The Peachtree 50
 

Celebrating the AJC Peachtree Road Race

50 years. 50 weeks. 50 stories.

 
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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.

 
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The time Meb Started Last

By Jay Holder

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

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A Birdseye View of the Peachtree

By Doug Carroll

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

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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 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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