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Is the Peachtree Road race the largest 10K in the world?

Is the Peachtree Road race the largest 10K in the world?

The Peachtree Road Race, the world’s largest 10K road race, is held every Fourth of July in Atlanta, Georgia. Hosted by the Atlanta Track Club, the race draws thousands of spectators and volunteers who come out each year to support the runners—all 60,000 of them, in non-pandemic times.

Can anyone run the Peachtree Road race?

The Peachtree also offers a guaranteed-available virtual option open for everyone. All registrants must at least 10 years old by July 4, 2022 to run the race. Runners can register at this link. For elite runners, The Atlanta Track Club is offering travel and lodging support and a prize purse worth $47,000.

How do you qualify for the Peachtree Road race?

To be listed an official Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Event your race must meet the following standards:

  1. Only 5K and 10K USATF certified in-person road race courses.
  2. Provide Atlanta Track Club with link to official results.
  3. Registered with Atlanta Track Club prior to March 15, 2022.

How many people are running the Peachtree?

And that inclusivity is what has made the AJC Peachtree Road Race the largest 10K event in the world. The Atlanta Track Club expects nearly 60,000 in-person runners from around the world to take part in the race on July 4.

How large is the Peachtree Road Race?

6.2 miles
The 6.2 miles of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race takes participants from the streets of Buckhead to the corners of Midtown, finishing in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park. Water stops are available at every mile on the 6.2 mile course.

Who won the Peachtree Road Race 2021?

Sam Chelanga
ATLANTA – The men’s and women’s division winners in the 2021 Peachtree Road Race crossed the finish line on the Fourth of July morning. Sam Chelanga clinched the men’s championship with an unofficial time of 28:42.

How fit do you need to be to run 10k?

If you can walk/run a 5k in less than 40 minutes you will be able to complete a 10k. Ideally you should be able to run 35 minutes non-stop relatively comfortably in order to start ‘racing’ a 10k.

Is 10k in 50 minutes good?

Most runners who are reasonably fit and clock 15–30 miles per week can expect to finish a 10K race in 50–70 minutes. More advanced runners will usually finish in 43–50 minutes. Exceptionally fit runners can average a mile every 7 minutes, whereas more casual runners can expect to run a mile every 10–14 minutes.

Is Peachtree Road Race the biggest race?

About the AJC Peachtree Road Race The AJC Peachtree Road Race is now the largest 10K running event in the world with 60,000 participants.