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Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Sign up now for the 33rd Annual Queen City Road Race on May 1st, 2011 in Downtown Clarksville!

The Queen City Road Race event is a Clarksville tradition promoting fitness and fun for all ages. The 5K race route takes runners through the streets of Historic Downtown Clarksville beginning and ending at Austin Peay State University’s Governors Stadium while the One Mile Movement takes you on an exciting tour of a portion of the campus of Austin Peay.

Registration for the Queen City Road Race is simple. Those registering in the 5K have the option to register online or in person. There is no extra fee to register online for the 5K race. Pay only $20.00 if you sign up before April 22nd.

Participants in the Wilma Rudolph 5K Relay and One Mile Movement can register by mail or in person at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation office at 102 Public Square, Clarksville, Tennessee, 37040.

Groups, businesses and organizations have an opportunity for team building by participating in the Wilma Rudolph 5K Relay Race.  This relay commemorates the achievements of one of Clarksville’s most celebrated natives, Wilma Rudolph who beat the odds to become an Olympic champion in the 1950’s and 60’s. Rudolph overcame many adversities in her lifetime and is best known in the athletic world for being the first female to win 3 Gold Medals in a single Olympics. Relay teams consist of 4 runners completing the 5K course in 4 sections. No entries will be accepted after April 22nd.

The Queen City Road Race is not just a running competition, but a promotion for fitness and health in the Clarksville community. The Queen City Road Race will again include a non-competitive, one mile event. Participants can complete the mile at any speed or rate they choose. It doesn’t matter if you run, walk or skip the mile; just as long as you are up and moving!

The 33rd Annual Queen City Road Race is presented by the City of Clarksville and Cumberland Bank and Trust and is co-sponsored by Austin Peay State University, Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools, The Leaf Chronicle, Q108, The Beaver 100.3 FM, Eagle 94.3 FM, Sports Radio 540 The Fan, Z 97.5 FM, Lamar Advertising, and WJZM.

For complete details about the Queen City Road Race including a race schedule and course maps, please visit us online at or call 931-645-7476.

33rd Annual Queen City Road Race

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