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.

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