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Kilometer Kids Awarded Grant to Expand Footprint in Atlanta's Westside Community

ATLANTA -- July 18, 2017 -- The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has awarded Atlanta Track Club a $10,000 grant to invest in its youth running program.

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Atlanta Track Club Dominates Team Competition at USATF Masters Outdoor Championships

ATLANTA -- July 17, 2017 -- Atlanta Track Club dominated the team competition at the 2017 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships this weekend. The Club racked up 1143 points for the win, well ahead of second place team So Cal Track Club with 697 points.

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Korir, Tuliamuk Win USA 10 km Championships at AJC Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA - July 4, 2017 - It was a Grand Old Flag indeed for two new American citizens at the finish line of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, as Leonard Korir and Aliphine Tuliamuk won the 2017 USA 10 km Championships in similar patriotic spirit but in very different styles.

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2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race Brings the Heat Both in Weather and Competition

ATLANTA - July 4, 2017 - There was no reprieve from Atlanta's summertime heat and humidity for runners and walkers at the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Participants of the world's largest 10K kicked off their Independence Day celebrations in typical July conditions for Atlanta.

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Peachtree's Elite Athletes Seek USA Title But Love Sharing the Road

ATLANTA -- July 3, 2017 -- When the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race kicks off early on the morning of July 4, an elite field of 33 men and 26 women will be vying for victory, but don’t think they aren’t aware of—and impressed by—the 60,000 runners behind...

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48-Hour Treadmill Challenge Off and Running

ATLANTA -- July 1, 2017 -- To the command of “runners, set” from 1996 Olympic gold medalist Dan O’Brien and the blast of a starter’s horn, the first two runners in the Kilometer Kids Charity Challenge hit the quick-start buttons on a pair of Woodway treadmills at 6 p.m....

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For Marielle Hall, Stretching is More Than a Warm-up

ATLANTA -- July 1, 2017 -- Ask Marielle Hall what she might do when she retires from competitive running and you get a glimpse of what makes her tick: probably something involving education, something community-oriented, maybe something on the creative side, maybe looking into something...

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Sam Chelanga Runs to the Beat of His Own Drummer

ATLANTA -- June 30, 2017 -- When the first five laps of the men’s 10,000 meters went out slower than the women’s at the recent USATF Outdoor Championships, Sam Chelanga took matters into his own feet. The crowd cheered as he sprinted to the front.  When the pack reeled...

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NBC Sports Group to Present AJC Peachtree Road Race through 2019

ATLANTA â€" June 30, 2017 â€" Beginning with this year’s AJC Peachtree Road Race, USA Track & Field, NBC Sports Group and Atlanta Track Club will launch a three-year partnership to air a same-day national broadcast of the iconic July 4 event, with this year’s edition airing at 7 p.m. ET on...

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Field Set for U.S. 10K Championships in Atlanta

ATLANTA â€" June 29, 2017 â€" A 2016 Olympian and a three-time U.S. cross country champion are joining the field at the USATF 10 km Championships at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on the Fourth of July in Atlanta.

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