Wow! Race opportunities for Saturday are abundant! Consider one of these and be there, if your schedule will allow for it.
All of the following events are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11:
Seventh Annual Marshall County Family Week Fitness Event, Mike Miller Park in Draffenville, Ky. (just off of the Purchase Parkway between Benton and Calvert City). O-zone Toddler Fun Run (4 years old and younger: 8 a.m.); 1-Mile Youth Run (12 years old and younger: 8:05 a.m.); 2K Fitness Challenge (all ages) and 5K (all ages) at 8:35 a.m. 1st – 3rd place overall male and female plus age groups; $10 youth (18 and younger), $15 adult, $5 for o-zone fun run (no timing for this event) for entries received at the health department on or before 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9. Same day registration, $20 for all ages except O-zone fun run.
Black Patch Run for Missions 5K and 2-Mile Walk, 7:30 a.m., Northside Baptist Church, meet in front of Butler Gym.
Mafiaoza’s Pizzeria 5K and Kids’ Fun Run, 7:30 a.m., Green Hills YMCA, Nashville, Tenn. Call Matt Horsnell at the YMCA for more details, 615-297-6529.
Run Chikin Run 10K, 7 a.m., Murfreesboro Gateway in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk, chip-timed race, Centennial Park, Nashville, Tenn. http://www.greatprostatecancerchallenge.com/nashville.html
Hope on Wheels organized bike ride (distances of 5, 21, 52, 70 or 100 miles), 8 a.m., Healthways World Headquarters, 701 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin, Tenn. http://www.how100.org/
Trail of Tears Triathlon, 9 a.m., Trail of Tears State Park, Jackson, Mo. 700-meter swim, 15-mile bike and 3.1-mile run. 573-334-2031 or firstname.lastname@example.org