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An Olympic Challenge for Two 1996 Legends

ATLANTA - November 21, 2019 - At America's Marathon Weekend this spring, two 1996 Olympic medalists will return to Centennial Olympic Park for a celebration of Atlanta's Olympic legacy and Olympic future. They'll be showered with cheers, have a chance to reflect on what Atlanta's Games meant to...

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Peachtree Upcycling: Banners to Bags, Bottles to Benches

By Natalie Cabanas The 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race was a once-in-a-lifetime event, a milestone so significant that a special-edition logo was designed in commemoration. But what about all those banners it adorned? With that indelible "50," they can...

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Atlanta Track Club Names Area's Top Runners to Powerade All-Metro Cross Country Team

ATLANTA " November 6, 2019 " Following the conclusion of the Georgia cross country season this past weekend, Atlanta Track Club has named the area's top 42 runners to the 2019 Powerade All-Metro High School Cross Country Team. The Club announced the 21 boys and 21 girls selected for the team...

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Grady High School Dominates APS Cross Country City Championships

ATLANTA - October 8, 2019 -- Grady High School added two new trophies to its case Tuesday night as the Knights won both the boys and girls team titles for the third consecutive year at the APS Cross Country City Championships in Grant Park. Grady also took the top two individual spots in the...

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APS' Best Set for City Championships

At the Atlanta Public Schools Cross Country City Championships on Tuesday, October 8, one question looms over the entire meet: Can someone stop the Grady High School sweep? The girls' team is looking for its fifth straight city title, while the boys are on the precipice of a three-peat. Tuesday...

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Losing a Leg, Regaining a Life: Sprinter Jarryd Wallace Joins Atlanta Track Club

By Jay Holder Photo by Growl When he was 19, Jarryd Wallace told doctors to cut off his leg. The high school track star wanted to live a normal life, he told them. He wanted to throw the football with his son one day. After years of surgeries, pain, trial, error and hopelessness,...

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Day Two of Wingfoot XC Classic Delivers More Standout Performances

After a Friday night of Championship racing, day two of the 2019 Wingfoot XC Classic hosted by Atlanta Track Club brought yet another exciting morning of racing, with four varsity races featuring some of the top teams in the state delivering fierce competition and standout performances.

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Stars Shine Under the Lights at 2019 Wingfoot XC Classic

A thrilling pair of Championship races took place under the lights at the 2019 Wingfoot XC Classic, with Justin Wachtel and Hannah Minuitti coming out victorious.

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2019 Wingfoot XC Girls Championship Team Preview

With a stacked pack of individuals out in front, the Championship Girls race at the Wingfoot XC Classic promises to be a thrilling tie in which teams are scrapping for every point possible. Will a local team take the title? Will Marietta be able to somehow defend their crown? These questions...

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2019 Wingfoot XC Classic Boys Championship Team Preview

A deep field gets set to vie for the Wingfoot XC 2019 Boys Championship team crown this Friday night.

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