New Albany, MS
1/2 mile fun run for 10 and under: 8:00 a.m.
5K: 8:30 a.m.
662.534.8171 for more information
2010 RACE MAP
The 21st Annual BNA Bank Tallahatchie River Run 5K and ½ mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, September 25 in coordination with the Tallahatchie RiverFest in downtown New Albany.
“We are excited about this year’s run,” remarked race coordinator Amanda Kent. “Last year, even though we had very stormy weather early on race morning, we had a record breaking 400+ runners participate in the race!”
Race Shirts and packets will be available for pick up the WEDNESDAY prior to the race at BNA Bank on 133 East Bankhead Street, New Albany, MS. Or you may pick up your race packet and shirt before 8 a.m. on race day at the registration tent on the Union County Courthouse lawn.
****NEW CHRONOTRACK D-TAG SYSTEM THIS YEAR*****
Attention! The Chronontrack D-TAG System is being used to time our race! In order to receive accurate timing results, be sure to follow the instructions attached to your D-TAG. Your D-TAG, instructions and race number will be in your race packet! DO NOT LOSE IT.
The Fun Run will begin at 8:00 a.m. in front of BNA Bank (133 East Bankhead Street) No D-tags or timing for the Fun Run. All participants receive a medal and a shirt.
The 5K will begin on the Tallahatchie River Bridge at 8:30 a.m.
Race refreshments will be served near the finish line in front of BNA Bank.
After the race, runners can join the festivities around the Courthouse lawn for the Tallahatchie RiverFest. This event, celebrating the visual, literary, and performing arts, features a variety of local, regional and national entertainment. Activities and entertainment for all ages will be free to attendees. An estimated 8-10,000 people attended the 2009 festival. Be sure to plan to stay for the FREE evening concert featuring Mississippi’s own Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives!