If you have a little one with a need for speed, they’ll have the chance to put it into play on July 3, just one day before the AJC Peachtree Road Race.
The Anthem Peachtree Junior race will be held at 8 a.m. July 3 at Piedmont Park. The race would typically take place in May, but the Atlanta Track Club, which hosts the race, opted to move the kids’ run closer to the 50th run of the AJC Peachtree Road Race this year. Early registration is open until 11:59 p.m. June 30.
“The Anthem Peachtree Junior is an event for kids of all ages to experience the pageantry, prestige and excitement of the AJC Peachtree Road Race,” read a statement on the Atlanta Track Club’s site. “The race will feature a Mile (timed) and Dash, with the Mile finishing under the same finish line as the Peachtree on 10th St.”
In addition to the new date, the Anthem Peachtree Junior race will offer its first-ever Mizuno finisher T-shirts.
Here’s what to know about Anthem Peachtree Junior:
How long is it?
There is a one-mile race for kids between the ages of 6 and 14. Children 6 and younger will participate in the unmeasured Dash.
What does it cost?
The one-mile race is $20 for those registering by June 30. On race day, registration is $25. Dash registration costs $15 until June 30. Day of Dash registration is $20.
What do the kids get for running?
The kids get a short-sleeved Mizuno T-shirt, a medal and post-race snacks.
Is there an afterparty?
There will be a post-race festival in the meadow of Piedmont Park. For more information and to register, visit https://www.atlantatrackclub.org/2019-anthem-peachtree-junior.
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