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Nolichucky 5K River Run announced for Saturday by Chamber of Commerce

The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Nolichucky 5K River Run on Saturday, April 20. According to the Chamber, the race will begin at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Day Inn Express in Erwin.
The race features a flat and fast course where runners can race alongside the Nolichucky River and on the Erwin Linear Trail. Electronic tag-timing and race management will be provided by We Run Events.
“We Run Events is a great organization,” Amanda Delp, the Chamber’s executive director, said previously. “They are very professional and they really know racing.”
The 2013 staging of the Nolichucky 5K River Run will follow the same course as the 2012 race, according to the Chamber. The race will begin and end at the Holiday Inn Express in Erwin.
Runners will receive a free T-shirt and a free meal after the race. Runners are also invited to bring their friends and family for an outdoor evening concert following the race.
Registration is $20 before April 18. Registration after April 18 is $25.
The race is sponsored by Mountain States Health Alliance, Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Nuclear Fuel Services, Murray Guard, Ambrosound, Holiday Inn Express, Century Link, Hawg-n-Dawg and We Run Events.
For more information or to register for the 2013 Nolichucky 5K River Run, call the Chamber at 743-3000 or visit