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Susannah Scaroni wins AJC Peachtree Road Race with course record

Scaroni finished the women's elite wheelchair race with a time of 21:18 on Monday.

ATLANTA — Susannah Scaroni won the AJC Peachtree Road Race women's elite wheelchair division on Monday, setting a course record in the process.

The Tokyo Paralympics gold medal winner in the 5,000m T54 class, Scaroni finished the Peachtree in 21:18.

If no one else sets a course record in the foot races, she'll win a $53,000 prize (if they do, they would split that prize).

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Scaroni previously won the AJC Peachtree Road Race in 2018.

She chalked up her victory to her preparation, competing in a race every weekend for the last six weeks.

"I know this course, I've done three 10Ks this month and just kind of feel in the mindset of pacing a 10K," she said

She called it a "perfect day for me."


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