Atlanta Track Club executive director Rich Kenah previously told the AJC he thinks Atlanta was selected because of the city’s accessibly due to the airport and the walkability of the downtown race area. He also said the city has established itself within the running community.
"I would point to the history and the respect that the Atlanta Track Club has within the running community and the running space," Kenah said in a 2018 interview.
The trials will take place the day before this year’s Publix Atlanta Marathon. Volunteers are needed for both events.
If you would like to help with course, hydration, or start and finish area, you can register to volunteer here. Those interested must attend one of the mandatory volunteer training sessions on Saturday, Feb. 8 or Sunday, Feb. 9.
Register here to volunteer at Olympic marathon trials in Atlanta.