Below, runners Erick Remirez, left, and twins Jared and Jonah Mills, center and right, stretch out before the start of the Sandy Springs Education Force’s “Footprints for the Future 5K” on Nov. 8. More than 130 runners signed up for the race, which took off from Lake Forest Elementary School. At bottom, Irene Schweiger, executive director of the foundation, speaks to the runners.

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Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.