The Peachtree 50

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.


Galloway’s Methods at the Peachtree

By Amby Burfoot

The first man across the line at the 1970 edition of the Peachtree was a man now well-known across the world: Jeff Galloway.


The time Meb Started Last

By Jay Holder

Meb finished 382nd, but he raised more than $30,000.


A Birdseye View of the Peachtree

By Doug Carroll

Taking a (daily) walk through memories with one of the original women of the Peachtree.


The Wheelchair Division at the Peachtree

By Barbara Huebner

Exploring the history of the wheelchair division and the Shepherd Center at the AJC Peachtree Road Race.


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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.  


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


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