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Multi-colored for miles: Color run paints Augusta

...The point was to have fun."We trademark ourselves 'The Happiest 5K on the Planet,'" said Alec Fowler, the event director for the Color Run. "We try to create an experience that people can forget about their worries with work, family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-04/multi-colored-miles-color-run
Trapped bus causes chaos during first stage of Tour de France

...events was exceptional."We've never had to change the finish line before," said Jean-Francois Pescheux, the event director who helps pick the route each year. "There's never been a bus stuck before."The blockage at the line presented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-29/trapped-bus-causes-c
Leader Chris Froome claims third stage win of Tour de France

...I think that has to come first," Froome said.That eventuality was ruled out by Jean-Francois Pescheux, the event director."This is the Tour de France. Rain hasn't ever stopped the Tour de France. It would have to really be a natural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-17/leader-chris-froome-
Boxing event results gratify tourney chief

...weight classes fought it out in the finals of the boxing tournament to see who had the golden arm. Tom Moraetes, the event director for the boxing tournament, was more relaxed Sunday and was pleased with the results. "I was completely overwhelmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/oth_266497.shtml
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Skaters wrongly directed

...was cut short when the Georgia Games event had to be restarted after a miscommunication between event volunteers and event director Virginia Evans. Skaters were given wrong course directions on the nearly six-mile route, leading many to go more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/25/oth_266371.shtml
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Carriage auction expected to draw up to 5,000 tourists

...Carriage and Collectibles Sale. Horses, carriages and barn supplies will be sold all day today and into Sunday, event director Jim Rhodes said. Mr. Rhodes has held such auctions for 10 years in south Georgia, but this is his first time holding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-09-14/carriage-au
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Georgia Games lose one event

...a lot of those people are on a trip in Canada. (Event director Jim Stringer) really didn't get a lot of good response...from Augusta and four from Atlanta," former co-event director Ellis McCain said. "Then they decided to take the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/12/oth_348092.shtml
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Boxers display mettle

...matches as amateurs. "It takes real guts and courage to step into that ring and box in front of these people today," event director Tom Moraetes said. "These guys are true heroes." While the first day of boxing went off without a hitch, registration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/24/oth_266294.shtml
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Growing event catches break with placement on calendar

...spring break for many of the crews. "What really affects our numbers is whether we hit their spring break right," event director George Fry said. "The schools love to come down here on their spring break. It's early in the spring season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/13/oth_514537.shtml
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Games features its first Torch Walk

...to participate, organizers said. "The idea for the Torch Walk was to show support for the Georgia Games," event Director Kevin Johnson said. "What we would like to see would be for every person from birth to any age to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/oth_266122.shtml
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