The running is eight months away, but now is the time for graphic artists, amateur designers and other creative types to enter the T-shirt contest.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Contest. This year’s theme is “Move Forward with Atlanta,” and entries should illustrate how the world’s largest 10K continues to shape and reflect growth and change in Atlanta.
“Following an unforgettable celebration of its 50th Running, the AJC Peachtree Road Race moves forward into the next 50 years of the iconic event,” race director Rich Kenah said in a statement. “The artist who wins this year’s contest will be a major storyline of the Peachtree’s new chapter.”
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Artists can submit up to three designs online until Feb. 3, 2020. Details and instructions can be found on the Atlanta Track Club's website.
Judges from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Track Club and the running community will pick five finalists from all the submissions. Those five will be voted on by the public beginning in March, with the winner revealed at the finish line of the 51st annual race on July Fourth. The winning artist will receive $1,000.
New York Times best-selling author Emily Giffin was last year’s winner in a special celebrity edition of the contest. “Lucky Bib,” the design she submitted with local artist and runner Tina Tait received the most votes in the history of the contest.
Organized by the Atlanta Track Club, the AJC Peachtree Road Race attracts 60,000 runners and walkers each year.
The 51st race will begin at Lenox Square and end in Piedmont Park. Registration for Atlanta Track Club members and the lottery open March 15, 2020.
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