ATLANTA TRACK CLUB INC

Join Us as We Inspire Runners and Walkers to Keep Moving Forward

Atlanta, GA   |  www.atlantatrackclub.org

Mission

Atlanta Track Club is a member based organization centered on running that delivers world-class events, training programs, and community outreach activities to the  Metro Atlanta area. We encourage and inspire both youth and adults to start and continue running regardless of ability or fitness level and provide outlets for all athletes to continue to  grow and compete. Our staff and volunteers create camaraderie and encourage participation and competition through a calendar of diverse and exciting events.  We collaborate with our partners to promote and extend the benefits of running and walking to the greater community.

Ruling year info

2003

Executive Director

Mr. Richard Kenah

Finance Director

Mr. Chris Dierkes

Main address

201 Armour Drive

Atlanta, GA 30324 USA

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EIN

58-1367422

NTEE code info

Recreational, Pleasure, or Social Club (N50)

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Our programs

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Running and Events

Atlanta Track Club, with the help of over 10,000 volunteers, puts on more than 40 events and training programs in the Atlanta metro area each year. Highlighted races include premier races such as the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Publix Atlanta Marathon, PNC Atlanta 10 Miler and Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, as well as a Grand Prix Series, All Comers Track and Field, and Cross Country events. For 2018 our premier races engaged more than 120,000 runners combined, many of whom used the events as a goal to get in shape and live healthier lifestyles. All our races and events encourage runners, both our 30,0000+ members and the public alike the chance to compete and enhance physical fitness.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Atlanta Track Club's free-to-all youth running program, Kilometer Kids, focuses on inspiring Atlanta’s youth to achieve health and fitness through a fun and supportive running program, empowering children with the knowledge they need to make smart lifestyles choices. The 11-week Kilometer Kids program is open to any child between the ages of 7 and 14, and is designed for use by schools and community groups as well as parents and families. A few of the program features include:
• Free access to curriculum, including running game ideas, tracking tools and nutritional information.
• Incentive items to all participants who reach their mileage goals.
• Flexibility - parents, teachers and site coordinators can begin the program in the Fall or Spring.
• Opportunity to participate in free, mid-week fun runs and other youth running events organized by Atlanta Track Club.

Kilometer Kids seeks to create lifelong runners, instilling in participants the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. Through the program, kids learn that exercise is a fun and rewarding activity, opening the door for physical activity to become a lifelong habit.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Since 1964, Atlanta Track Club has been dedicated to inspiring and engaging runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to find their own pace, and through that, achieve a level of fitness that will help to improve all aspects of their lives. In 2018, the Atlanta Track Club members exceeded 30,000 through several levels of membership and benefits which include guaranteed or free entry into select Atlanta Track Club events, discounts on paid events and training programs, an annual subscription to Atlanta Track Club’s member magazine, and Atlanta Track Club apparel.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Atlanta Track Club provides extensive training, clinics and elite athlete support to the Atlanta running Community. Our year-round training engages over 1,300 new and experienced runners and walker as the participate in events ranging from the 5K to the marathon. Atlanta Track Club also supports Olympic-level track, field and distance athletes as they look to perform at the highest level.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Adults

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Financials

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ATLANTA TRACK CLUB INC

Board of directors
as of 02/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Shawn Hardister

No affiliation

Term: 2016 - 2019

Richard Kenah

Shawn Hardister

Ryan Purcell

Terry Ozell

Mary Ford

William Kerry Parker

Brian Frank

Michelle Reid

Adrienne White

Reggie Mason

Katie Kirkpatrick

Erika Brooks

Kara Finley

Mark Wulkan

Leslie Zacks

Aparna Sharma

John Runnion

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes