Peachtree Road Race announces 2024 course entertainment

Race course entertainment schedule. (Courtesy of Atlanta Track Club.)

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race has announced its 2024 race course entertainment.

The race is striving to live up to its billing as the “Party of the Summer.” With more people expected than ever to run the world’s biggest 10k, race organizers are trying to make it as exciting as possible. 

“We’re excited to bring an elevated level of entertainment to the Peachtree this year,” said Rich Kenah, CEO of Atlanta Track Club and race director of the Peachtree. “We wanted to do everything we could to make this the true party of the summer, a celebration of community and fitness.”

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Six stations will be set up along the race route to provide spectators with hand clappers, thundersticks and bells to help them cheer louder than ever before. Along the way, there will be more than double the number of bands, dancers, DJs and musicians from the previous running. 

List of Locations

Mile 0.9 (3235 Peachtree Rd NE)

– DJ Baptiste

– Komansé Dance Theater

Mile 1.2 (Sardis Way NE – In front of Bank of America)

– Forrest Isn’t Dead

Mile 1.5 (2964 Peachtree Rd)

– Proper Frequency

– Rayn, The Soulful Poetic Harpist

Mile 2.3 (2744 Peachtree Rd – Near Cathedral of St Philip)

– DJ Unruely

– Bankhead Violinist

Mile 2.5 (2723 Peachtree Rd NW – In front of Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church)

– Atlanta Show Band 

Mile 3.0 (2274 Peachtree Rd – In front of Peachtree Square)

– MTK 

Mile 3.5 (2020 Peachtree Rd – Shepherd Center)

– DJ Jarian Rich 

Mile 4.0 (1750 Peachtree St NW – Opposite side of the road of Engel & Volkers)

– Butter.ATL Tent

Mile 4.3 (2 Deering Rd NW – In front of Amtrak Station)

– Delta DJ

Mile 4.5 (Spring St & Peachtree Rd – In front of Peachtree Pointe)

– Beyond Berry Tent with Carolina Costa

Mile 4.9 (15th and Peachtree  – In front of Woodruff Arts Center)

– Naach Bollywood Dancers

Mile 5.3 (12th & Peachtree)

– DJ Champagne Trap

Mile 5.5 (Peachtree St NE & 10th St NE)

– ATL Hawks Cheerleaders with DJ Jay 

Finish Line:

7:30-8:45 a.m.  Atlanta Show Band  & Ballet Itzamatu Dancers

9:00-10:00 a.m. Hip Hop Artist – Deante Hitchcock

10:30-11:30 a.m. Country Artist – Diner

Courtesy Atlanta Show Band

Additionally, the finish line has been upgraded. Organizers have added the Fun Zone, which is in the Meadow at Piedmont Park and features games and activities, including Jumbo Yard Pong, Human Foosball, a 360 Camera, Giant Jenga and Connect Four, and carnival games such as Ring Toss, Dice Wrecking Ball, Alien Cornhole and Snack Pinball.

Race registration is on track to sell out at 50,000 participants, the most since 2019 and evidence of a solid rebound in the post-pandemic era. For more information on Atlanta Track Club and to register for the race, please visit

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