Peachtree Road Race

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This July 4 Atlanta tradition is one of the globe's most famous 10km road races, attracting world-class athletes among its 60,000 annual participants. Started by the Atlanta Track Club in 1970, its coveted official race T-shirt – given only to runners who finish – is designed annually by an Atlanta Journal-Constitution contest winner and is an Atlantan status symbol among residents.