10:26 am July 4, 2012, by AJC Sports
We’ll have more on the designer and votes later but for now, here’s this year’s AJC Peachtree T-shirt. What do you think?
July 4th, 201210:49 am
Wow, the nicest design in a while.
July 4th, 201210:55 am
Awful. Ugly. Can we get some color back in the shirts?
July 4th, 201211:24 am
The volunteers’ pale green shirt was much nicer and more interesting. We need to ban white shirts from this event. White doesn’t express peaches, GA, holiday, patriotism, celebration. We need lots of color and vibrancy, not dull and boring. Maybe next year….
July 4th, 201211:39 am
George and Walter — that’s funny; I was just complaining about the shirt not being white.
July 4th, 201211:48 am
July 4th, 201212:26 pm
BG- White is only used in the Peachtree shirt every 5 years (1999, 2004, 2009).
July 4th, 20121:02 pm
I love my volunteer T-shirt – one of the best in years! – Life’s a beach – I mean a peach!
July 4th, 20121:16 pm
It’s a little bit of an improvement over last year’s shirt (which I donated to the Salvation Army) but not much. I haven’t seen a really good PRR shirt in a few years now. I like white shirts fine. It’s the design that’s missing something compared to years past.
July 4th, 20121:36 pm
My shirt has a rip in the sleeve. All that effort for nothing.
July 4th, 20121:46 pm
This is my 6th year running the PT and in my opinion this is the worst design in 6 years!
July 4th, 20121:47 pm
The volunteer shirts have looked better than the participants shirts for a few years in a row
July 4th, 20121:56 pm
The design is OK, and to Walter’s comment, I like white shirts. But this one is an ugly cream color.
I much prefer the designs with a red, white and blue July 4 theme.
July 4th, 20121:57 pm
And yes, I know it contains some red, white and blue, but I like it front and center.
July 4th, 20121:59 pm
Really, people, it is just a t-shirt and nearly a free one also. A lot of work goes into making the PRR a success every year by a lot of unpaid volunteers. Quit your complaining!
July 4th, 20122:01 pm
nice where can i buy one?
July 4th, 20122:57 pm
I was very upset that by the time I got my shirt they didn’t have the size that I signed up for when I registered. I hope that next year they will print the sizes on the bibs so everyone gets the size they signed up for. Now I have a HUGE shirt.
July 4th, 20123:34 pm
How about a white or grey dri fit Hirt? Who wants a cram colored cotton t shirt??????
I don’t get all the complaining either. It’s a free shirt and a better design than last years; people are getting turned away from the Peachtree due to the lottery system. The Atlanta Track Club does a great job with this event and their efforts are pretty thankless. If you are unable to get the size that you signed up for, then maybe you need a pace that is a smidgen faster. Never had an issue with getting the correct size and I am a pretty slow runner.
July 4th, 20124:35 pm
I get a chuckle seeing so many people get bent out of shape about this “race”. Unless you’re subseeded, folks, it’s a “fun run”, and that is why the shirts are important. I have completed 3 Ironmans and do a tri every month, and this race is a warmup compared to those, but I keep doing it every year as I have for almost 20 years. Why? For the stupid shirt.
Despite my best hopes, the shirts usually suck. But the 2004 shirt was by far the best — I will wear it until it falls apart.
July 4th, 20124:43 pm
I like it!
July 4th, 20126:12 pm
Nic e shirt but not the one I voted for. I liked the one with American Flag on it. After all it is the 4th of July race. Why not have something that represents the 4th of July and OUR Country
July 4th, 20127:23 pm
Next year the shirt size needs to printed on the race number. Other races do this with great success. By the time I got to the shirts the size I registered for had all been taken, and all that could be offered was an oversized shirt. I had hoped to proudly wear my shirt out, but now the too big shirt will only be worn to sleep. I had a fantastic time at the race, but this oversight needs to corrected in the upcoming years.
July 4th, 20127:45 pm
They usually manage to work stars and stripes into the design (which is appropriate due to the date) but the Peachtree is first and foremost an Atlanta civic event. The shirt should reflect this fact as its primary theme, and it usually does.
July 4th, 20128:13 pm
It is NOT a free shirt. It costs $35.00. And if the PRR does their job correctly people should get the shirt they signed up for.
July 4th, 201210:10 pm
The shirt looked like something you would get if you filled out a credit card application at a bank. Blah. . .
July 4th, 201210:35 pm
MORE ORANGE: GEORGIA IS THE PEACH STATE!
Tom In Gladwin Mich
July 4th, 201210:38 pm
Having lived in Atlanta years ago and for a number of years, I am so greatful to see the continuing togetherness of all the events. This is one of the best and the shirts are all wonderful every year. I will be back someday, Atlanta is part of my life and I will never forget the emotional traditions of this great City and State.
July 4th, 201210:43 pm
I hate seeing all of the negative comments about the T-shirt! I was so anxious to get online and find it, b/c my former husband, who passed away from Melanoma cancer in 1999 always ran the Peachtree…..two with cancer!! Many would have loved to see him cross the finish line today and get this shirt….regardless of it being white, not colorful enough, etc.!! Being healthy enough to run the race is a blessing; the shirt’s just a bonus!!
July 4th, 201210:45 pm
“Tom in Gladwin, Mich” knows what he’s talking about !!!
It's a t-shirt people...
July 4th, 201211:06 pm
Proof that you can make some of the people happy all the time and all the people happy some of the time, but you can’t make all the people happy all the time. If you are participating in races for the shirts you should really reevaluate your priorities. I have a dresser full of race shirts, most of which get worn after realizing “oh I still have this one?”.
July 4th, 201211:45 pm
I agree that the lime green shirts on the volunteers looked better than these. Colorful shirts are more fun, I think. My daughter also complained about the “awful off-white” background color this year. I agree that if you want that kind of neutral background, a crisp white is a better choice for summer event.
July 5th, 20121:02 am
with all you negative insulting idiots out there maybe they should not even have t shirts you morons
July 5th, 20127:34 am
I wouldn’t be caught dead in a lime green shirt. The runner shirt is just fine. I agree with those who think the shirt size should be printed on the bib. Every year they run out of the small sizes. Thankfully, I’m XL and I finish pretty early. Never a shirt shortage for me!
July 5th, 20129:06 am
For all of you that are COMPLAINING about a tshirt…………
NEXT YEAR……….NO SHIRT FOR YOU!!
July 5th, 20129:46 am
All you WHINERS out there….this shirt has stars and stripes, the Atlanta skyline, the mid-line of the road and the huge peach. I’m sure you are all tremendously creative, so design your own shirt and take it to one of the stores that make them on the spot and quit your complaining! See if you can get one in your flashy color and the correct size for $35.
July 5th, 201211:25 am
Not complaining or griping at all, but since you asked- I don’t care for the color or design this year… I’m still going to run as long as I can, (this was number 40 for me). I have a large stack of these that I just keep in a box. The race is the fun part, although I’m getting slower every year. I liked the last white one that said “Property of the PTRR”. Now that is one that I wear!
July 5th, 201211:58 am
Wow, my shirt is already a dingy off-white without me having to screw it up in the wash.
July 5th, 20122:55 pm
Amen, whinersbgone. Everybody’s a freakin’ critic. It’s a fun, clever design, and the cream color is a nice alternative to gray or white.
July 6th, 20126:26 am
The race is the event I ran for 20 straight years; and not for the shirt. If you don’t like it; let the PTRR Club keep it. Anyway, many of you now play “Rosie Ruiz” from what I see and run/walk the race for a shirt you do not deserve. Oh, my best time was 37:36 in the event you are wondering.
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