From Staff Reports
Join RunCorps and the Town of Unicoi for a Metric Century Bike Ride through the beautiful east Tennessee mountains on Saturday, Sept. 10.
The course will have some small climbs and really nice payoffs. Riders will receive a T-shirt, ride support and door prizes. Riders will also get to sample products from local farms while on course. The ride will conclude with a Farm to Table Lunch featuring products from the local farms of Unicoi County.
This ride is to bring awareness to the Mountain Harvest Kitchen, a commercial kitchen to support the regional economy in value-added agriculture, nutrition, and community development. For more information on the Mountain Harvest Kitchen visit www.unicoitn.net.
Race will begin at 8 a.m. at the Tourist Information Center (106 Unicoi Village Place). To register for the race, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mountain-harvest-metric-tickets-26933081572. For course map or more information visit the RunCorps Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RunCorps-242013816143188.
The ride is being sponsored by: the Unicoi County Economic Development Board, Carter County Tourism, Dancing Donkey Racing, Farmhouse Gallery and Gardens, Jones and Church Farms Inc., Piney Flats Bicycle Shop, Scott’s Strawberry and Tomato Farms, The Bike Shop and Yeehaw Brewing.