The Battle of Franklin Trust will host the Battle of Franklin 5K and Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 19 to raise funds for the preservation of The Carter House and Carnton Plantation.
The 5K route will begin at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery at 8 a.m. with the route consisting of the Eastern Flank Circle, Lewisburg Avenue and Church Street before ending where it started at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery. The quarter-mile Kids’ Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m. and will take place alongside the McGavock Confederate Cemetery.
Participants will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the historic grounds as they run or walk along the picturesque path.
The cost for participants 12 years and older is $30 for pre-registration and $40 for day-of registration. Children under the age of 12 can participate in the Fun Run for $15. Registration cost includes a commemorative t-shirt, water and post-run treats. All proceeds benefit The Battle of Franklin Trust.
Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. on race day for 5K runners and walkers and 9 a.m. for fun run participants. Participants can register online here or on-site at the event. Parking is available for participants and observers at the field at Carnton Plantation.