How much does the winner of the Peachtree Road Race get?
Is there prize money? Yes! Elite athletes in the men’s, women’s, and wheelchair divisions are eligible for $50,000 worth of prize money. The 2019 race was the first time ever that all divisions received equal prize money—making it one of the few elite races that rewards the wheelchair division equally.
How long is Cardiac Hill Atlanta?
Found approximately seven miles into the 10 mile course, “Cardiac Hill,” is the name given to the stretch of Peachtree Road that rises more than 12 stories in elevation in less than a mile.
How do you qualify for the Peachtree Road Race?
To be listed an official Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Event your race must meet the following standards:
- Only 5K and 10K USATF certified in-person road race courses.
- Provide Atlanta Track Club with link to official results.
- Registered with Atlanta Track Club prior to March 15, 2022.
Where do you park for the Peachtree Road Race?
Park Wisely Parking at Lindbergh Center is a recommended option, as shuttle buses will also be available there to take riders to the start of the race starting at 4 a.m. and return runners back to Lindbergh Center after the race. (Look for the shuttle buses on Piedmont Avenue at 12th Street).
Is the Peachtree Road Race hilly?
Because Peachtree is a hilly course, it’s wise to try to incorporate some hills into your workouts. This can involve doing some short hill repeats at the end of a run to focus on good form while running uphill, or simply finding a nice hilly course to get comfortable with changes in elevation.
How much is Atlanta Track Club membership?
|Individual||$35||Membership for one person|
|Dual||$60||Two people living at the same household|
|Family||$75||Two adults and up to four children ages 21 or younger living at the same household|
What is Cardiac Hill mean?
Cardiac Hill may refer to: A hill in Atlanta along the course of the Peachtree Road Race. A hill in Kerry, Ireland, along the trail to the Torc Waterfall. A hill on the University of Pittsburgh campus adjacent to Lothrop Hall.
Do people walk the Peachtree Road Race?
It’s okay to walk the entire race, as many people do this, but you’ll want to know what you’re dealing with. 3. Break in your shoes– Many people buy a new pair of running shoes before the race, but make sure they’re broken in before race day, otherwise you risk blisters and injuries.
How much does it cost to enter the Peachtree Road Race?
Peachtree Road Race Registration
|Atlanta Track Club Member Member||$42|
|Nonmembers||$50 until May 25 $55 until May 30 $60 until June 3 $65 on June 4|
|Kilometer Kids Charity Entry||$200 ($140 tax deductible)|
|Virtual||$42 for members Nonmembers: $50 until May 25 $55 until May 30 $60 until June 3 $65 on June 4|
Can I walk the Peachtree Road Race?
Also, practice running on the road around 9 am so you won’t be shocked by the heat on race day. It’s okay to walk the entire race, as many people do this, but you’ll want to know what you’re dealing with.
How long does it take to run the Peachtree Road Race?
Your workouts will range from less than 30 minutes to about an hour and a half. Plan ahead and try to stick to a consistent routine of when you’ll get your runs in.
What is the fastest time for the Peachtree Road race?
ATLANTA – The men’s and women’s division winners in the 2021 Peachtree Road Race crossed the finish line on the Fourth of July morning. Sam Chelanga clinched the men’s championship with an unofficial time of 28:42.