Here’s how to train with the Atlanta Track Club for the AJC Peachtree Road Race


Lace up those running shoes and get ready to dash.
The AJC Peachtree Road Race happens July 4. Registration for the Peachtree Road Race  lottery ends today, but April 8 is another important milestone for metro Atlanta entrants. 

That's when the Atlanta Track Club kicks off its in-training program with an event at each of its seven AJC Peachtree Road Race in-training locations.

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Show up to meet the coaches, evaluate the training site, and ask any questions.

Here are a few things to know about ATC’s in-training program:

If you’re already registered...

Good news. You can pick up your snazzy swag "In-Training for Peachtree" shirt that comes with the registration package, along with your running log.
If you’re still deciding on whether to join the training...

The kickoff events are the ideal chance to join up, since you can sign up for the training onsite. But really, what are you waiting for?

The down and dirty:

AJC Peachtree Road Race in-training program
schedule: Weekly training sessions take place on Saturday mornings at one of seven Big Peach Running Co. locations throughout the metro Atlanta area with additional mid-week workouts. 
Training period: The 12-week program runs from April 8 through race week of July 4.
Registration closes: April 30
Cost: $65 for training only (and a running log and shirt); $140 for training and Mizuno running shoes valued at $120 or less, redeemed during April.
List of kickoff events:
10 a.m., Saturday April 8: Big Peach Running Co. Suwanee
1 p.m., Saturday April 8: Big Peach Running Co. Alpharetta
2 p.m. Sunday, April 9: Big Peach Running Co. Marietta
6 p.m. Monday, April 10 Big Peach Running Co. Kennesaw
6 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 Big Peach Running Co. Midtown
6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 Big Peach Running Co. Brookhaven
6 p.m. Thursday, April 13 Big Peach Running Co. Decatur

To register for the AJC Peachtree Road Race in-training, click here.

To learn more about ATC in-training for the AJC Peachtree Road Race and other races throughout the year, click here.


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