A nice trio of races on the Little Tennessee River Greenway in Franklin. Following is information from the race organizers.
Third annual scholarship fund raiser for Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation patients who would not otherwise be able to afford to participate in this beneficial program. All profits go to qualifying heart and lung patients!
From GA: 441N to Franklin on Wayah St becoming Wells Grove for 0.6 mi & turn Right on Ulco Dr. From 64W to first light in Franklin, turn Right on Dowdle Mtn Rd to stop sign, turn Left on Dowdle Mtn Rd go 0.3 mi to stop sign, turn Left on Wells Grove go 0.5mi then Left on Ulco Dr. From I-64E: turn Right on Main St exit, turn Left at 3rd light onto Depot St continue thru 1st light 1/2 mi to stop sign. Turn Left on Wells Grove Rd for 0.1 mi, turn right on Ulco Dr.
Each walker or runner is challenged to ask friends and family to donate to this event. Develop a sheet to record their donation amount, name, and contact information. Each walker/runner turning in $100 or more will have their entry fee waived. T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 150 registrants. Prizes will be awarded in the 5K and 8K to the first 3 male and female overall winners and the first 3 finishers in each 10 year age groups. All 1 mile finishers will receive a commemorative medal.
Online registration is available at Active.com.