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2012 Peachtree Schedule of Events

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Friday, June 29          

                                                Last Day for Media Credential Sign-Up

                                    Information on media credential sign-up is available at

                                    http://peachtreeroadrace.org/press-center/media-credentials

 

Monday, July 2                                  

10 a.m.                        AJC Peachtree Road Race Press Conference

Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta; Tracey Russell, race director of the AJC Peachtree Road Race; Becky Washburn, athlete liaison for the Shepherd Center Wheelchair Division; John Curtin, elite athlete coordinator and members of the 2012 Peachtree invited athlete and wheelchair division fields will discuss highlights of 2012

**Media credential pick-up**

Magnolia Hall, Piedmont Park

(Enter parking deck located on Worchester Drive off Monroe)

 

10 a.m. " 7 p.m.          AJC Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo

Free and open to the public, the expo will feature health and fitness vendors, official AJC Peachtree Road Race merchandise and running seminars.

**Peachtree participants can pick up their numbers during Expo hours**

Georgia World Congress Center

Exhibit Hall A2

285 Andrew Young International Blvd.

Atlanta, 30313

 

Tuesday, July 3

10 a.m. " 7 p.m.          AJC Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo

Free and open to the public, the expo will feature health and fitness vendors, official AJC Peachtree Road Race merchandise and running seminars.

**Peachtree participants can pick up their numbers during Expo hours**

Georgia World Congress Center

Exhibit Hall A2

285 Andrew Young International Blvd.

Atlanta, 30313

 

9 p.m. EDT                  Remote Start for Overseas Races " AJC Peachtree Road Race start line

Tracey Russell, race director of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and Major General William Johnson, founder of the Kuwait Division of the AJC Peachtree Road Race will remotely start the Peachtree overseas divisions which are taking place in Afghanistan, Egypt and Kuwait. More than 3,200 military personnel are expected to participate.

 

Wednesday, July 4

 

6:45 a.m.                      Shepherd Center Wheelchair Division Start

 

7:04 a.m.                Approximate time first male wheel chair division athlete will cross finish

 

7:09 a.m.                Approximate time first female wheel chair division athlete will cross finish

 

7:12 a.m.                National Anthem - Performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet

 

7:17 a.m.                      Professional Women's Footrace Division start

                              **Mayor Kasim Reed is the Honorary Starter **

 

7:30 a.m.                      Professional Men's Footrace Division start and first start wave begins

                              **Mayor Kasim Reed is the Honorary Starter **

 

7:48 a.m.                Approximate time first female runner will cross finish

 

7:57 a.m.                Approximate time first male runner will cross finish 

 

8:30 a.m.                Rupert's Orchestra performs for finishers

                                        Awards stage in the Piedmont Park Meadow

 

9 a.m.                    Shepherd Center Wheelchair Division Awards Ceremony

                             Awards Stage in the Piedmont Park Meadow

 

9:05 a.m.               Last Wave (Y) begins

 

9:30 a.m.              Footrace Awards Ceremony

                            Awards Stage in the Piedmont Park Meadow

 

12 p.m.                 Race officially closed

 

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