The Peachtree 50

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.


The Most Masterful Men

By Amby Burfoot

Taking a look at the winningest winners on the men’s side of AJC Peachtree Road Race history.


The Year the Peachtree Grew Up

By Jay Holder

The story of the 1977 AJC Peachtree Road Race.


Giving Thanks for Sponsorship

By Jay Holder

This Thanksgiving week, we take a look at and give thanks for the Peachtree’s sponsors over the last 50 years.


The Gateway Race

By Marcus Budline

How the Peachtree turned Randy Shreiner from someone who never ran into a 5K fanatic.


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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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