September 20, 2007 - Mayor Bill Haslam
and Taylor Poling with the Knoxville Track Club will lead a short
run/walk in downtown Friday to help celebrate National Run @ Work
The event is set for noon and will begin at the stage on Market
Square Mall. The course covers a little more than 1.3 miles and
anyone who wants to walk or run is welcome.
This is the 2nd Annual National Run @ Work Day, an event created
and promoted nationwide by the Road Runners Club of America.
The Knoxville Track Club is the sponsor here in Knoxville.
The aim of the event is to raise awareness about the importance
of daily physical activity and there are Run @ Work Day events scheduled
in communities across the country on Friday.
The course starts at the stage and travels south through Market
Square to Cumberland Avenue.Take a left on Cumberland and run/walk to Gay Street
Right on Gay and go to the Gay Street Bridge
Left across Gay and then run/walk north up Gay Street to Summit
Cross Gay (toward the visitor's center) and travel south on Gay
Turn right on Clinch Avenue run/walk to Market Street
Take a right and return to the stage