Harvest Festival And 8K Harvest Run Is Sept. 8

Friday, August 30, 2013

Runners who participate in the 8:30 a.m. start time of the Sept. 8 8k Harvest Run and two mile fun run will get first dibs at the Chattanooga Market once they finish the race.  

The race will benefit the Chattanooga Market, in its 12th year of offering the community a place to gather, buy fresh local foods, partake in free music concerts and find local artists.  

Those wishing to register for the race can do so at ChattanogaMarket.com/8kRun or register day of at 7 a.m., check in time. The current price to register is $30 for the 8k and $20 for the two mile, but it goes up to $35 for the 8k on Sept. 8.  Facebook discounts are currently being offered. Performance race shirts are included in the registration price.

The Harvest Festival will open to the public at 11 a.m. that day, complete with a sneak peek of fall produce, including the season’s early pick of apples, some fall/winter squash and perhaps a debut of pumpkins.  Live music on the EPB stage will be provided by Veronika Jackson at 12:30 p.m. and John Lathim and Michelle Young at 2:30 p.m.


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