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Peachtree Road Race organizers: Know the alert system

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ATLANTA -

It's the four-letter word no Peachtree Road Race participant wants to hear this week: Rain.  But unfortunately, it's a possibility on race day-- and a strong one, at that.  So, race organizers want runners to be ready, and that means getting familiar with their event alert system.

The race will take place rain or shine, but of course, safety is a high priority.  In the event of inclement weather before or during the race, the Atlanta Track Club will change the event alert level as the need arises.

Race organizers say you should know what each color indicates, and what it would mean for you as a participant if the alert level changes.  There will be colored flags located at the start line, along the race course at water stations, and in the finish area that display the current alert level. 

A chart describing the alert levels is below:



For more information, click here for a link to the Peachtree Road Race's official website.

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