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Queen City Road Race to be held at Liberty Park on May 14th

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the annual Queen City Road Race will return to Liberty Park this May alongside a Health and Fitness Expo at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

This year’s presenting sponsor is Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Queen City Road Race Health and Fitness Expo

The race weekend kicks off Thursday, May 11th with the Health & Fitness Expo at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. The Expo will feature vendors with the latest products and services in health, fitness, and nutrition. The Health & Fitness Expo is free to the public and also serves as a packet pickup for all running participants.

  • Thursday, May 11th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 12th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, visit ClarksvilleParksRec.com or email parksrec@cityofclarksville.com

Queen City Road Race

The race will feature a 10K, 5K, and one-mile route. All three routes will begin and end at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Liberty Park. The one-mile route will take walkers and runners along the park’s pond, while the 5K route will feature multiple views of the Cumberland River and take participants through each corner of the park.

The 10K route is described as flat and fast and designed for any runner looking for competition against others or themselves. It takes participants through Liberty Park, down Riverside Drive, along the Cumberland River via McGregor Park, and back to Liberty Park.

An additional 5K and 10K combo option has been added at a discounted rate for runners looking to run both competitions.

All the routes are certified through USA Track & Field (USATF), the governing body for track and field sports, cross-country running, road running, and race walking. The USATF course certification program aims to produce road race courses of accurately measured distances.

“Our primary focus is on providing an exceptional running experience,” said Maggie Houts, Event Planning Supervisor with Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. “With the Queen City Road Race, we aim to create a unique experience that inspires runners to achieve their fitness goals. We look forward to bringing the people of Clarksville together to learn and celebrate fitness throughout the weekend!”

All participants will receive a Queen City Road Race shirt and medal. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners in the 10K and 5K races.

DJ Mike Emrick of We Bring the Party Events will provide music throughout race day.

Anyone interested in registering can visit this direct link https://bit.ly/3FpyzKy or visit ClarksvilleParksRec.com, click on the Catalog button, and search for Queen City Road Race.

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeClarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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