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Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 12:59pm

Running The AJC Peachtree Road Race? Kick It Up A Knotch And Wear A Costume

It’s almost July 4th. In Atlanta, before the cookouts and the fireworks, thousands of Atlantans will get up at the crack of dawn to run the annual AJC Peachtree Road Race.

The 6.2 mile race starts in Buckhead near Lenox Square mall and ends at Piedmont Park. While all of the racers will strap on their running shoes and race bibs, quite a few runners will be decked out in full costumes.

Here are a few of our favorites from last year, from


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Not running the race? AJC has tips for watchers

And remember, there’s no parking at the start or finish of the race.

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