Join the ‘Community Conversation’ for the virtual AJC Peachtree Road Race

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

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will host a ‘Community Conversation’ discussing the logistics of this year’s virtual AJC Peachtree Road Race

This year’s AJC Peachtree Road Race will be different from years past, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy some of the fun of this Atlanta tradition.

While the race is held on the Fourth of July, it looks a little different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with registered runners having the option to complete the race over a four-day period, Nov. 26-29.

ExploreAJC Peachtree Road Race 2020

With the announcement this year’s race will switch to a virtual format, it’s no surprise there will be questions. And where there are questions, the AJC has answers.

We invite you to join the AJC’s “Community Conversation” where we’ll be answering your questions and taking a deep dive into the logistics of a virtual AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Panelists include Molly Seidel, second place finisher in the 2020 U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials; Rich Kenah, executive director of the Atlanta Track Club and bronze medalist in the 1997 World Indoor Championships; Ben True, who holds the American 5K road record; and AJC sports reporter and Georgia Tech beat writer Ken Sugiura. The conversation will be moderated by Brandon Adams, host of Dawgnation Daily, a daily podcast for Georgia Bulldog fans.

ExploreAJC Peachtree Road Race: Maps you can use to plan your virtual run

The AJC will livestream this event 5-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, on the AJC’s Facebook page and YouTube account. For more details and to register for the event visit

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is proud to be a longtime supporter and title sponsor of The AJC Peachtree Road Race. We’re also proud to offer new subscribers a very special AJC Peachtree Road Race backpack. This exclusive backpack is more than “just a backpack” – it commemorates this year’s unique running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and it serves as a cooler that can be carried as a backpack. This special offer is only available to new subscribers and it can only be found at SUBSCRIBE.AJC.COM/PRR this week. Subscribers can choose between offers with Unlimited Digital Access only or options that provide home delivery with unlimited digital access at today.