Atlanta Track Club Announces 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Design Contest
Graphic designers, amateur artists and creative minds looking to have their work appear on Atlanta’s most famous T-shirt are invited to submit designs for the 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Contest.
Submissions are now being accepted. Click here to submit a design.
The theme of this year’s AJC Peachtree Road Race is “Move Forward with Atlanta.” Submissions should illustrate the way in which the iconic event continues to shape and reflect growth and change in Atlanta.
“Following an unforgettable celebration of its 50th Running, the AJC Peachtree Road Race moves forward into the next 50 years of the iconic event,” said Race Director Rich Kenah. “The artist who wins this year’s contest will be a major storyline of the Peachtree’s new chapter.”
Artists can submit up to three designs between today and February 1, 2020. Detailed instructions including size, color limits and file types can be found here. A panel of judges from Atlanta Track Club, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the running community will choose five finalists. The five finalists will be voted on by the public in March with the winning design being revealed at the finish line of the 51st Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, 2020. The artist will win $1,000 and their work will forever be part of Peachtree history.
The AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt contest has been a beloved tradition at the world’s largest 10K since 1995. New York Times Bestselling Author Emily Giffin was last year’s winner in a special celebrity edition of the contest. “Lucky Bib,” The design she submitted with local artist and runner Tina Tait received the most votes in the history of the contest.
The 51st Running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2020. The race begins at Lenox Square and ends in Piedmont Park. Registration for Atlanta Track Club members as well as the lottery opens on March 15, 2020.
Event hashtag: #ajcprr
ABOUT ATLANTA TRACK CLUB
Atlanta Track Club is a nonprofit committed to creating an active and healthy Atlanta. Through running and walking, Atlanta Track Club motivates, inspires and engages the community to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
With more than 30,000 members, Atlanta Track Club is the second largest running organization in the United States. In addition to the AJC Peachtree Road Race (peachtreeroadrace.org) – the largest 10K running event in the world, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, PNC Atlanta 10 Miler and Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, Atlanta Track Club directs more than 30 events per year. Through the support of its members and volunteers, Atlanta Track Club also maintains a number of community initiatives including organizing and promoting the Kilometer Kids youth running program to metro Atlanta youth, honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets and supporting the Grady Bicycle EMT program. For more information on Atlanta Track Club, visit atlantatrackclub.org.
ABOUT AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE
The AJC Peachtree Road Race is a 10K event that takes place every Fourth of July in Atlanta, Georgia. The first Peachtree was held in 1970 and featured 110 finishers. The AJC Peachtree Road Race is now the largest 10K running event in the world with 60,000 participants.
The AJC Peachtree Road Race is perhaps most famous for the coveted AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt, which is handed out to all the event finishers. For more information on the AJC Peachtree Road Race visit peachtreeroadrace.org or AJC.com/peachtree.
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