Passing the Baton - A History of Success in America’s top Track and Field Town, Carrollton, Georgia

Passing the Baton - A history of success in America’s top track and field town, Carrollton, Georgia

Authored by Tyler Sabo

August 2012 - Buy Now
What is success in the sport of track and field? Is it an Olympic Gold Medal? Is it a world record? How about records and championships on the state level? The small town of Carrollton, Georgia, can answer yes to each. And the unique stories span multiple generations. The true test of success, however, may not be any of those. The true test for this great sport may be participation.  In a sport that can lead to healthy exercise habits for a lifetime, this town has found a way to introduce track and field at the earliest levels while also collecting championship titles along the way.