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Peachtree Road Race Shadow Runs in Afghanistan, Kuwait (Gallery)

"I am running the race in Afghanistan and my brother Ben is running back in Georgia," said one runner.

Hundreds of runners take off from the starting line of the 2014 Atlanta Journal-Constitution‚ Peachtree Road Race remote 10K run July 4 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tracy R. Myers, U.S. Army Central)
Hundreds of runners take off from the starting line of the 2014 Atlanta Journal-Constitution‚ Peachtree Road Race remote 10K run July 4 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tracy R. Myers, U.S. Army Central)

Six overseas military bases hosted shadow runs for the 2014 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

More than 3,000 people participated in the shadow runs, according to a military release.

One race at Camp Marmal, Afghanistan, was hosted by a Georgia National Guard unit. Spc.

Ana Laura Schroeder, of Lilburn, finished in second place among the female runners at Camp Marmal. "I am running the race in Afghanistan and my brother Ben is running back in Georgia," said Schroeder said.

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