| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Peachtree Survives the Heat

The nation’s largest road race had 55,320 finishers. Photo courtesy of ATLANTA TRACK CLUB/PAUL MCPHERSON

By John Vivirito

The 48th running of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race hosted by the Atlanta Track Club lived up to its hype with heated competition and warm temperatures. With an estimated 55,320 finishers and about 200,000 spectators, the event known as the “World’s Largest Running Party” certainly shined in Georgia’s capital city.

“The 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race was a success by pretty much any metric that I can come up with,” said Atlanta Track Club Executive Director Rich Kenah, who oversaw his fourth Peachtree race.

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