ATLANTA – March 1, 2018 – Over the course of the next three weeks, 60,000 runners and walkers will sign up to take part in the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race. Atlanta Track Club announced the opening of registration today for the world’s largest 10K. Registration is currently available to Atlanta Track Club members who activated their membership by February 1, 2018. They will receive guaranteed entry into the Peachtree as part of their membership benefits if they complete the registration process by Wednesday March 14 at 11:59 p.m. A lottery will be held from March 15 to March 22 to select the remaining participants.
Held annually on July 4, the AJC Peachtree Road Race is an Atlanta tradition. Participants make their way from Lenox Mall down Peachtree St. and onto 10th St., finishing at the gates of Piedmont Park. This year’s event will also serve as the USATF 10 km Championships featuring America’s top endurance athletes.
Lottery registration will open Thursday, March 15. Regardless of the day or time of registration, all individuals who enter the lottery during the registration period will have an equal chance of being selected for the 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Entrants will be randomly selected after the lottery closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 22. All lottery entrants will receive an email by Sunday, March 25 notifying them if they were selected for the 2018 event. See grid below for a full list of key dates for registration.
“The AJC Peachtree Road Race is not just Atlanta’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, but also its biggest celebration of health and fitness,” said Rich Kenah, Atlanta Track Club’s Executive Director. “Whether this is your first time running the race or your 49th time, we look forward to welcoming you across the finish line and motivating and inspiring you to continue your running and walking journey.”
The 49th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race will take place on Wednesday, July 4. Entry into the 10K event remains $35 for Atlanta Track Club members and $38 for the non-members, plus applicable online processing fees. There is no charge to enter the lottery.
Additional details regarding the 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race including registration information, start wave placement details and specifics on the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo, held July 2 and 3, are available at peachtreeroadrace.org.
Key Dates for AJC Peachtree Road Race Registration
Early registration for Atlanta Track Club members at atlantatrackclub.org
Lottery registration for the general public open at AJC.com/peachtree