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Atlanta Track Club Announces Community Challenges for Global Running Day

ATLANTA - May 15, 2020 -- Atlanta Track Club will attempt to cover 100,000 new miles on Global Running Day by calling on Running City USA to experience running and walking in a way they never have before. The Club unveiled a series of running and walking challenges to commemorate the day....

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Atlanta Track Club Announces Multi-Year Partnership with NormaTec X Hyperice

May 5, 2020 - ATLANTA -- Atlanta Track Club's elite athletes have a new tool to take their recovery routine to the next level. The Club announced a partnership with NormaTec by Hyperice. As part of the multi-year agreement, Hyperice, the world's leading manufacturer of cutting-edge...

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AJC Peachtree Road Race Moves to Thanksgiving Day in 2020

ATLANTA - May 1, 2020 -- Atlanta will celebrate family, fitness and the Founding Fathers this fall as the AJC Peachtree Road Race moves from the Fourth of July to Thanksgiving Day in 2020. The 51st Running of the Peachtree will take place on Thursday, November 26, Atlanta Track Club...

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America's Marathon Weekend: "I felt like I was on their team"

APRIL 22, 2020 - ATLANTA -- "We have to be perfect." That's what kept going through Courtney Strosnider's mind as she prepared to serve her customers: the fastest distance runners in the U.S., at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon. "If we mess up," she told herself, "that's somebody's...

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Atlanta Track Club Introduces the Distance

April 17, 2020 - ATLANTA - Atlanta Track Club introduced a new initiative today aimed at helping runners and walkers in Atlanta and around the world stay healthy and active while staying at home. Atlanta Track Club's The Distance is a free online resource for running workouts, training programs,...

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Matt McDonald: "I belonged in this group"

APRIL 16, 2020 - ATLANTA --Matt McDonald, a 26-year-old member of Atlanta Track Club Elite, finished an impressive 10th in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trails - Marathon. Here, he shares the story of his race. My coaches, Amy and Andrew Begley, did a phenomenal job of getting me to believe...

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“Latinas Running” A Virtual Community of Support

APRIL 9, 2020 - ATLANTA -- "If you can't find a group for you, make your own." These words, spoken by ultrarunner and plus-sized running advocate Mirna Valeria at Women's Trailfest in Clayton, Georgia, last June, stuck with Kim Rodriguez and inspired her to launch Latinas Running just a...

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Running RX: Running During COVID-19

APRIL 9, 2020 - ATLANTA --Running During COVID-19: A Northside Hospital Q&A By Dr. Vonda Wright Is it safe to run outside? Running is the perfect way to build a better body and release stress during these uncertain times. Social distancing requires us to run alone on...

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AJC Peachtree Road Race Registration Closes

APRIL 1, 2020 - ATLANTA -- The traditional registration period for the AJC Peachtree Road Race has ended. More than 45,000 participants registered through Atlanta Track Club's lottery and member portals from March 15th to March 31st. While this is short of the normal field size...

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Jackson Sexton of Henry W. Grady High School: APS Track & Field Series

MARCH 11, 2020 - ATLANTA - With Atlanta Public School Track & Field season cancelled for the rest of the 2020 school year including APS City Championships, juniors like Jackson Sexton from Henry W. Grady High School are already on the lookout for their next practice on the track. "There is...

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