Groundbreaking Ceremony for Inclusive Playground at Swift-Cantrell Park

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Ground has officially been broken. The first shovels have hit the dirt as construction begins on the new inclusive playground at Swift-Cantrell Park. The City of Kennesaw and Kennesaw Parks and Recreation held a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the official beginning of construction of the state-of-the-art park. Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling, Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation President Phil Barber, and other local dignitaries … Read More

Swift-Cantrell Park to Make Upper Playground Fully Inclusive

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The City of Kennesaw, in partnership with the Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation, will completely renovate the upper playground at Swift-Cantrell Park and transform it in to a fully inclusive play space. The updated inclusive playground will utilize 5,000 currently unused square feet and feature four new play structures. The current playground includes nine slides, 11 swings, sensory boards, and a main play structure that has 100 feet … Read More

10 Years Strong – The 2019 Swift-Cantrell Classic 5k

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The 10th running of the Swift-Cantrell Classic 5k took place over Mother’s Day weekend with the luring threat of thunderstorms on the horizon. But, the rain held off giving the 850+ runners a dry, fast surface to put their skills to the test. The family-friendly yet uber competitive event is the opening race of the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series and is hosted by the Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation. Forty-seven … Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of the Swift-Cantrell Classic – Register Now

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2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Swift-Cantrell Classic 5k. Throughout the past decade, the number of entrants in the Swift-Cantrell Classic has tripled to over 1,200 runners. Your support has propelled the SCC from a modest little 5k to one of the premier races in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series. All of that increased participation has helped The Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation to do great … Read More

9th Annual Swift-Cantrell Classic – Results and Photos

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The 9th Annual Swift-Cantrell Classic, the opening race of the 2018 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series, was run this past weekend with incredible success. The Swift-Cantrell Classic is the second largest race in the Grand Prix Series with this year’s event capping out at 1,090 runners. Runners came from all over Georgia, Tennessee, and as far away as Fairhaven, Massachusetts to compete. … Read More