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,...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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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...Click Here to Continue Reading!
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...Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA - June 8, 2018 -- Atlanta Track Club Elite is looking for marathoners to help chase their Olympic dreams in the marathon as part of the Club’s goal to send at least two athletes to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Coached by Andrew Begley and 2008 Olympian Amy Begley, Atlanta Track Club...Click Here to Continue Reading!
ATLANTA – June 6, 2018 – Four track & field athletes were honored with outstanding athlete awards at Atlanta Track Club’s Powerade All-Metro Track & Field Banquet Wednesday night. Westlake High School senior Kennedy Simon was named the Most Outstanding Track Athlete....Click Here to Continue Reading!
Top runners from middle school to the pros put on a thrilling performance at the 2018 Wingfoot Mile last night. With seven races back-to-back, spectators were treated to a fantastic evening of racing.Click Here to Continue Reading!
If you've ever wondered what elite running at every level looks like, this meet will be your chance to see it up close and in person, as the top runners in the state and some of the top runners in the country square off on Georgia's fastest night.Click Here to Continue Reading!
Atlanta Track Club will celebrate Global Running Day by hosting the first group run in America at midnight on Wednesday, June 6. The Club is organizing a movie night under the stars as part of the celebration, showing a free screening of McFarland, USA at Buck Godfrey Stadium prior to the...Click Here to Continue Reading!
Atlanta Track Club Names 49 Outstanding High School Athletes To Powerade All-Metro Track & Field Team
ATLANTA – May 16, 2018 – 49 athletes from the Metro Atlanta area have been named to the 2018 Powerade All-Metro Track & Field Team. Atlanta Track Club announced the roster today following the completion of the GHSA State Championship meets. The 2018 team includes athletes from 11...Click Here to Continue Reading!
Track season is heating up across the country, which means that Atlanta Track Club Elite has a busy month ahead as they hit the oval. Get set for their race schedule with this primer on the next few weeks, including a few showdowns right here in Atlanta.Click Here to Continue Reading!