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Mayor Kasim Reed Vows To Fight Recent Crime Activity

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told a group of reporters during a roundtable discussion at City Hall on Monday that he has taken notice of the growing incidents of “bump and rob” crimes and he […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2013

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Best Running Clubs In Atlanta

Whether you are a recreational jogger or a marathon runner, the Atlanta area offers running clubs for all ages, abilities and experience levels. Here are some the best in the Atlanta area.

01/19/2013

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The Sports Kings: Another Successful Peachtree Road Race…

Peter Kirui of Kenya was the winner of the 43rd annual Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta. Kirui’s unofficial time of 27 minutes, 36 seconds ties the fourth-fastest time in race history. It’s the first Peachtree […]

07/05/2012

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Peachtree Road Race Under Heat Alert

ATLANTA (WAOK) – The annual Independence Day tradition is under a heat alert. Peachtree Road Race runners beware! Much like the homeland security agency’s color code system, participants will be made aware when heat conditions […]

WAOK-AM–07/03/2012

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Peachtree Road Race Preview

Part pilgrimage, part road race, Peachtree is truly a tradition for many Atlantans. Whether this is your thousandth road race, your first competition or just a day’s diversion, the Peachtree Road Race is a must for any Atlantan. This year, the race anticipates 150,000 spectators, so pick your spot early for prime viewing real estate. Spectator spots vary from mile one the Buckhead shopping district to mile six where competitors reunite with their support teams. Camp out on Cardiac Hill to watch the racers really struggle, or enjoy art curve, but don’t miss this amazing annual display of Atlantan talent.

06/30/2012

The 4th of July Taste of America and AmericaFest

Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/25/2012

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Register For The Peachtree Road Race

ATLANTA (WAOK)-If you have plans to spend the Fourth of July with thousands of your closest friends at the Peachtree Road Race now is the time to register. The process is simple. Go to this […]

WAOK-AM–03/18/2012

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Fourth of July Events

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Are you and the family ready for the Fourth of July events? Lots of fireworks, cookouts and a world famous road race are just some of the activities scheduled. Check out the list. All-American […]

WAOK-AM–06/30/2011

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Record Finish at 2011 Boston Marathon!!!

Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds. It’s the fastest anyone has ever run the 26.2 mile distance. But, because of a strong tailwind on a downhill course, Mutai’s […]

WAOK-AM–04/19/2011

Atlantas Fourth of July

Peachtree Road Race and Fireworks!

07/04/2010

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