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 www.shepherd.org/resources/sports/peachtree-road-race
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, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.