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Registration Opens Monday for 52nd AJC Peachtree Road Race. Limited In-Person and Virtual Options Available for July 3-4 10K Race

ATLANTA – MARCH 12, 2021 – Beginning Monday, runners and walkers from across metro Atlanta, all over the country and around the globe can lock in their Fourth of July weekend plans. Registration will open on March 15 for a limited-capacity, two-day running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race to be held in-person and virtually on July 3 and 4. The in-person 10K event in Atlanta will implement strict COVID-19 safety measures. Besides the expansion to a two-day event designed to reduce crowd size, participants can expect health screenings, face-covering requirements and limited-contact aid stations as well as limited pre- and post-race gathering. Registration will remain open through May 1.

Tom “Bish” Bishop has taken another “step forwards” in his quest for Olympic qualification this week as he signs a new sponsorship with On running, a partnership that he hopes will take him to Tokyo and beyond. - Attracted to the innovative forward-thinking sports brand, Tom immediately found an affinity with the drive for performance as well as the cushioned soft landings and explosive take offs offered by On’s shoes.

Wave Horizon 5 delivers unrivalled stability and one-of-a-kind cushioning with MIZUNO ENERZY foam material - NORCROSS, GA - (March 15, 2021) – Mizuno, a global leader in running footwear and apparel, launches its fifth running shoe in its Wave Horizon collection –  Wave Horizon 5. The Wave Horizon 5 is a maximum support cushion shoe featuring the add-in of Mizuno’s latest foam technology, MIZUNO ENERZY, for increased softness and energy return.

Jacksonville, FL – USATF athletes returned to national championships on Saturday morning in Jacksonville, Florida at the USATF 15 km Championships presented by Toyota. Emily Sisson (Phoenix, Arizona) and Clayton Young (Provo, Utah) ran to victory in the first race of the 2021 USATF Running Circuit presented by Toyota.

DES MOINES – As announced last month, the 2021 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom will include a high school division. The Blue Standards, known as the qualifying marks that guarantee acceptance for Iowa high schoolers in the Drake Relays when entered in the meet, have been announced.  When one of the marks is attained, an athlete knows that he or she will be #BlueOvalBound. In addition to these top athletes, coaches should also enter other team members outside of those marks for consideration on the accepted entry list. 

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