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Win a free pair of AJC Peachtree Road Race numbers!

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UPDATE: The winner has been selected by random drawing and notified by email. Thanks to all who entered. Happy running!

Ready to run?

Organizers expect 60,000 people this July 4 at the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race. If you want to be among them yet did not snag a number during this year’s lottery, listen up. We have a pair of AJC Peachtree Road Race numbers that we’d love for you to have!

Entering to win them is easy: just leave a comment below. Feel free to share your running story, your unique training routine, or why you’d like to run the Peachtree this year.

While you’re at it check out the AJC Peachtree Road Race Facebook page, and Twitter account. And don’t miss the AJC Peachtree Road Race page, with great training tips, results from past years and more.

The winner will be selected at random at noon today, and we’ll notify the winner via email. You’ll then need to submit your registration information to the Atlanta Track Club by 5 p.m. Friday. We’ll send full details to the winner.

Good luck!

- Jennifer Brett/The Buzz/jbrett@ajc.com

178 comments Add your comment

Jason

May 30th, 2012
7:10 am

Would love to run it this year because I just moved to Atlanta and want to experience this event first hand.

James Wooden

May 30th, 2012
7:12 am

I love to run. It’s a bit more difficult now since I’m a disabled veteran from chemical exposure with breathing issues. I’m stubborn…and I still keep going. I did it last year and it was one of the most fun and unique experiences of my life.

JGreen

May 30th, 2012
7:33 am

68 years old. Been running 5K’s in the midwest for 3 years now and would really like to be part of the Peachtree Road Race.

JGreen

May 30th, 2012
7:37 am

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Robert

May 30th, 2012
7:42 am

This is an exciting and fun event! After participating for nine years in a row, this will be the first time I didn’t receive a number. I guess that’s how it goes with the lottery. Would love to continue the tradition though.

john e

May 30th, 2012
7:43 am

Been working on being healthy and changing my life for the better. This has been my goal to run and finish the Peachtree Road Race. Never ran the race before and want to prove I can!!!

Jeremy Bright

May 30th, 2012
7:44 am

Running is a way of life for me. I started running 10 years ago as a way to lose weight. I was 60-70 pounds overweight and I thought it was the quickest way to shed the extra pounds. I lost the weight and now run everyday to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I plan on getting engaged July 1 and I wanted to celebrate by running with my new fiancee. She was given a number from the lottery but I was left out. Please help!

Laurie

May 30th, 2012
7:44 am

The Peachtree Road Race is a lot of fun and I would love to run it again this year!

Lauren Press

May 30th, 2012
7:46 am

Would love to run with my husband-we had a blast last year! We were hoping to run again!

nuke

May 30th, 2012
7:46 am

I’ve run it 8 years straight, having a qualifying time each year (back when it was just sub-seeded + Time Group A/B), but I didn’t get selected in the lottery this year. I was hoping to continue to qualify with at least Time Group A for as long as I could run…but now would just like to run it again this year.

I’m also kind of curious how many weren’t selected this year…I think last year was something like 2-3%, but haven’t read anything on this year’s stats yet.

John

May 30th, 2012
7:46 am

Back in shape after not running for years. Ready for that sweet Peach!

JGreen

May 30th, 2012
7:47 am

Let’s see if the third time trying to post actually works.

Scott

May 30th, 2012
7:53 am

Would absolutely love to run the race with my 10 year old Goddaughter but we dont have numbers. I didnt even know that she was a runner until it was too late to get them!

Robin

May 30th, 2012
7:57 am

My wife told me other day that she made a bucket list. On the list is She want to walk at Peachtree Road Race. As I’ve run in the past year of 1993. I want to celebrate on the Fourth of July at the race with my wife. God bless the America.

SRismiller

May 30th, 2012
8:00 am

Since last July I have worked hard to lose 50 lbs. Running has been my method. One of my New Years resolutions was to run the Peachtree in under an hour. I was so disappointed and discouraged when I didn’t get in through the lottery. Maybe this is my chance. I’ve continued to run and train in hopes of an opportunity. Hops this is it.

glenn

May 30th, 2012
8:01 am

Would love to run the Peachtree!!

