ATLANTA - It's that time again! No, not Christmas. No, not Easter. It's time to sign up for the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race; the world's biggest 10K.
The Atlanta Track Club has announced the opening of registration today. Members with the Atlanta Track Club are eligible to sign up if they activated their membership on February 1, 2018.
Those members will receive guaranteed entry into the 10K if they complete the registration process by Wednesday, March 14 at 11:59 p.m.
For any remaining participants, a lottery will be held from March 15 to March 22.
Lottery registration will open on Thursday, March 15. Regardless of the day or time of registration, all individuals who enter the lottery during the registration period will have an equal chance of being elected for the Road Race.
Potential participants will be selected after the lottery closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 22.
All lottery entrants will receive an email by Sunday, March 25 notifying them if they were selected for the 2018 event.
The 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race will take place on Wednesday, July 4. All Atlanta Track Club members will be charged $35 to participate and all non-members will be charged $38, including applicable online processing fees. There is no charge to enter the lottery.
“The AJC Peachtree Road Race is not just Atlanta’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, but also its biggest celebration of health and fitness,” said Rich Kenah, Atlanta Track Club’s Executive Director. “Whether this is your first time running the race or your 49th time, we look forward to welcoming you across the finish line and motivating and inspiring you to continue your running and walking journey.”
For any additional information, peachtreeroadrace.org.