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Viola Valley Half Marathon May 20
Runners come from all over the region to get their picture made in front of Viola Town Hall and to compete in the Viola Valley Half Marathon, which is set for Saturday, May 20, at 7 a.m.
Sign-ups are off and running for the sixth annual Viola Valley Half Marathon, which is set to take place Saturday, May 20, at 7 a.m.The race is a big draw with runners across the United States lacing up their sneakers and descending on the tiny town of Viola.In 2015, the race went global with participants from Mexico and Japan.“We already have 200 entries,” said race organizer Kevin Deason. “Runners love this course.”The race features a scenic, 13.1-mile course that travels the peaceful, tranquil rural roads of three counties – Warren, Grundy and Coffee. “Runners tell us they love the course for the scenery, the organization, the enthusiasm of the volunteers, and the residents of Viola Valley,” said race organizer John Nunley.