Event News

MAY 1, 2014 Atlanta 10 Miler Poised for Growth

Atlanta Track Club today announced its commitment to growing the Atlanta 10 Miler and 5K at Atlantic Station. The 2014 events are scheduled for October 26. The organization will suspend the Atlanta Marathon which was scheduled for the same day. » More

FEB 5, 2014 Atlanta Track Club Names Rich Kenah as New...

Former U.S. Olympian, Rich Kenah, brings 18 years of experience in events and sports marketing to Atlanta Track Club» More

NOV 28, 2013 Close to 11,000 Earn Their Turkey at 2013 ...

GEORGIA NATIVES GERAINT DAVIES AND JILL HORST CLAIM VICTORY AT THE 2013 ATLANTA HALF MARATHON» More

JUL 25, 2013 Sue Payne Named Interim Executive Director

The Atlanta Track Club announced today that Sue Payne has been named interim executive director of the organization. A search firm will be hired to work with the Atlanta Track Club board of directors to find a permanent executive director. Payne joined the Atlanta Track Club in January 2013 as the director of community outreach and membership....» More

JUN 28, 2013 Atlanta Track Club Announces VW Triple Peach

The Atlanta Track Club is partnering with Volkswagen of America, Inc. for the VW Triple Peach, a program designed to improve the Atlanta running experience that features three of the city’s most beloved events: the AJC Peachtree Road Race (July 4), the Atlanta Marathon or 10 Mile event (October 27) and the Atlanta Half Marathon » More

JUN 21, 2013 A Message From the Chairman of the Board

Today the Asics LA Marathon has announced the hiring of Tracey Russell as chief executive officer. The Atlanta Track Club has released the following statement.» More

JUN 11, 2013 Atlanta Track Club Unveils New Logo

The Atlanta Track Club announced today that it is unveiling a new logo. The new design, seen above, will be seen by the public beginning with signage, race numbers and merchandise for the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, which is the organization’s largest event.» More

APR 16, 2013 Statement from Atlanta Track Club

Our hearts are broken by the horrific events in Boston yesterday that have impacted our country as well as the entire running community.  The Atlanta Track Club extends its sincere condolences to the victims and families affected by this tragedy.  Safety at each of our Atlanta Track Club events is our top priority. We work very closely with...» More

NOV 22, 2012 Campbell and Nunn Take Top Honors at Atlan...

Atlanta, November 22, 2012 – Over 12,800 runners and walkers kicked off Thanksgiving morning at the 2012 Atlanta Half Marathon events on Thursday, November 22, making it one of the largest participant fields in the event’s history.  Along with the Atlanta Half Marathon, the Thanksgiving Day event featured the Thanksgiving Day 5K, the Mashed...» More

NOV 8, 2012 Expo to Host Canned Food Drive

For the second year, the Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, will once again host a canned food drive at the Atlanta Half Marathon Health and Fitness Expo on Tuesday, November 20 and Wednesday, November 21 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. » More

NOV 24, 2011 Burris and Sutton Take Top Honors at 2011 ...

Over 12,800 runners and walkers kicked off Thanksgiving morning at the 2011 Atlanta Half Marathon events on Thursday, November 24.  2011 marked the largest participant field in the Thanksgiving Day event’s history.  Along with the Atlanta Half Marathon, the event featured the sold-out Thanksgiving Day 5K as well as the Mashed Potato Mile for...» More

NOV 22, 2011 Season 8 At-Home Winner of "The Biggest Lo...

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced today that Rebecca Meyer, the season 8 at-home $100,000 winner of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” will be the official starter of the sold-out Thanksgiving Day 5K on Thursday, November 24. Along with starting the Thanksgiving Day 5K, Meyer will...» More

NOV 15, 2011 Expo to Host Canned Food Drive

The Atlanta Track Club announced that it will host a canned food drive at the 2011 Atlanta Half Marathon Health and Fitness Expo on Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23. All food collected will be dropped off at the 29th Annual 11Alive Can-a-thon benefiting The Salvation Army on Friday, December 2.» More

NOV 9, 2011 MARTA Service Added for Atlanta Half Marat...

MARTA announced that as a service to all Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K participants, as well as to help alleviate traffic approaching the start area of the event, they will be providing rail service to participants beginning around 5 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning. “We are so happy to hear that MARTA will be offering additional...» More

OCT 12, 2011 Thanksgiving Day 5K Capacity Increased to ...

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced today that it has increased the capacity limit of the Thanksgiving Day 5K from 1,500 to 2,500 participants for the 2011 event.  In 2010, the inaugural Thanksgiving Day 5K hit its capacity of 1,500 participants the week prior to the event. ...» More

AUG 5, 2011 Training Program Adds Second Location at R...

The Atlanta Track Club is excited to announce that a second location at Riverside Park (575 Roswell Road) in Roswell has been added to the Atlanta Half Marathon Training Program that takes place on Saturdays starting on August 27.  The new training location is ideal for runners in the northern suburbs.  In addition to the new Roswell location,...» More

NOV 25, 2010 Leo Kormanik and Erin Sutton Win Atlanta H...

With over 12,000 registrants, the 2010 Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K marked the largest field of runners in the Thanksgiving Day event’s history.  Along with over 10,000 participants in the Atlanta Half Marathon, the inaugural Thanksgiving Day 5K was a sell-out with 1,500 participants.  The event also saw over 500 participants...» More

NOV 25, 2010 Congratulations to All the Finishers

Congratulations to all the finishers of the 2010 Atlanta Half Marathon & Thanksgiving Day 5K! A special thank you goes out to all the volunteers who spent their Thanksgiving morning helping out. We appreciate all your support. Results are now available. » More

NOV 23, 2010 2011 Atlanta Marathon Date Announced

The Atlanta Track Club (ATC), organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the Atlanta Half Marathon and Thanksgiving Day 5K, announced today that the 2011 Atlanta Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 30, 2011. » More

NOV 19, 2010 Plan Ahead- Important Parking Information

To ensure that you arrive to the event on time and stress free, we strongly recommend you arrive to Turner Field at least one hour prior to the start. The 2010 event is on track to be one of the largest in history and a lot of people will be making their way down to Turner Field on Thanksgiving morning» More