ATLANTA – March 16, 2016 – Atlanta Track Club announced today the winner of the 2016 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon poster design contest. Students in the SCAD Atlanta graphic design and advertising departments entered the contest in hopes of creating the official poster for the event as well as earning scholarship money.
Xiaomeng Yang won first place in the contest, taking home a $1,000 scholarship. Yang’s design will be featured on the awards for winners of the marathon and half marathon in the overall, masters and grandmasters divisions.
Josef Khoo placed second in the contest, earning a $500 scholarship.
The 10th annual Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Centennial Olympic Park. For more information, visit atlantatrackclub.org.
About Atlanta Track Club
Atlanta Track Club is a nonprofit committed to creating an active and healthy Atlanta. Through running and walking, Atlanta Track Club motivates, inspires and engages the community to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. With more than 24,000 members, Atlanta Track Club is the second largest running organization in the United States. In addition to the AJC Peachtree Road Race (peachtreeroadrace.org) – the largest 10K running event in the world, the Publix Georgia Marathon, Atlanta 10 Miler and Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, Atlanta Track Club directs more than 30 events per year. Through the support of its members and volunteers, Atlanta Track Club also maintains a number of community initiatives including organizing and promoting the Kilometer Kids youth running program to metro Atlanta youth, honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets and supporting the Grady Bicycle EMT program. For more information on Atlanta Track Club, visit atlantatrackclub.org.