Wed., July 4, 2012 11:19am
Peter Kirui of Kenya has won the 43rd annual Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. Kirui's unofficial time of 27 minutes, 36 seconds ties the fourth-fastest time in race history. It is the first Peachtree victory for the 24-year-old. The defending men's champion, Sammy Kitwara of Kenya, finished eighth.
Tue., July 3, 2012 3:53pm
A warning for the 60,000 runners and walkers expected to participate in Georgia’s biggest July 4th tradition: The 43rd Peachtree Road Race is under a heat alert.
Wed., August 10, 2011 2:35pm
A running event in Savannah is on pace to become Georgia's largest marathon and half-marathon. A spokesman for the national Rock 'n Roll Marathon group says, 20,000 people so far have registered for the November event. The spokesman says the running event is expected to sell-out at 23,000 people.
Sat., July 3, 2010 1:01am
55,000 runners and walkers are set to continue an annual July 4th tradition in Atlanta. The 40th Peachtree Road Race is this weekend.
Fri., July 2, 2010 2:26pm
For many who participate, the Peachtree Road Race is a tradition they wouldn’t think of skipping. And for others, it may become a new personal tradition. Race organizers say more than 30 percent of this year’s field will be first-timers.