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Peachtree 10k shadow race held on Bagram Tech. Sgt. Rob Hazelett

Lt. Col. Keith Matiskella was the winning runner of an overseas shadow race for the Peachtree 10-kilometer road race held on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, July 4. Matiskella who hails from Alexandria, Va., won the race with a time of 34 minutes, 36 seconds. The morale, welfare and recreation office coordinated with the Atlanta Track Club to hold the road race, which drew more than 600 runners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Rob Hazelett)

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - The morale, welfare and recreation office coordinated with the Atlanta Track Club to host an overseas shadow race for the Peachtree 10-kilometer road race on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, July 4.

More than 600 runners took part in the event, which provided participating runners with an official ATC Peachtree T-shirt. The run kicked off MWR's full-day of activities scheduled during an Independence Day celebration on Bagram.

Shadow races for the Peachtree Road Races have been held for U.S. service members serving overseas since 2004.


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Date Taken:07.04.2013

Date Posted:07.04.2013 08:00

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

Hometown:ALEXANDRIA, VA, US

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