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Peachtree Road Race: Changes coming to 2010 event

Online registration for the 41st running of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race will open at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 21, the Atlanta Track Club announced Jan. 28. Read the full story here.

Of even greater importance to Peachtree participants, however, may be this event change for 2010:

“For the first time, start assignments will be performance-based instead of randomly assigned, and the number of start waves will nearly double, allowing for smaller waves and better distribution of participants. The track club is hoping these steps will help ease congestion at the start line and along the course.”

YOU TELL US: What’s your opinion of the changes set to happen for the 2010 Peachtree? Do you think they’ll improve the race or is the event losing some of the “come one, come all” spirit that helped it grow in popularity over the years in an effort to appeal to today’s more serious runners?

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2009 AJC Peachtree Road Race: How did you prepare (or not) for your July 4 run?

It’s almost time for the 40th AJC Peachtree Road Race. Have you been getting in a lot of extra miles, cutting back on junk food or pretty much just chilling in the HOTlanta heat?

Are you aiming for a PB, or will you just be out there to have a good time?

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