TAPS Together: Carry the Load Relay, Atlanta

add to outlook calendar add to gmail calendar May 18, 2021, 11:15 AM-4:00 PM Eastern
Atlanta, Georgia
Registration Close Date: May 18, 2021

TAPS is honored to be a part of the 2021 Carry the Load National Relay as a National Non-Profit Partner. 

We would love to have as many of you in the Atlanta area who are able to participate and represent TAPS join in on this very moving and inspiring memorial walk as you honor your fallen heroes and carry them with you as you participate.  TAPS Togethers is participating in two legs of the relay. The first leg is 3.98 miles and the second is 5.43 miles for a total of 9.41 miles. You are welcome to do one or both of the walks.


Meet-Up Locations

Start Location #1:

(Exchange Point #132)
Lowe's Home Improvement
4950 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Chamblee, Georgia 30341

Meeting Time: No Later than 11:15 a.m.
Event Start Time: 11:30 a.m.

End Location #1:

AT&T Mobility Headquarters
1025 Lenox Park Boulevard Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30319

Event End Time: 
1:30 p.m. (estimated)


Start Location #2:

(Exchange Point #133)
AT&T Mobility Headquarters
1025 Lenox Park Boulevard Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30319

Meeting Time: No Later than 1:15 p.m.
Event Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

End Location #2:

4920 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30342

Event End Time: 
4:00 p.m. (estimated)


Additional Information

Onsite TAPS POCDirector, Team TAPS

Transportation: All participants will be responsible for finding their own parking or transportation to the starting point. All participants will be responsible for finding their own transportation from the end point back to their parking location or point of origin.

Attire / What to Bring: In addition to TAPS shirts and attire, and photo buttons, we recommend that everyone wear comfortable walking shoes, and carry as few personal items with them as possible. 

Food and Beverage: Bring water and a snack as food and beverage is not provided. Bring any needed medication.

Please reach out to tapstogethers@taps.org with any questions.

TAPS Carry the Load Participants

About TAPS Togethers

Community is important!  This is why we create a broad variety of opportunities to bring the TAPS family together.  TAPS Togethers are one-day, organized, social events across the country, led by TAPS Staff or a survivor like you, with the goal of expanding our peer support community. 

If there is not a TAPS Togethers event in your area, consider hosting one. You know your community best! Perhaps you know of a simple cost-effective way to bring TAPS families together for a day of hope and healing in your area. We would love to hear from you! Please submit your idea and we will connect with you to explore the possibilities.

For more information about TAPS Togethers, please email tapstogethers@taps.org or call us at 800-959-TAPS (8277).