U.S., Coalition Troops Participate in Peachtree Road Race in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers sign up for a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race to celebrate Independence Day on Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, July 4, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to 101st Airborne Division's Combined Team Bastogne, deployed to Forward Operating Base Fenty. The Afghanistan event is based on the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, an annual 10k launched July 4, 1970. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Brown
  • U.S. soldiers participate in a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race to celebrate Independence Day on Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, July 4, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Brown
  • U.S. troops participate in a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A coalition soldier prepares to provide medical support to members of the International Security Assistance Force participating in the shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • The winner of the shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race crosses the finish line on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. soldiers participating in a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race cross the finish line on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • A participant in a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race crosses the finish line on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Quinton F. McCloud pauses for a photograph with Marine military working dog, Zamp, after both completed the shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 4, 2013. McCloud, a dog handler, is assigned to 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena
  • U.S. soldiers pose for a group photograph after participating in a shadow running of the 2013 Peachtree Road Race to celebrate Independence Day on Jalalabad Airfield in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, July 4, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to 101st Airborne Division's Combined Team Bastogne, deployed to Forward Operating Base Fenty. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Brown