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7 Olympians Confirmed for AJC Peachtree Road Race

U.S. Olympians Ryan Hall, Abdi Abdirahman, Desiree Linden, Amy Hastings, Julie Culley, Blake Russell, and Jen Rhines are among the first athletes confirmed for the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, Atlanta Track Club announced today. For the second consecutive year, the...

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Scholarships Awarded to Four Metro Atlanta Schools

Atlanta Track Club has awarded a total of $3,500 in scholarships to four local schools that participated in the Peachtree Jr. Participant Challenge on May 17. Dacula Elementary School took first place in the challenge with 137 participants, earning the top scholarship amount...

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Atlanta 10 Miler Poised for Growth

Atlanta Track Club today announced its commitment to growing the Atlanta 10 Miler and 5K at Atlantic Station. The 2014 events are scheduled for October 26. The organization will suspend the Atlanta Marathon which was scheduled for the same day.  The decision to focus on...

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Olympic Stars to Greet, Coach Peachtree Jr. Runners

There will be something special waiting to greet Peachtree Jr. participants when they cross the finish line in Piedmont Park this year: Olympic and World Champions. Besides being cheered on by some of the top athletes in the world, each of the estimated 3000 young runners...

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Charity Entries for AJC Peachtree Road Race Now Available

ATLANTA – March 25, 2014 – Atlanta Track Club announced today that special charity entries for the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race are now available. Those who did not register in the online lottery or who were not selected for the 2014 event can purchase a charity number to...

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$100,000 Prize Purse set for U.S. Athletes at 2014 AJCPRR

ATLANTA – March 19, 2014 – For the second consecutive year, the AJC Peachtree Road Race will host the USA 10K Championships for both men and women, Atlanta Track Club announced today. A total prize purse of $100,000 will be awarded exclusively to U.S. athletes, an increase...

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2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Now Open

Registration for the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race opens Saturday, March 15 through an online lottery at ajc.com/peachtree. Those wishing to be one of the 60,000 participants selected for the 45th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race must register online by Saturday, March...

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2014 Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Design Finalists Announced

Atlanta Track Club has announced the five finalists in the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest. Finalists include two University of West Georgia students and two local artists. For the first time in the history of the contest, two designs created by the same...

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Atlanta Track Club Names Rich Kenah as New Executive Director

Atlanta Track Club announced today that Olympian and two-time World Championship bronze medalist Rich Kenah has been named the new executive director of the organization. In addition to his nine year professional running career, Kenah brings nearly two decades of experience...

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2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race Registration Lottery Opens March 15

 Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race that takes place each year on the Fourth of July, announced today that registration for the 2014 event will open on Saturday, March 15 through an online lottery at ajc.com/peachtree. 2014 will mark the 45th...

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