The Peachtree 50

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.


Media Memories

By Jay Holder

Taking a walk down memory lane with some of the media personalities and broadcasters who have worked on July 4 at the Peachtree


The Volunteers Did That?

By Brantley Sherrer

A look at some of the odd jobs the Peachtree’s volunteers have taken on over the years.


A Southern Girl with a Purpose

By Amby Burfoot

The life and legacy of the Peachtree’s first female champion: Gayle Barron


The Peachtree, Junior

By Barbara Huebner

Looking back on the founding and evolution of the Anthem Peachtree Junior.


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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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