Run for Research

Run for Research

December 1st, 2011 in Local Regional News

Have a meaningful finish to 2011 and take a great step to starting 2012 in a positive way by participating in the Karen Lawrence 4 Mile Run for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Saturday, Dec. 31, beginning at 5 p.m.

A McCallie novice 8+ makes their way through the last 500 meters of the Head of the Hooch 2010.

A McCallie novice 8+ makes their way through...

Hosted by the Sports Barn Downtown, this is the 33rd running of the race memorializing Karen Lawrence, who lost a courageous battle with leukemia in 1980, at age 11. Race proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis.

The family-friendly event features the competitive 4-mile run, plus a 2-mile fun run, 2-mile walk and 2-mile kids run, all along a downtown course that is being newly designed this year.

WHEN: Sataturdardarday, Dec. 31, 2011

WHERE: Downtontown Sportsportsports Barn; 301 Market Street

FEES: $25 preregiststered; $30 after Dec. 24