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8th Annual Achin’ for the Bacon 5K River Run
June 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm$25 – $30
The Start/Finish Line of the race will be in the parking lot of the Mountain Inn and Suites (former Holiday Inn Express) located at 2002 Temple Hill Road, Erwin. From Temple Hill Road, racers will continue to Jackson Love Highway and then to Industrial Park Drive. Runners will race down Industrial Park Drive to the Linear Trail access point near the Trail Gazebo and race back on the Linear Trail alongside the Nolichucky River.
Electronic tag timing and professional race management from We Run Events will be provided again this year.
Following the race, male and female awards will be presented in each category: overall (top 3), Top Masters, and Top GrandMasters, as well as the top three in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.
Registration will begin at 7a.m. All participants will receive a race t-shirt, racer goodie bag and a complimentary bacon and pancake breakfast following the race. The cost to preregister for the Achin’ for the Bacon 5K River Run is $25. The cost on race day is $30. Preregistration is available through June 27. Participants are able to register on-line by visiting www.werunevents.com or contacting the Chamber for an application. For more information call the Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce at 423-743-3000.