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Elite Recap: History Made as Event Records Fall at 50th Peachtree

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...

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Event Records Fall as AJC Peachtree Road Race Celebrates 50th Running

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,...

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Orji, Morris Thrill Crowds at Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo

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...

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Rivalry in the Women's Elite Field Makes for a Thrilling Race

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...

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Final Elite Field Set For Record Chase at AJC Peachtree Road Race

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...

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Kipruto on the Hunt for $50,000 Event-Record Prize

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.

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World's Top Athletes Set for 50th Running of AJC Peachtree Road Race

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...

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American Field Superstars to Chase Big Marks at Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo

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...

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Atlanta Track Club Names Four Most Outstanding Athletes

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.

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Join Atlanta Track Club for Global Running Day

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...

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