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The Anthem Peachtree Junior is an event for kids of all ages to experience the pageantry, prestige and excitement of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Held in Piedmont Park, the race will feature a Mile (timed) and Dash, with the Mile finishing under the same finish line as the Peachtree on 10th St. For the first time ever, this race will take place on July 3 in 2019 as part of AJC Peachtree Road Race experience, and will feature a finisher's T-shirt just as in the Peachtree the following day. After completing the Anthem Peachtree Junior, participants are invited to enjoy a post-race festival in the meadow of Piedmont Park to celebrate the holiday.
The Mile is open to kids ages 6-14, while the Dash is open to kids ages 6 & under.
Atlanta Track Club events are held rain or shine. However, the threat of lightning or other severe weather in the vicinity of the event may result in a delay or cancellation. For full details on our event policies, including weather, refunds and cancellations, click here.
Date & Time
July 3, 8:00 a.m.
- Mile (ages 6-14)
- Dash (6 & under)
- Short-sleeve Mizuno T-shirt
- Post-race snacks
Event Day Schedule
- 6:30 a.m. Number pickup opens
- 7:30 a.m. Deadline to register
- 8:00 a.m. Mile start
- 8:45 a.m. Dash start
- 9:00 a.m. Awards ceremony
Race Day Registration
Cost: Cash or credit card only (unless event sells out)
- Mile - $25
- Dash - $20
Deadline to register and be timed: 7:30 a.m.
T-shirt sizing and availability cannot be guaranteed for those registering on race day.
Timing & Results
All Mile (only) registrants will be timed and unofficial results will be posted by race number the afternoon of the event. No personal race registration information will be included.
The timing device for this event is the Chronotrack single use B-tag. In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your child's bib is...
- Clearly visible on the front of the torso
- Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)
- Pinned in all four corners
- Not covered (jackets, fuel belts, etc.)
If you do not wish to have your child timed, you may peel off the timing device or simply bend it several times.
Atlanta Track Club is a member organization of both the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) & USA Track & Field (USATF) and adheres to the guidelines and rules of competition in the events Atlanta Track Club conducts & provides.
For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, parents are not allowed on the Mile course. In addition, no headphones, pets, or wheeled conveyances of any kind, including baby joggers/strollers, roller/inline skates, and bicycles, are permitted on the course.
Piedmont Park Meadow (10th & Charles Allen Dr.)
Directions to the park and information on acccessing it via foot, car or public transportation can be found here.
Early Race Number Pickup
Save time on race morning and come to early number pickup at the AJC Peachtree Road Race Expo.
Georgia World Congress Center
Bldg C, Exhibit Hall C1
362 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd.
Tuesday, July 2: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Number pickup will also be available race morning.
Piedmont Park is accessible via both the Midtown MARTA station and the Arts Center MARTA station on the Red & Yellow lines.
For directions to the park via MARTA, click here.
Limited parking is available in the Sage parking deck (standard rates apply) and residential neighborhoods along 12th and 14th Sts. and Park Dr. Please be courteous when parking and traveling through the neighborhoods. Parking on 10th St. is not recommended.; carpooling is encouraged.
Please be sure to complete the emergency contact info on the back of your child's number, using YOUR cell phone number. Please do NOT use a home phone as a contact number.
The following awards will be given for the Mile:
- Age Group Awards for the top three males and females in each age group **
Youth Running Series
Throughout the year, Atlanta Track Club organizes the Kilometer Kids Youth Running Series, which provides children ages 14 and under with 22 races to keep kids moving all year long – 18 of which are free. See upcoming events and learn more here!
Volunteer with Us
Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! To learn more, please contact [email protected].
If you have additional questions regarding the event, then please email [email protected].
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