Online registration also available for the country's largest road race
Running USA Wire
ATLANTA - (February 26, 2009) - The Atlanta Track Club, organizer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, is adding electronic timing for all participants for the 40th edition of the 10K event.
$30,000 national championship prize purse with $10,000 for national champion
Running USA Wire
ATLANTA - (February 16, 2009) - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race will once again host the USA Men's 10K Championship on Saturday, July 4, 2009. The AJC Peachtree Road Race last hosted the USA Men's 10K Championship in 2007 when Olympian Abdi Abdirahman of Tucson, Ariz. took home the U.S. title in 28 minutes, 11 seconds.
Aufdemberg, DeReuck Capture USA Masters Half-Marathon Titles at Inaugural State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon
From Press Release
MELBOURNE, FL (Feb. 8) — It was widely expected that four-time Olympic Games performer Colleen DeReuck would win the women’s USA Masters Half-Marathon title. However, Paul Aufdemberg wasn’t sure about his chances in the featured event of the inaugural State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon.
Sold-out 15,000 field elevates event to largest distance race in South Florida; 4,000 children participant in ING Run for Something Better
Courtesy Running USA Wire
From Jackie Tyson, Peloton Sports
Josh Cox of Mammoth Lakes, CA, and Jill Horst or Rome, GA, took wins in the 32nd annual Rocket City Marathon held on Dec. 13 in Huntsville, AL. For complete results, Click Here
ING Georgia Marathon Elevated from State to Region Championship Designation by Road Runners Club of America
March Event Named 2009 RRCA Southern Region Marathon Championship
(Oct. 13, 2008, ATLANTA) –The ING Georgia Marathon (www.inggeorgiamarathon.com) has been named the 2009 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Southern Region Marathon Championship.
2008 Blue Ridge Relay
Press Release: Relay Results
“It is truly an amazing event that pushes your body, allows you to see beautiful scenery, and creates amazing memories with old and new friends. I would recommend this race to any runner who truly enjoys the feeling one gets from running!!! Thanks again!”
From Running USA Wire
Atlantan Herbst-Lucke edges De Reuck to win women's Masters race
By Bill Stewart
ATLANTA - (July 4, 2008) - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race provided yet another exciting chapter to its storied history for its 39th edition.
By Kristin Sevensky
“Wow, and We Thought the Blue Ridge Relay Couldn’t Get Any Better!”
That’s a quote from director Ken Sevensky excited about the eighty teams that will be running in the 4th annual Blue Ridge Relay this September 5th and 6th. The Blue Ridge Relay, which started in 2006 with a field of 10 runners, will bring close to 1,000 runners up to the High country the Friday after Labor Day.
Spring Combo Race Changes Ownership, Provides Infrastructure for Long Term Success
(ATLANTA June 11, 2008) -The ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon, Georgia's marquee, springtime marathon and half marathon has been acquired by US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (US Road Sports), based in Dallas, Texas.
For Immediate Release
The Indian Path Medical Center & SunTrust Bank Crazy 8s 8K Run is
recognized around the world for holding both the men's and women's 8
kilometer world records. Ethiopian Demssew Tsega has let it be known
that he intends to go after Peter Githuka's long-standing 22:03 world
The Asheville Citizen-Times Half-Marathon is the newest race to join the Running Journal Grand Prix. The half-marathon will be held on Sept. 13 in beautiful downtown Asheville, NC. This will be the ninth running of this popular event that also includes a 5K.
New Finish Line Announced for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race 2008
From: Tracy Russell, Executive Director, Atlanta Track Club
Courtesy of Elite Racing
NASHVILLE, Tenn., (April 26, 2008) - Kenya's Sylvester Chebii, 26, won the ninth annual Country Music Marathon today in a time of 2 hours, 14 minutes, 27 seconds. In the women's race, Svetlana Ponomarenko, 38, from Russia outkicked defending champion Olena Shurkhno, 30, from the Ukraine, finishing in 2:30:33.