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Lauren Alaina to Headline Dalton Concert - Marathon
The 3rd annual Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon sponsored by Alliant Health Plans will feature Lauren Alaina performing at the celebration concert preceding the race. The Lauren Alaina concert will take place on October 5, 2012 at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center. Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon will take place in Downtown Dalton on October 6 and anticipates over 1500 runners. Runners may choose to run the Half Marathon, 5K or the 2K fun run. The Half Marathon is sponsored by Shaw Industries, 5K sponsored by J & J Industries, and 2K fun run sponsored by Textile Industries.
On Friday October 5, 2012 the Daily Citizen will partner with the Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon to present a health expo with packet pick up and registration for racers at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center from 11 am until 6 pm. Also that day from 5-6 pm, there will be a block party at the Trade Center before the Lauren Alaina Concert. There will be fun games and activities for everyone to enjoy!
Following the Expo and packet pick up, American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina will take the stage at 7 pm for a celebration concert. Lauren Alaina fresh off her performance at Riverbend in Chattanooga will play for runners and the community at large. Doors will open at 6 pm.
The general admission tickets for the Lauren Alaina concert may be purchased at www.daltontradecenter.com for $15 plus service fees.
Runners can register for the race at Active.com and a limited number of runners will have the option to purchase 2 tickets for the Lauren Alaina concert at a discount of $10 plus service fees. Runners may purchase additional tickets at the regular price.
The proceeds of the race and concert benefit the City of Refuge and Family Promise of Dalton.
For more information go to www.daltonredcarpethalfmarathon.com or call the Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau at 706-270-9960.Tuesday, October 2 2012, 10:04 AM EDT
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Sound of actors Amr Waked and Scarlett Johannson in a scene from "Lucy."
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Daniel Radcliffe says his disguise extended to his voice.
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Daniel Radcliffe says some fans may have taken snapshots with him and not know it.
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