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Registration open for 2011 Georgia Games

Registration open for 2011 Georgia Games

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Amateur athletes of every age, ability and passion can compete for medals again this year at the 2011 Georgia Games.

This year's edition of the state's largest multi-sport event will take place on various weekends throughout the summer.

Online registration is currently open for all 48 sports, listed below.

More than 8,000 athletes from 500 Georgia cities and town competed in the 2010 Games. The event is staffed by over 1,000 volunteers, who can also register online to help.

The Georgia Games is a festival for state citizens of all ages and athletic abilities, including physically disabled and Paralympic athletes.

Want to Be Atlanta's Biggest Loser?

Want to Be Atlanta's Biggest Loser?

ATLANTA -- "Atlanta's Biggest Loser" is now accepting entries for contestants for the show's fifth edition.

Like its national cousin, this season of "Atlanta's Biggest Loser" is a couples' edition. Any kind of couple can apply -- siblings, parent/child, co-workers, friends and every pairing in between.

The deadline to apply is noon on Friday, Feb. 18 at www.atlbiggestloser.com.

"Atlanta's Biggest Loser" will officially begin on Monday, Mar. 7. Six teams of two will work with one of 11Alive's two fitness partners, D.R.E.A.M.

'Renew You Boot Camp' to Begin for Two Georgia Women

'Renew You Boot Camp' to Begin for Two Georgia Women

ATLANTA -- Two Georgia women have been selected to have their lives transformed from the inside out.

Kim Ault and Shannon Killion will participate in the six week Renew You Boot Camp, which is run by a team of five Atlanta professionals: aesthetician Tracey Thomas, hair stylist Kristy Edmondson, personal trainer Anggie Pope, wardrobe stylist Cheri Lynn and life coach Kevin Brown.

Renew You's kickoff event will be held on the soccer field of Dunwoody Baptist Church (1445 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, 30338) at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 10. If it rains, the event will be moved to Tru Serenity Salon & Spa (6035 Peachtree Road, Doraville, 30360).

The kickoff will consist of a contestant orientation, team opening statements and boot camp challenges.