2014 Run for Angels and Chicken Q

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  • Saturday, February 1, 2014
  • 12th Annual Angel’s House Run for Angels
  • 5K/10K Road Races certified as Peachtree Road Race Qualifiers
  • 1 Mile Fun Run
  • Run is professionally managed & Chip-timed ORION Racing
  • Prizes for the “Best Wings” themed costume(s) – child, adult, and group

The 12th Annual 5K/10K Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Run 2014 Run For Angels, is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014.

The RUN FOR ANGELS is our largest fundraiser and has raised $297,730 since its inception in 2003. With both the 5K and 10K courses being certified as PEACHTREE ROAD RACE QUALIFIERS, the RUN FOR ANGELS is now a highly respected and well-attended event attracting 771 participants from all over the southeast last year! ORION RACING will professionally manage our 2014 race using the latest RFID disposable start and finish chip-timing technology to ensure instant and the most accurate finish times possible! This system will also allow us to prepare for our awards ceremony much more quickly! These precise times will be displayed on a flat screened television at the finish line. Race times will also be emailed to participants in the 5K and 10K races! (Please note that we will use gun time to calculate awards results based on USATF Rule 245.)

Run Volunteers 

We strive to stage a quality athletic event by continuing to improve our race each year. Many committed volunteers are already actively involved in preparing for our 2014 race. We are so grateful for all of the “angels” who support our run by being participants, volunteering time, offering services, or making in-kind or monetary donations! If you are interested in helping with this event, please contact Val Cranford at VPC@numail.org..


Start Line: Races begin on Greenville Street between Salbide Avenue and Savannah Street
Finish Line: Salbide Avenue, adjacent to the First United Methodist Church
Race Course: the race is through historic downtown Newnan, GA.


Early Registration thru January 20
1 Mile Fun Run – $20 5K – $25 10K – $30

Late Registration begins January 21
1 Mile Fun Run – $25 5K – $30 10K – $35

7:00am On-site registration and check-in for registered runners and walkers*
8:00am One Mile Fun Run
8:15am 5K Race
8:30am 10K Race
10:00am Awards Ceremony
10:30am Chicken Q take out available
11:00am Chicken Q begins serving

* Late registration and early run packet pick-up for registered runners and walkers on Friday, January 31, 11:00am – 6:00pm at First United Methodist Church Hall, Greenville Street in Downtown Newnan.

Race Start and Finish Lines: Races begin on Greenville St. between Salbide Ave. and Savannah St. and finish on Salbide Ave, adjacent to the First United Methodist Church.
Race Course: The race is through historic downtown Newnan, Georgia.

Registration and Packet pick up at First United Methodist Church, 33 Greenville St. on Friday, January 31, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m and the morning of the run.


  • One Mile Fun Run/Walk: Ribbons will be given to all participants 12 and under.
  • 5K & 10K: Awards for overall M/F finishers in both races; Overall M/F Masters in both races; 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in the following age groups: 10 & under; 11-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74, 75 & over.
  • “Best Wings” themed costume(s): Prizes will go to the best “Best Wings” themed costumed child, adult, and group.
  • T-shirts: Long sleeve t-shirts guaranteed for all runners who preregister thru January 20. This year’s shirt will be bright safety yellow!


Our sponsorship solicitation for the 2014 Run for Angels and Chicken Q is currently underway. We offer sponsor promotion opportunities on our FaceBook page and our website. Promote your business and its support of Angel’s House by providing a door prize! For sponsorship information please call LouAnne Connell, 770-301-0429; Ann Phillips, 678-571-1106 or Click here for the sponsorship information

The 2014 Angel’s House Chicken-Q

The 2014 Angel’s House Chicken Q will be held at the First United Methodist Church Parish Hall in conjunction with the Run for Angels on Saturday, February 1, 2014.

We had a very successful 2013 Chicken Q, serving over 1,400 plates of the famous Huckleberry’s chicken. Our community continues to show overwhelming support for this important fundraiser. Since 2002, the Chicken Q has raised approximately $73,604 for Angel’s House.

Several local churches (Newnan First United Methodist, Newnan First Baptist, Central Baptist, Newnan First Presbyterian, St. George Catholic, Cornerstone Baptist and St. Paul Episcopal church) have come together to make this event such a wonderful success, and we welcome all of the churches in the community to participate. These friends of Angel’s House sell tickets, bake homemade desserts and work to serve our many hungry patrons on the day of the Chicken Q. If you are interested in buying tickets or volunteering for the Chicken Q, please contact Kelley Welden at kwelden@bellsouth.net.

Chicken Q 2014 Tickets will be for sale at First United Methodist Church in Downtown Newnan and United Bank at 31 Bullsboro Drive starting Saturday, January 4, 2014.

On February 1, 2014 the drive-thru Chicken Q pick-up line opens at 10:30am for those who would like “to go” plates. Others are invited to eat in the First United Methodist Church Hall beginning at 11am. Jennifer Palmer and Kelley Welden are the 2014 Chicken Q co-chairs and can be contacted for more information at kwelden@bellsouth.net.