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 the 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:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The AJC Peachtree Road Race starts in Buckhead near Lenox Square Mall and ends in Piedmont Park.
Registration information and date:
- March 1-14 - Atlanta Track Club Members register
- March 15-22 - Lottery Registration
- March 25 - Lottery Notification
Kilometer Kids Charity Race
March 1 - June 15, or until sold out.
Registration for the 2018 Kilometer Kids charity race number provides entry into the AJC Peachtree Road race. The entries are $150 and benefit Kilometer Kids, Atlanta Track Club’s youth running program.
Start times vary by wave. Wave start times will be announced closer to the race
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 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt.
Voting for the 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest begins Feb 22.
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 and Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree Junior:
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree Junior is an event for kids of all ages. Held May 5 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 the Georgia World Congress Center, Building C, Exhibit Hall C1, 362 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30313. The expo is free and open to the public July 2-3, 2018: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
For more information about the Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo, click here.