Some cool Peachtree Road Race facts

Some cool numbers:

  • 3400 volunteers work at the Peachtree Road Race.
  • More than 700 portable toilets along the race route.
  • Fastest men’s time was 27:04, by Kenya’s Joseph Kimani in 1996.
  • Fastest women’s time was 30:32 by Kenya’s Lornah Kiplagat in 2002.
  • Coolest starting temperature was 62 degrees in 1986 and 1989.
  • Warmest was 80, several times.
  • More than 550,000 paper cups and 65,000 bottles of water will used during race.
  • most popular T-shirt size is large, making up 29 percent of the shirts that will distributed.
  • Runners from 48 states and D.C. registered. Hawaii was one.
  • 32 percent of the runners are competing in the race for the first time.

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