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High School Track & Field Meet Added to America's Marathon Weekend

ATLANTA - September 11, 2019 -- America's Marathon Weekend will kick-off with a high school track and field meet, highlighting metro-Atlanta's Olympic future the evening before the first members of the 2020 U.S. Olympic team are selected. Atlanta Track Club in partnership with Pope High...

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Course Adjustments Announced for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials " Marathon

ATLANTA -- August 29, 2019 -- With record participation expected and after receiving feedback from America's best marathoners and coaches, Atlanta Track Club and USATF announced adjustments to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials " Marathon course today. The race organizers will replace a...

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Atlanta Track Club Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors

By Mary Ford, Chair of the Nominating Committee Members of Atlanta Track Club's Board of Directors at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, 2019. ATLANTA -- July 16, 2019 -- Will you help guide the future of Running City USA? Atlanta Track Club is now accepting nominations for its...

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Middle Distance Standout Allie Wilson Signs with Atlanta Track Club

ATLANTA - July 30, 2019 - Allie Wilson, the most decorated track and field athlete in Monmouth University history will launch her professional track and field career with Atlanta Track Club, the Club announced today. Wilson holds Hawks indoor school records in the 800, mile and 3,000...

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Elite Recap: History Made as Event Records Fall at 50th Peachtree

By Barbara Huebner ATLANTA -- July 4, 2019 -- In a historic day for both the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the sport, Rhonex Kipruto ran the fastest 10K ever on U.S. soil and the winners in all four divisions of the AJC Peachtree Road Race broke event records, each earning a $50,000 bonus in...

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Event Records Fall as AJC Peachtree Road Race Celebrates 50th Running

ATLANTA - July 4, 2019 - The 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race re-wrote the event's history books with four brand new event records and the fastest 10K ever run on U.S. soil. Behind the greatest athletes in the world, 60,000 participants streamed across the line at Piedmont Park,...

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Orji, Morris Thrill Crowds at Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo

ATLANTA -- July 3, 2019 -- Runners picking up their bib numbers at the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo this year suddenly found themselves cheering and clapping in rhythm for a world-class athletic competition, with Olympians jumping and soaring alongside the clothing racks and food...

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Rivalry in the Women's Elite Field Makes for a Thrilling Race

With the men's battle at the AJC Peachtree Road Race shaping up to be one against the clock, the women will have all they can do to fend off each other. As they chase the event record of 30:32 set in 2002 by Lornah Kiplagat - and the $50,000 bonus that goes with it - Brigid Kosgei...

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Final Elite Field Set For Record Chase at AJC Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA - July 1, 2019 - Four of the fastest 10K runners in history lead the charge on July 4 as they chase victory and a $50,000 event-record bonus in the 50th Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. They will be preceded by the world's top wheelchair athletes as that field...

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Kipruto on the Hunt for $50,000 Event-Record Prize

ATLANTA -- JUNE 28, 2019 -- Rhonex Kipruto has his eyes on the prize -- the $50,000 prize for breaking the Peachtree's event record -- ahead of this year's AJC Peachtree Road Race.

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