteers were essential in helping to clear the shrubbery to reveal […]

How to Build Running Stamina

Recent news releases announced that the City of Atlanta will be the host of the USA’s women’s and men’s marathon Olympic qualifying team race for the 2020 games. It’s an exciting time to be a runner in Atlanta, and no doubt many people will also be inspired by the incoming onslaught of Olympic-caliber marathoners hoping […]

Piedmont Park Aquatic Center Celebrates 10 Year Restoration Anniversary

Northside Hospital Sponsorship Enhances Pool Experience The Piedmont Park Conservancy is celebrating the Aquatic Center and Pool’s 10 year anniversary of its restoration in 2008! The past decade has been filled with fun and excitement at the pool, serving over 50,000 visitors each year. The pool restoration added features: a children’s splash area, accessible beach […]

Green Market is So Close We Can Taste It!

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is making the final arrangements for 2018’s Green Market. March 24th is quickly approaching, and the Conservancy is excited to get this year started right! With over 40 vendors, Green Market will be the place to be on Saturday mornings. You can look forward to walking into Piedmont Park on a […]