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July 4th Peachtree Road Race Results Announced

Peter Kirui and Mamitu Daska claim victories at the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Peter Kirui from Kenya and Mamitu Daska from Ethiopia took home victories at the 43rd running of the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race Wednesday (July 4) in Atlanta with finish times of 27:37 and 32:22, respectively. 

“We have a great field of competitors every year and this year was no exception,” said Tracey Russell, race director for the AJC Peachtree Road Race and executive director of the Atlanta Track Club, in a press release. “The AJC Peachtree Road Race is an exciting event and we are happy to share our 4th of July with the 60,000 participants at this wonderful event.” 

In the Masters races, Jae Yung Hyung from Albuquerque, NM, and Sheri L. Piers from Falmouth, ME, took the men’s and women’s title with times of 31:21 and 34:38, respectively.

Aaron Gordian from Mexico and Tatyana McFadden from the USA came in first with times of 19:52 and 23:53, respectively, in the Shepherd Center Wheelchair Division.

Here are charts of the topfive finishers:

Open Men

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Peter Kirui

Kenya

24

27:37

2

Micah Kogo

Kenya

26

27:39

3

Mathew Kisorio

Kenya

23

27:39

4

Azmeraw Bekele Molal

Ethiopia

26

27:59

5

Paul Lonyangata

Kenya

19

28:01

Open Women

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Mamitu Daska

Ethiopia

28

32:22

2

Lineth Chepkurui

Kenya

25

32:23

3

Risper Gesabwa

Kenya

24

32:23

4

Lindsey E. Scherf

USA

25

33:22

5

Shewarge Alene

Ethiopia

25

33:32

Masters Men

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Jae Yung Hyung

USA

41

31:21

2

Vyacheslav Shabunin

Russia

42

31:27

3

Uli Stedl

USA

40

31:31

Masters Women

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Sheri L. Piers

USA

41

34:38

2

Dorota Gruca

Poland

41

34:55

3

Tatyana Mezentseva

UKR

40

35:02

US Men

Place

Name

State

Age

Time

1

Bobby E. Mack

NC

27

29:16

2

Mike A. Sayenko

WA

25

29:55

3

Ahmed Osman

 

24

30:07

US Women

Place

Name

State

Age

Time

1

Lindsey E. Scherf

NC

25

33:22

2

Kellyn Johnson

AZ

25

33:55

3

Alvina Begay

CA

31

34:02

Wheelchair Men

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Aaron Gordian

Mexico

46

19:52

2

Josh George

USA

28

20:22

3

Aaron Pike

USA

26

20:24

Wheelchair Women

Place

Name

Country

Age

Time

1

Tatyana McFadden

USA

23

23:53

2

Diane Roy

Canada

41

24:37

3

Manuela Schar

Switz

27

25:32

About the 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 runners.  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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