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Season 8 At-Home Winner of "The Biggest Loser" to Start 5K

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced today that Rebecca Meyer, the season 8 at-home $100,000 winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" will be the official starter of the sold-out Thanksgiving Day 5K on Thursday,...

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Atlanta Half Marathon Expo to Host Canned Food Drive

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced that it will host a canned food drive at the 2011 Atlanta Half Marathon Health and Fitness Expo on Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23 at the Marriott Marquis...

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2012 Patty Foell Scholarship Nominations

The Atlanta Track Club Foundation has announced that it will be granting a $2,500 college scholarship to a Female Metro Atlanta High School Senior graduating in 2012. The scholarship is in memory of Patty Foell. Nominations can only be made by High School Coaches. The...

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ATC Donates $117,500 to 18 Local Nonprofits

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC) will award $117,500 to the 18 local nonprofit organizations that participated in the Adopt a Marathon Mile program, which took place during the Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on October 30.  Seven of the 18 participating nonprofit...

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Justin and Melissa Gillette Claim Victory at Atlanta Marathon

Nearly 1200 marathon participants and 300 relay teams toed the line at the 2011 Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 30. The event started and finished at Atlantic Station near Midtown Atlanta.  2011 marked the 49th running of the Atlanta Marathon, which...

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ATC Job Opportunity - Controller

The Atlanta Track Club is currently looking to fill its Controller position, and below is the job description for the position.  Qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to [email protected] /* */ by Friday, November 18, 2011. Atlanta Track Club...

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Jean Daprano Smashes World Marks

Atlanta Track Club competitive track team member, Jean Daprano, smashed two world marks at the Club West Masters and Open Track Meet in Moorpark, California on Sunday, October 23.  Daprano, who recently turned 75, shattered the W75 marks for both the 400m and 800m events. ...

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Wien Takes Second in the World at IRONMAN World Championship

Atlanta Track Club (ATC) masters team member and ATC board member, Mike Wien, placed second in the world (first American) in the 60-64 age group at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii on Saturday, October 8, completing the event in a total time of 11:11:39.  Wien...

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ATC Teams Post Stellar Performances at Masters Championships

Members of the Atlanta Track Club (ATC) men's and women's masters teams had an impressive showing this past weekend at two masters championship events – the USA Masters 5 km Championship at the Syracuse Festival of Races in Syracuse, N.Y. and the USA Masters Marathon...

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ATC Donates $20,000 to Grady Health Foundation

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the world's largest 10K running event, the AJC Peachtree Road Race, presented Grady Health Foundation with a $20,000 donation to continue support of the Grady Bicycle EMT program.  The 20-member EMS Bicycle Team represents a...

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