Allstate® Life Insurance and non-profit organization Give Your Sole have partnered to collect moderately used athletic shoes to donate to charity at the Allstate Life InsuranceSM Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® on Sunday, October 7.
All shoes collected in Atlanta will benefit The Gateway Center, an organization that helps homeless individuals in metro Atlanta move into transitional and permanent housing. The Gateway Center is one of the largest providers of homeless services in the Southeast.
Donations from race participants and Atlanta residents will also be collected during 13.1 Marathon® packet pick-up at the West Stride store located at 3517 Northside Parkway on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and the Town Brookhaven LA Fitness on Friday, Oct. 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Runners who donate their shoes on race day will receive a free pair of flip-flops to wear home.