The Peachtree 50

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.


The Gateway Race

By Marcus Budline

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


24 Hours of Peachtree

By Barbara Huebner

The Peachtree in the life of the race director of the 49th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race.


Picture Perfect

By Barbara Huebner

How “The Battle of Atlanta” inspired a generation of runners and changed a struggling young man’s life.


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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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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