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Be sure to watch the Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race July 4!

This year Shepherd Center will share instant results, photos and video via our social media channels from the Wheelchair Division of the Peachtree Road Race July 4. Be sure to connect with us via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Race time is 6:45 a.m. and follows the course set for the Peachtree Road Race foot racers: 6.2 miles down Peachtree Road, starting at Lenox Road and ending on 10th Street at Piedmont Park in Midtown.

Also, if you are near Shepherd Center, be sure to join our staff, patients and their families as they line the race route along Peachtree Road in front of the center.

61 wheelchair racers are scheduled to compete this year – 48 men and 13 women. This year, the Wheelchair Division draws racers from eight countries, including: U.S., Columbia, Canada, Mexico, Spain, South Korea, Australia, and Switzerland.

The full roster of athletes is available at

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.