True Atl

May 30th, 2012
8:04 am

Have run this every year since I have lived in Atl! I love wearing the t-shirts and showing my dedication to Atlanta. Thought I was going to be out of town, and my sister just moved away (I ussually run the race with her), so I didn’t sign up for the lottery. I am totally regretting this decision, and I would love to win these numbers!!!

Danielle Anthony

May 30th, 2012
8:07 am

In the decades that I have been living in Atlanta, I have never at the pleasure to be involved in the Road race. As I work to better improve my family and my personal health, I believe this will be great jump start to a life long change of a better lifestyle!

Linda Davis

May 30th, 2012
8:09 am

I have had multiple broken bones in the past year: right foot two places, 5th and 9th rib, and pelvic. I have looked forward to running this year and my two nephews from Florida are going to be here on the 4th and want to run, but because we were uncertain they would be coming we didn’t register them to run. They are 16 and 17 and want to run badly! I would love to include them in this “bone building” event.

Samantha

May 30th, 2012
8:10 am

I entered the lottery as a single and then my son decided he wanted to join me, so I entered him in the lottery as a single. Wouldn’t you know it, he received a number and I didn’t. Would love to run with my son! Pick me!

Bill

May 30th, 2012
8:16 am

Participating in the Peachtree Road Race is a great way to kick-off the 4th of July. Waking at the crack of dawn to join 60,000 others running thru the 3 H’s (heat, hills and humidity) for the distinction of earning your Peachtree Road Race shirt! It is a true Atlanta tradition and now that we’re going to be in town for the 4th, I’d love to be a part of it again. Thanks for the chance to win a number!

Allison Gruehn

May 30th, 2012
8:18 am

Just started running in Jan. Would love the opportunity. Thanks!

Chris Miller

May 30th, 2012
8:18 am

I’ve already got Braves tickets for that evening. Starting the day off with the Peachtree and ending the day at Turner Field seems like the best possible way to indulge in the best of ATL.

Denise

May 30th, 2012
8:18 am

My plans was to run my second race with my husband and sister since this is her first race. I didn’t get in this year. I would love the opportunity!!

Rod

May 30th, 2012
8:21 am

I entered my wife for her very first Peachtree Road Race after she expressed her interest in running…about 10 million times. She was blessed to have been selected in the lottery to run this year, and her excitement lasted all of three minutes once she realized I did not get selected as well. The road race is on our 5th wedding anniversary, and we never spend our anniversaries away from one another. So she is torn with either running alone or just not competing at all. Winning a pair of tickets would really make this anniversary a win-win for my wife and I. The other ticket would not go to waste, our daughter would like to be there with us since we all three exercise/run together on a daily bases. Thank you for the hope of winning AJC!

Jen

May 30th, 2012
8:22 am

Love the Peachtree because as insanely huge as it may be, it is still a fun local tradition where we manage to run into so many running friends among the 10’s of thousands out there! My favorite part of the race is seeing local TNT legend Water Stop Bob with beer at the top of Cardiac Hill.

Pat Brannon

May 30th, 2012
8:22 am

I love the Peachtree Road Race.

I did not get a number this year. I would love to run 6.2 miles since I just turned 62!

Jennifer

May 30th, 2012
8:25 am

My daughters and I run together most days every week (well, I run with them in a double stroller) and conduct fitness classes for other moms and kids. I would love to use the conditioning to test myself on those hills…without the stroller for a change! No better way to kick off the 4th than running the Peachtree!

Ashley

May 30th, 2012
8:26 am

I have just started running and need something to train for before I quit b/c it’s so hard and so hot outside!

Glenn

May 30th, 2012
8:27 am

Would love to run it this year because I just moved to Atlanta from Detroit and want to experience this event first hand.

The _rocket

May 30th, 2012
8:27 am

I couldn’t run to the corner of block, but I’d gladly push someone from the Shepherd Center the entire distance, quickly. My first experience with the run was when our daughter was a patient at Shepherds in 2008, and I can’t begin to describe the hope it gave me to see the wheel chair race battle by. The first light I’d seen in a lo0ng time.

Marlin Dayoub

May 30th, 2012
8:34 am

FINALLY in town for the 4th! Would LOVE to run this years race.

JT

May 30th, 2012
8:35 am

My wife is running the race, and she didn’t think I would want to run with her, but I do. I’d love to get an entry in order to share this experience with her.

Robyn

May 30th, 2012
8:36 am

I deserve it. In the past two months I have lost 25 pounds, gotten over a broken heart, started my own business, and gone through rape therapy. Needless to say it would be the icing on the cake! I run 4 times a week if I didn’t I would have lost my mind :)

kb

May 30th, 2012
8:36 am

I moved here to Atlanta from Kansas City, MO for education and a better employment I have been here for 19 years and counting. I really didn’t know anything about the race nor its history. As I made my way around the city over the years, I couldn’t stop meeting people telling me their stories and how this race really effected their lives in a positive way. My finace’ get into it. I run the race from time to time. I really like the t-shirts. I am an avid jogger so I can make it in a good time.

This year I really didn’t want to fight the process to get a number. It’s worst than trying to win the GA lottery. A couple of years I had to go on Craiglist to get a number. I would like to run in it this year. If I can’t, then I will volunter (which my fiance’ and I did a couple of times.)

The Peachtree race is a cool thing. I would encourage any one to do it.It is something that grows on you. You don’t have to be a great Olympic runner to do it. If you don’t want to run, just volunteer. You never know who might be encouraging by doing it……:)

Rob

May 30th, 2012
8:38 am

My 18 year old son and I have started to run to stay in shape and we wanted to sign up but forgot about the deadline. It would mean a lot to both of us to be able to run in the Peachtree. I have run once before in 2009.

Brian

May 30th, 2012
8:40 am

Would love to run the Peachtree.

Katie

May 30th, 2012
8:45 am

I am new to Atlanta and decided to stay in town got the fourth. I live running an really want the chance to run in this famous 10k!

Walt Goddard

May 30th, 2012
8:45 am

My lovely wife has lost 80 pounds in the last year,she was featured in AJC weight loss success stories.Tickets to run the Peachtree would be such a positive way to reward her for her hard work. It has been years since we have ran the Peachtree together.

Melissa

May 30th, 2012
8:47 am

My health is very important to me but I find it hard to make time to exercise. So I like to socialize while I workout! What better place to do that than at the Peachtree Road Race on the 4th of July!

Luke C.

May 30th, 2012
8:49 am

I am an avid runner now, but a couple of years ago I was a hundred pounds heavier and I’ve always wanted to run the Peachtree Road Race. I didn’t enter the lottery this year because I thought I would be shipping out, you see, I just joined the US Navy. I couldn’t be more proud, but my ship out date isn’t until Novemember and I’d love to be a part of this amazing race.

Melody

May 30th, 2012
8:49 am

I volunteered a couple times handing out the T-shirts now it’s time for me to build up the courage and earn a T-shirt.

Tiffany Lockridge

May 30th, 2012
8:49 am

would love to win! it’s been several years since my husband and I ran it and I want a t-shirt!!

Bob

May 30th, 2012
8:54 am

Ran my first Peachtree in 1978 – I sure do miss the finish in Piedmont Park! I’ve run at least 25 races since that first one. When registration rolled around this year I was unable to get my act together, but would love a chance to join my fellow Atlantans as we celebrate America and our nation’s independence on the 4th of July!

Nancy Moeller

May 30th, 2012
8:54 am

The Peachtree Road Race is the greatest community event I’ve ever seen. The sea of runners in front of and behind you is an amazing sight, and you feel a camaraderie with every person you see wearing that shirt.

Tyler D

May 30th, 2012
8:57 am

I would love to run this year because I’ve never run the Peachtree road race and would love to see how I do!

Nikki

May 30th, 2012
8:58 am

I was born and raised in Atlanta and at 40 years old this year, I am ready to run my very 1st Peachtree Road Race!!

Bryan Biccum

May 30th, 2012
8:59 am

This will be my 19th year in a row and my wife has run about 7 times. One of her girlfriends is coming in from NJ to run the Peachtree for the first time and we need to find her a number. The Peachtree is an awesome event. I love to see the crowds out there cheering us on, especially the patients from the Shepherd Center.

Jordan

May 30th, 2012
9:01 am

What a better way to celebrate our country’s independence! Working hard running down Peachtree Street!

Rose

May 30th, 2012
9:07 am

My friend and I participated for the first time last year and had a blast! She received a number this year but I didn’t. I would love to join her this year :-)