Atlanta Track Club News

Phidippides, West Stride Named Exclusive Run Specialty Partners of Publix Georgia Marathon

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ATLANTA – December 13, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club today announced Phidippides Running Store and West Stride Running & Fitness Store as the exclusive run specialty partners of the Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon. The expanded partnership brings an…

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Atlanta Track Club Travels to Florida for Cross Country Championships

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Atlanta Track Club came home from Florida with one national championship and an all-time best finish for its women’s open team at the USATF Club Cross Country National Championships at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee. Sonja Friend-Uhl successfully defended her…

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Kilometer Kids Celebrate Successful Cross Country Season at The Children’s School

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ATLANTA – December 8, 2016 – Several Kilometer Kids participants at The Children’s School helped their cross country team win the 2016 Atlanta Athletic League Championship for elementary and middle schools. This fall was the inaugural season for the team. The Children’s…

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Atlanta Track Club Recognizes Top High School Athletes at All-Metro Cross Country Awards Banquet

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ATLANTA – December 6, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club honored 42 of the best runners in metro Atlanta at its All-Metro High School Cross Country Awards Banquet tonight at The Stave Room in Midtown Atlanta. Each year, Atlanta Track Club…

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Call for Entries: Submit Your Design for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest

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ATLANTA – December 1, 2016 – Want to see your artwork on the front of 60,000 Mizuno T-shirts? Enter the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest! Atlanta Track Club is accepting submissions for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road…

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Nearly 12,000 Give Thanks for Health at Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon Events

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ATLANTA, November 24, 2016 – Approximately 12,000 runners and walkers gave thanks for their health and fitness at the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon events. Participants, volunteers and spectators were treated to mild temperatures and mostly sunny skies. The Half Marathon,…

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Ngarambe & Sara Looking for 5K Personal Bests

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For Yolanda Ngarambe, Atlanta is a home far away from home. The Atlanta Track Club Elite runner is back training with her teammates after a successful summer of racing in her native Sweden. “It’s the best,” says Ngarambe. “We can…

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Big Peach Running Co. Named Exclusive Run Specialty Store of AJC Peachtree Road Race

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ATLANTA – November 17, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club today announced Big Peach Running Co. as the exclusive run specialty store of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K. The expanded partnership brings an…

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Atlanta Track Club to Offer $12,000 Prize Purse at Thanksgiving Day 5K

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ATLANTA, November 15, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club announced today an expanded prize purse for the Thanksgiving Day 5K. A total of $12,000 will be awarded. The event will be held Thursday, November 24 in conjunction with the Club’s Thanksgiving…

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Erassa and Lyons Face Tough Competition on Thanksgiving

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If Atlanta Track Club elite’s Kirubel Erassa wants to defend his title at the Thanksgiving Day 5K, he will have to run faster than he did last year. In his first race wearing the “Winged A”, the clock read 14:30…

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