AJC Peachtree Road Race

Stories, photos, race info and more for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

About

Brought to you in partnership with Atlanta Track Club.

The AJC Peachtree Road Race is one of the premier Fourth of July traditions in Atlanta with its festive atmosphere, scenic city course and beloved finisher’s T-shirt. Organized by Atlanta Track Club, the event attracts 60,000 runners and walkers of all ages and abilities each year. Below is general information that you will find useful for race day:   

Date:
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Location:
The AJC Peachtree Road Race starts in Buckhead near Lenox Square Mall and ends in Piedmont Park.

Registration:
Lottery registration for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race is closed but you can still be a part of the event by purchasing a charity entry for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race.  The entries are $150 and benefit Kilometer Kids, Atlanta Track Club’s youth running program.  Click Here to register - https://register.chronotrack.com/r/27212?tag=charity

Confirm Registration:
Member and lottery registration for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race has closed.  Atlanta Track Club members and lottery registrants can confirm their status click herehttps://admin.chronotrack.com/user/account/confirm-reg?la=ebfa9c94b930c10b0bfc3f0cd43f55ef3ff94df2

Start time:
Start times vary by wave. Wave start times will be announced closer to the race

Course:
The course starts at Lenox Square and travels down Peachtree to 10th Street in Midtown. The finish is located on 10th Street just outside of Piedmont Park.

For additional course information, click here.

T-shirts and awards:
All finishers will receive a 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt. Voting for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest begins Feb 22.  

Click here to vote for your favorite t-shirt.  You can vote once a day.

Click here to see the 2016 T-shirt.

Age Group Awards for the top three men and women in each age group are mailed to participants after results are finalized. The first 1000 finishers also receive a commemorative Top 1000 Finisher mug. 

Getting to the race:
Event participants and spectators are strongly encouraged to take MARTA. Runners can use the Lenox station for the start and the Midtown or Art Center station for the finish. There is no parking available at the start or finish.

Training for the race:
First-time runners and veterans alike, take notice: While registering for this year's race you can sign-up for a training course through the Atlanta Track Club — one way to work on improving you finish time or, for first-timers, to prep for your first 10K.

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree Junior:
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree Junior is an event for kids of all ages. Held May 13 at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, it will feature a 3K fun run for kids ages 7-14, a 1/2K for ages 5-9 and 50-meter dash for ages 6 and under. 

It is designed to offer kids the experience, excitement and prestige of the AJC Peachtree Road Race under safe conditions.  Click here to learn more and to register.

Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo:
The Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo and number pick-up will be at Georgia World Congress Center (285 Andrew Young International Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30313, Exhibit Hall A2).  The expo is free and open to the public at the following times:

  • Sunday, July 2, 2017: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Monday, July 3, 2017: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

For more information about the Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo, click here.

In-Training

Brought to you in partnership with Atlanta Track Club.

Program Information:

This training program is designed for novice and intermediate runners and walkers. Whether this is your first AJC Peachtree Road Race or you’re aiming to make it your fastest, In-training for Peachtree is designed specifically for you. There will be all levels of participants and training is designed to be adapted to meet your needs. It’s a great way to stay motivated and get encouragement along the way. 

Weekly training sessions take place on Saturday morning at one of seven Big Peach Running Co. locations throughout the metro Atlanta area with additional mid-week workouts. Training programs are geared toward adult participants 18 and older. However, participants as young as 16 may participate as long as they are accompanied by a parent and the parent has signed a release acknowledging the risks involved. Both the parent and child would need to be registered for the program. 

 

Registration:

Registration is open now until Sunday, April 30, at 11:59 p.m. 

Click to Register 

Benefits

  • 12-week training program designed by Olympian and Atlanta Track Club Coach Amy Begley  
  • Weekly pace group runs and training sessions with hydration/fuel station support 
  • Mid-week workouts (hill and interval training) 
  • Training log with directions to customize your workout to meet your goals 
  • Weekly training email with training tip video content 
  • Entry into Facebook Group 
  • Short Sleeve Mizuno Performance shirt Discount on Road ID items 
  • Free entry into Singleton 5K/10K, April 15

Specific 2017 Dates: Attend an In-Training for Peachtree Kickoff at one of seven convenient Big Peach Running Co. locations around Atlanta. Each kickoff will offer two, one hour sessions in which Atlanta Track Club Coach and Olympian Amy Begley will discuss the program, teach participants how to best utilize their training log, and answer any questions. 

Registration will be available on site. 

You also have the opportunity to be the first to see the special edition Mizuno Peachtree Rider 20! Preorders of the shoe will be available.

Kickoff Dates and Locations

  • Saturday 4/8 – 10:00 a.m. - Big Peach Running Co. Suwanee
  • Saturday 4/8 – 1:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Alpharetta
  • Sunday 4/9 – 2:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Marietta
  • Monday 4/10 - 6:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Kennesaw
  • Tuesday 4/11 - 6:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Midtown
  • Wednesday 4/12 - 6:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Brookhaven
  • Thursday 4/13 - 6:00 p.m. – Big Peach Running Co. Decatur
  • Saturday 4/15 – Official first day of training at Singleton 5K & 10K

Saturday Group Training Schedule: Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.

  • April 22 - July 1

Midweek Workout Schedule: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

  • April 19 – June 28

 

Locations

Saturday Locations

  • Big Peach Running Co. Alpharetta- 5530 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30004
  • Big Peach Running Co Brookhaven – 705 Town Blvd, Ste. 340, Atlanta, GA 30319
  • Big Peach Running Co. Decatur - 114 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Big Peach Running Co. Kennesaw- 1625 Ridenour Boulevard, Kennesaw, GA 30152
  • Big Peach Running Co Marietta – 1062 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068
  • Big Peach Running Co Midtown- 800 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 (Free legal street parking and paid parking are available; participants are responsible for any parking fees.)
  • Big Peach Running Co. Suwanee- 320 Town Center Ave., Suwanee, GA 30024

Wednesday Workout Locations

  • Piedmont Park, Active Oval
  • North Gwinnett HS
  • Riverside Park

Cost

  • $65.00 - Training only
  • $140.00 – Mizuno Upgrade Package 
    • Includes Training and Mizuno running shoes valued at $120.00 or less. 

Refund Policy

  • Training registration is non-refundable and non-transferable 

Event Registration

  • This training program does not include guaranteed entry into the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

For more information visit atlantatrackclub.org

AJC Peachtree Road Race Results

Official Results.
Enter a name or number to find a specific runner.

Results for other 2016 team awards and races
Kilometer Kids Charity Chase Competition: Click Here
Media Race Competition: Click Here
Top 50 Men's Finishers: Click Here

Click Here to see 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race Results