Eight non-profit organizations that serve Atlantans have been selected as Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Charity Partners. The non-profits will receive a combined total of 125 guaranteed entries into the 53nd Running of the Peachtree, which will take place on July 4 in Atlanta and virtually. Participants will be required to raise a minimum of $1,000 for the non-profit in exchange for their registration.
“The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race is for everyone,” said Rich Kenah, the Peachtree’s race director. “We are proud of this opportunity for Atlanta’s most cherished tradition to be able to give back to organizations working to make Running City USA a better place.”
To be an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Charity Partner, non-profit organizations are required to be a registered 501(c)(3) with a local chapter in Georgia that supports work in the area of animal welfare, environment, healthcare/medicine/research, health/fitness/wellness, homelessness or social justice/equity/access.
The 2022 partners are:
- American Cancer Society
- Back on My Feet
- Be The Match, By The Mile ProgramDup15q Alliance
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
- Dup15q Alliance
- Reach Out and Read Georgia
- Team Maggie for a Cure, Inc.
Applications for the entries will be accepted beginning Tuesday, with the opening of Atlanta Track Club member registration and registration for the Peachtree lottery.
To learn more about each of the official charity partners click here.