Night Run Chattanooga Redux 2017 Set For Saturday

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A 5K night run/1 mile walk on the Riverwalk will take place this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.. The event will start at Shelter #4 in Riverpark next to the Hubert Fry Center, 4501 Amnicola Hwy.  This is a “glow” event. Glow-in-the-dark items and T-shirts will be available to all participants as part of the registration fee.  There will be warm-up activities, and following the race there will be free concessions for T-shirt wearing participants. 

Awards will be given to runners with the best times.  All ages are welcome.  Wish to register the day of the event? Organizers will be ready to assist you at 6 p.m.  

Registered for Night Run last April but didn’t come? Night Run Redux is the race that was postponed on April 22 due to serious weather conditions.  All runners who registered for the race in April will be able to attend this event at no additional cost. 

Don’t wish to run or walk but want to support the cause?  Register as a volunteer, come assist during the event, and receive a T-shirt. 

For registration and more information contact or 423-493-0270.    Patterned after an Israeli event to assist local charities, Night Run Chattanooga receives significant support from First Tennessee and the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, as well as other local companies and individuals.

"Proceeds from this event will help bring Christian, Jewish and Muslim children together through recreational programs designed to encourage empowerment, strengthen confidence and develop friendship," officials said.

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