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Veteran Runners win First U.S. Road Titles at 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA -- July 4, 2018 -- For the 49th consecutive year, Atlanta began its Fourth of July on Peachtree, as 60,000 runners and walkers converged on a humid summer day to finish the AJC Peachtree Road Race. With the Peachtree playing host to the USATF 10km Championships for the second consecutive...

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Jeezy, Top Competitors Ready for AJC Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA – JULY 3, 2018 -- “Today we are declaring for the first time that Atlanta is Running City USA,” said Atlanta Track Club board chair Shawn Hardister in opening the press conference celebrating the 49th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. “We don’t just...

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After Track Season, Jorgensen Ready for the Road

ATLANTA -- July 3, 2018 -- Gwen Jorgensen arrived at the University of Wisconsin as a walk-on to the swim team, and left as an All-American in track and cross country. She’d just begun a full-time career as an accountant when USA Triathlon called, urging her to consider the sport despite a...

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McFadden Looking for Eighth Peachtree Crown

When Tatyana McFadden broke the tape last year at the AJC Peachtree Road Race, she became the most successful elite athlete in race history. Since finishing fourth in her 2009 debut, McFadden has won all seven times she‚Ä™s raced here ‚Ä" breaking the record for most wins ever.

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Atlanta Track Club Declares; Atlanta is Running City USA

July 2, 2018 -- ATLANTA ‚Ä" Atlanta Track Club has declared Atlanta is Running City USA. In an unveiling at the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo ahead of the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race, the Club launched its new campaign and staked Atlanta‚Ä™s claim as one of the country‚Ä™s top running and...

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Romanchuk Returns to Defend AJC Peachtree Road Race Title

Daniel Romanchuk, now 20, will return to the 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race as defending champion, in the midst of a year that has already seen him finish third at marathons in both Boston and London and set two world records on the track.

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Buchalski Right at Home for her Professional Debut

Allie Buchalski comes home for her professional debut at the AJC Peachtree Road Race, as the six-time Georgia state champion vies for Top Georgian.

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Lopez Lomong Bringing his Resurgent Career to Atlanta

When Lopez Lomong was 6 years old, armed rebels burst into a church in his tiny Sudanese village, abducting him and others in their brutal quest for child soldiers. The frightened young boy, imprisoned in a rebel camp, watched other children die and every day waited to become the next. Indeed,...

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Olympic Gold Medalist, U.S. Champion Join AJC Peachtree Road Race Field

2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen (Portland, OR) will chase a national title at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta, which for the second consecutive year will serve as the USATF 10 km Championship for men and women. Jorgensen, the reigning Olympic triathlon champion as well...

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Reigning Champions Return to 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA – June 14, 2018 – Three of four reigning AJC Peachtree Road Race champions will return to defend their titles. The defending women’s champion and both defending wheelchair champions will be in Atlanta on July 4 while a first-time Peachtree Champion will be crowned in...

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