Running to Me: Largest 10K – Atlanta Peachtree Road Race

Peachtree_road_raceWe all know the major marathons around the country, New York, Boston, Chicago. Have you heard about the LARGEST 10k in the world? Shout out to the Peachtree Road Race, which takes place in my own backyard, Atlanta, Ga!

Peachtree_road_race_runnerThe Peachtree Road Race 10K is a 10 kilometer road race held annually in Atlanta on July 4, Independence Day. The Peachtree Road Race is the world’s largest 10 kilometer race.

Around 60,000 – 70,000 racers participate. Holiday weekend + hit + hills + humidity. People go crazy for this race, and often will auction their bibs to others.

It’s a good celebration across the city for the 4th of July.

It’s hot and fast, does this sound like 4th fun to anyone crazy enough out there to run? Anybody making holiday race plans?

– Nichole

(Nichole’s motto is to take life, fitness and well-being in stride. Nichole is an overall sports enthusiast with a serious love for running, cycling, triathlons, hiking, skiing, and well, almost anything outdoors. Nichole believes working out and staying fit should be a lifestyle and not “work.” You can check her out on her blog LivefortheRun, or follow along on Twitter @livefortherun.)

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