AJC Peachtree Road Race 2022: What to know if you’re joining in-person

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Here's a look back at some images from the 50th AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

The 53rd running of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race is less than a month away.

After two years of virtual and hybrid events, the “world’s largest 10k” is finally getting back to normal. Of course, virtual runners will be participating this year, but on July 4th, most runners will once more line up near Lenox Square to start the race.

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Participants should be aware of a few things for the big day. So here’s an FAQ.

How do I get my race number?

You can get your race number one of two ways this year.

Those who didn’t purchase race-day pickup when registering must visit the Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo presented by Publix. It will be July 2-3 in Hall C4 of the Georgia World Congress Center.

Those who puchased the mail option will have their number delivered to their address.

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Can I get water on the course?

Yes. Hydration stations and water sprays will be along the course.

Does the course have a time limit?

Yes, the course will officially close at 11 a.m. It is also a timed event.

Is the course closed to traffic?

Yes, but participants should remain aware of their surroundings.

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What’s not allowed on the course?

Pets, iPods or mp3 players, wheeled conveyance including baby strollers, bicycles, scooters, skateboards and inline skates are not allowed.

Are headphones allowed?

Music players and headphones are strongly discouraged for safety reasons.

Can I bring a backpack?

Participants are not permitted to run/walk with a backpack. Click here for a link to event/program policies.

Can I meet up with family and friends at the finish?

Yes. The family meeting area is in the meadow of Piedmont Park immediately when you exit the finish chute.

For more FAQs, visit the Atlanta Track Club website.