The Peachtree 50

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.


Riding the Waves of Success

By Natalie Cabanas

Looking at the Peachtree’s 22 start waves — and how you can secure the proper placement.


LoThe voice of the Peachtree Start Line

By Jay Holder

For 60,000 people on the morning of July 4, Ken Berger is the voice of God. In Week 24, we hear his side of the AJC Peachtree Road Race start line.


Atlanta’s Teams Embrace Atlanta’s Race

By Doug Carrol

Exploring the relationship between Atlanta’s major sports teams and the Peachtree.


The Lost Peachtree Photo Album

By Barbara Huebner

One man’s trash is another Club’s Peachtree treasure


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You can start preparing for the 50th Peachtree by checking out the AJC Peachtree Road Race website at Learn about registration, the expo and more. 


Each Thursday, you'll find a new story on this site examining the history, legacy and impact of this quintessential Atlanta tradition. To learn more about the project, click below.


There's only one way to guarantee your entry for the 50th AJC Peachtree Road Race: By becoming an Atlanta Track Club member. Join today and you'll get 18 months of membership for just $35.  


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