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Registration Opens Monday for 52nd AJC Peachtree Road Race. Limited In-Person and Virtual Options Available for July 3-4 10K Race

ATLANTA – MARCH 12, 2021 – Beginning Monday, runners and walkers from across metro Atlanta, all over the country and around the globe can lock in their Fourth of July weekend plans. Registration will open on March 15 for a limited-capacity, two-day running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race to be held in-person and virtually on July 3 and 4. The in-person 10K event in Atlanta will implement strict COVID-19 safety measures. Besides the expansion to a two-day event designed to reduce crowd size, participants can expect health screenings, face-covering requirements and limited-contact aid stations as well as limited pre- and post-race gathering. Registration will remain open through May 1.

 

Tom “Bish” Bishop has taken another “step forwards” in his quest for Olympic qualification this week as he signs a new sponsorship with On running, a partnership that he hopes will take him to Tokyo and beyond. - Attracted to the innovative forward-thinking sports brand, Tom immediately found an affinity with the drive for performance as well as the cushioned soft landings and explosive take offs offered by On’s shoes.

Three Journey to Gold-Tokyo meets awarded Gold status on World Athletics Continental Tour - INDIANAPOLIS – USATF will see three Gold 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour events on its recently announced USATF Journey to Gold - Tokyo Outdoor Track & Field Series and other meets with silver and bronze status, USA Track & Field and World Athletics announced today (Wednesday).

Jacksonville, FL – USATF athletes returned to national championships on Saturday morning in Jacksonville, Florida at the USATF 15 km Championships presented by Toyota. Emily Sisson (Phoenix, Arizona) and Clayton Young (Provo, Utah) ran to victory in the first race of the 2021 USATF Running Circuit presented by Toyota.

 

Moen, Naert, Meucci and Petros in strong Dresden half marathon - Strong fields in three different events promise thrilling races at the Itelligence Citylauf Invitational in Dresden on Sunday. While the half marathon features a number of top European runners a 10 k event and a marathon with athletes chasing Olympic qualification will also be staged during an eight hour show of road running. Norway’s former European marathon record holder Sondre Moen, Belgium’s European Marathon Champion Koen Naert, Daniele Meucci of Italy and the German marathon record holder Amanal Petros are among the top contenders in the half marathon. The race has a depth only seen a few times before in Germany at this distance and will be the best quality elite road race ever staged in the city of Dresden. 


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