The Peachtree 50
 

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.

 
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Volunteers are Dear to the Peachtree

By Adina Solomon

Profiling the sole of the AJC Peachtree Road Race: Its 3,000 volunteers

 
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Craig Virgin’s American Record

In our first video story, Craig Virgin details his record-setting 1981 victory.

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Julia Emmons: Charming and Relentless

Profiling the former Atlanta Track Club director who turned the Peachtree into what it is today.

By Barbara Huebner

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Employee No. 1

By Jay Holder

Profiling Atlanta Track Club’s first paid employee, Bob Varsha

 

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

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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.

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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.  

 

Get excited for the 50th with a look back on the 49th

 
 

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