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Ready, Set, Run!Peachtree Road Race 50th

More babies and future runners are born at Northside Hospital than anywhere else in the country. Northside is excited to partner with the Atlanta Track Club on another AJC Peachtree Road Race. We want all runners and walkers to have a fun, safe and healthy experience this year. is your one-stop shop for healthy tips, articles and recipes to help you get ready for the big day.

Congratulations to all of the participants conquering the course at the 2019 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

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Tips from our experts

Heart rate monitors and running Q and A.

Q: My GPS watch has a heart rate monitor. How closely should I be monitoring my heart rate during workouts and as a whole?

What you need to know about cross training.

A: Runners are more informed about proper cross training than ever before. If you ask most runners, they will tell you that the importance of cross-training is to prevent overuse injuries. Read more...

Keep your joints moving.

People have always been told that running and impact activities are bad for your joints, but exciting new research has proven that we were absolutely wrong! Read more...

What You Need to Know about Marathon Recovery.

A: After taking part in a high endurance activity such as a marathon, you must allow adequate time for your body and the multiple muscles involved (in particular quadriceps and hamstrings) to rest. Read more...



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