The 60,000 participants of the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race enjoyed a break in the temperatures and the humidity this Fourth of July. From American flags at the beginning and end of the course to the patriotic outfits of the participants, the 45th running of the event...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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On one of the coolest days in the 45-year history of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Christo Landry kept his hot streak alive, winning his third-consecutive title on the roads this year when he took the lead with 400 meters to go to win the race and the men's USA 10 km...Click Here to Continue Reading!
Meb Keflezighi knows that starting last in Friday's AJC Peachtree Road Race and trying to pass 22,500 runners to raise funds for the Kilometer Kids is going to be a challenge. But winning an ElliptiGO race on Thursday against corporate executives and Atlanta community...Click Here to Continue Reading!
Spectators and runners in the 45th annual AJC Peachtree Road Race have come to expect a lot of things on July 4: the vast sea of 60,000 bobbing runners, the challenge of Cardiac Hill, the dramatic unveiling of the winning T-shirt design. On Friday, they can expect this,...Click Here to Continue Reading!
During Juliet Bottorff's warm-up run about 30 minutes before her NCAA Indoor Championships 5000-meter race this winter, she got hit by a car. She went back inside and finished fifth. That tells you a lot about this 23-year-old Duke University graduate, the surprise 2011...Click Here to Continue Reading!
Coming out of Villanova University in 1996 as a five-time NCAA Champion, Jen Rhines had a dream. She wanted to make an Olympic team. Her dream came true in 2000, when she became an Olympian at 10,000 meters. It came true again in 2004, when she earned a spot on the U.S....Click Here to Continue Reading!
It's not where anyone expects to find Meb Keflezighi in any competition, but the 2014 Boston Marathon winner will start the AJC PeachtreeRoad Race on July 4 in last place as the featured runner in Atlanta Track Club's inaugural Kilometer Kids Charity Chase. As part of the...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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...Click Here to Continue Reading!