CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The 40th Annual Queen City Road Race, scheduled for Saturday, May 5, is quickly approaching and there is still time to register in person or online.
Online registration can be completed at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec and is available until noon on Friday, May 4. Participants registering in person may come by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Office, 102 Public Square, through Friday, May 4 or register on-site at Austin Peay’s Foy Center the morning of Saturday, May 5.
For those registered in the 5K and one mile event, packets will be available for early pick up from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on May 3 and 4 at Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s main office, 102 Public Square. Packets will also be available at the Foy Center beginning at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 5.
Be aware that as the 5K race route takes runners through the streets of Historic Downtown Clarksville, there will be several road closures to accommodate the safety of the runners on Saturday, May 5.
Marion Street, between Drane and Henry Streets, will be closed to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. for the start of the race. The south bound lane of N. 2nd Street to Main Street will be closed, as well as the eastbound lane of College Street and University Avenue to 8th Street beginning at 8:30 a.m. Parking will be available in the lot in front of Burt School. Parking will not be available in the lot behind the Foy Center.
Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Race day opportunities abound, and no experience is necessary to fill these volunteer positions! If interested, please contact Tina Boysha at (931) 645-7476.
The 40th Annual Queen City Road Race is presented by the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation and sponsored by Austin Peay State University, Northcrest Medical Center, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, the Clarksville Montgomery County School System Coordinated School Health, The Leaf-Chronicle, Coca-Cola, and Lamar Advertising.
Clarkville's Queen City Road Race attracts hundreds of runners each year.