By Barbara Huebner ATLANTA -- July 4, 2019 -- In a historic day for both the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the sport, Rhonex Kipruto ran the fastest 10K ever on U.S. soil and the winners in all four divisions of the AJC Peachtree Road Race broke event records, each earning a $50,000 bonus in...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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ATLANTA - July 4, 2019 - The 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race re-wrote the event's history books with four brand new event records and the fastest 10K ever run on U.S. soil. Behind the greatest athletes in the world, 60,000 participants streamed across the line at Piedmont Park,...Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA -- July 3, 2019 -- Runners picking up their bib numbers at the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo this year suddenly found themselves cheering and clapping in rhythm for a world-class athletic competition, with Olympians jumping and soaring alongside the clothing racks and food...Click Here to Continue Reading!
With the men's battle at the AJC Peachtree Road Race shaping up to be one against the clock, the women will have all they can do to fend off each other. As they chase the event record of 30:32 set in 2002 by Lornah Kiplagat - and the $50,000 bonus that goes with it - Brigid Kosgei...Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA - July 1, 2019 - Four of the fastest 10K runners in history lead the charge on July 4 as they chase victory and a $50,000 event-record bonus in the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. They will be preceded by the world's top wheelchair athletes as that field...Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA -- JUNE 28, 2019 -- Rhonex Kipruto has his eyes on the prize -- the $50,000 prize for breaking the Peachtree's event record -- ahead of this year's AJC Peachtree Road Race.Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA - June 17, 2019 - Many of the world's top distance runners and wheelchair athletes will vie on July 4 not only for victory in the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, the world's largest 10K, but also for the historic event-record bonuses totaling $200,000. In the men's...Click Here to Continue Reading!
June 7, 2019 -- ATLANTA -- The world's largest 10K now includes some of the world's best jumpers, as American Olympians Keturah Orji and Sandi Morris will chase big marks at the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo. To be held on a custom-built runway inside the Georgia World Congress Center on July...Click Here to Continue Reading!
The four most outstanding track and field athletes in the Atlanta metro area were recognized Wednesday night as part of the 55th Annual Powerade All-Metro Track & Field Banquet.Click Here to Continue Reading!
June 3, 2019 -- ATLANTA - Running City USA will host the first official group run of Global Running Day at the stroke of midnight on June 5, 2019. Atlanta Track Club is inviting all runners and walkers to a free group run at its headquarters to kick off a 24-hour celebration of running and...Click Here to Continue Reading!