The Wartrace MusicFest First Annual 5K Run/Walk in Memory of Amanda Floyd will take place on June 3, 2017. The race is in conjunction with the 13th annual Wartrace Music Fest. The 5K will begin near the Wartrace MusicFest grounds on Higgins Road (intersection of Higgins and Highway 269) in Wartrace. . Entrants will receive a runner’s packet containing a T-shirt, a MusicFest pass, MusicFest program and other items.
An award ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM with medals for men and womens’ first, second, and third place showings.
Showers will be available at the Wartrace Fire Hall for runners.
If you prefer, you can download an race application and mail it in. The form can be found here
Amanda was a beloved Wartrace native whose passion was long distance running. She died in 2013 at the age of 53 leaving four children and six grandchildren. She earned a Master of Science degree in Health Information Systems and was employed at Viam Inc. in Manchester as a computer systems analyst. Amanda’s favorite runs included the Tennessee State Park Running Tour, the Moon Pie 10 mile run in Bell Buckle; the Flying Monkey Marathon; the Oak Barrel half marathon, and the Nashville Country Music Marathon.