ATLANTA - February 17, 2015 - Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, announced today that registration for the 2015 event will open on Sunday, March 15 through an online lottery at AJC.com/peachtree
. July 4, 2015 will mark the 46th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Those wishing to be one of the 60,000 participants selected can register for the event lottery online anytime during the eight day period beginning Sunday, March 15 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 22.
Regardless of the day or time of registration, all individuals who enter the lottery during the eight day period will have an equal chance of being selected for the 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Entrants will be randomly selected after the lottery closes on March 22. All lottery entrants will receive an email by Wednesday, March 25 informing them of whether or not they were selected for the 2015 event. Searchable results of the selection process will also be posted on peachtreeroadrace.org
on March 25.
"�The AJC Peachtree Road Race is a Fourth of July tradition for thousands of runners and walkers from metro Atlanta that also attracts people from across the U.S. and around the world,' said Rich Kenah, Atlanta Track Club"�s executive director. "�The opening of the lottery registration is a busy and exciting time at Atlanta Track Club, and we are already working hard to ensure this year"�s event is the best AJC Peachtree Road Race to date.'
For those wishing to participate in the AJC Peachtree Road Race with family and friends, the online lottery will allow up to 10 people to enter as a "�Group'. During the selection process, if a "�Group' is selected, everyone in the group will receive entry into the event with each individual within the "�Group' being placed in the appropriate start wave based on their finish time submitted during registration. If a "�Group' is not selected, no one in the group will receive an entry. Those entering the lottery as a "�Group' will have an equal opportunity of getting into the event as those who enter as individuals. Those who enter the lottery and are not selected for the event two years in a row will receive guaranteed entry into the AJC Peachtree Road Race the following year.
Atlanta Track Club members will continue to receive an early and guaranteed entry opportunity into the AJC Peachtree Road Race provided their memberships were current as of February 1, 2015. The early registration window for Atlanta Track Club members will take place Sunday, March 1 through Saturday, March 14.
The 46th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race will take place on Saturday, July 4. Entry into the 10K event remains $35 for Atlanta Track Club members and $38 for the public, plus applicable online processing fees.
Entrants will have the opportunity to sign up for the Triple Peach Race Series at the time of registration. Returning for its third year, the Triple Peach is a package created by Atlanta Track Club that rewards participants for completing three of Atlanta"�s most popular running events; the AJC Peachtree Road Race, the Atlanta 10 Miler and the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon. Triple Peach participant benefits include a discounted price for the three events, a Triple Peach finisher"�s shirt and a three-part commemorative medal.
Additional details regarding the 2015 AJC Peachtree Road Race including registration information, start wave placement details and specifics on the Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo, held July 2 and 3, are available at peachtreeroadrace.org