The Atlanta Journal Consitution (AJC) Peachtree Road Race has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1970. What began as a 10k with 110 runners, is now the largest 10k road race in the world with over 65,000 participants from across the U.S.
The race takes place every Fourth of July weekend. It's an established tradition in Atlanta, GA that The
More than 2,000 people registered through
"It's a great team-building event and when you have that many people wearing the same thing, it makes a statement," says Pamela Prystash, Assistant General Manager for HealthWorks at The
But the spirited shirts were only one aspect of
"At the end of the race everyone congratulates each other for finishing. There's a great sense of togetherness and pride," she adds.
The event doesn't end at the finish line. The July 4th festivities continued at Coke's hospitality tent where participants were able to rehydrate, refuel and of course, share a Coke.