The race was presented by Big Peach Running Company.
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Thursday, February 7
With temperatures dropping below 23 degrees along the river under blue skies, almost 800 enthusiastic 10K runners took the challenge to qualify early for the Peachtree Road Race during the 12th Annual Chattahoochee Challenge Race on Saturday, Feb. 2. Overall and Masters male and female finishers and first, second and third place finishers in 13 age groups received awards after the race in the cozy Kingfisher Hall surrounded by vendors and sponsors while they enjoyed plenty of post-race treats. Whole Foods Market provided fresh fruit and Caribou Coffee served hot coffee as the runners assembled for the awards. The first place winners received memberships to the Nature Center, CNC hooded sweatshirt coupons and ice chests, plus other prizes …
Peter Kirui and Mamitu Daska claim victories at the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The 43rd annual 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race on Wednesday, July 4, in Atlanta, which included runners from Roswell, named Peter Kirui from Kenya and Mamitu Daska from Ethiopia the winners, with finish times of 27:37 and 32:22, respectively. “We have a great field of competitors every year and this year was no exception,” said Tracey Russell, race director for the AJC Peachtree Road Race and executive director of the Atlanta Track Club, in a press release. “The AJC Peachtree Road Race is an exciting event and we are happy to share our 4th of July with the 60,000 participants at this wonderful event.” In the Masters races, Jae Yung Hyung from Albuquerque, NM, and Sheri L. Piers from Falmouth, ME, took the men’s and women’s title with times…