Banjo player? Musician? Runner? Join us for another great 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run as we celebrate our 5th year for this event and the grand opening of the Earl Scruggs Center. Runner’s World Says This is a Run NOT to Miss! Runner’s World listed the Rhythm & Roots Run as one of 18 5Ks that are “awesomely unique”. Join us to find out why!
Musical heritage and a banjo tribute at the start. Race participants enjoy even more live music along the route, free admission to the Earl Scruggs Center, and really neat prizes! Wiregrass band and any banjo players that want to join in play "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" as the runner's take off across the start line.
Want to play? Banjo players should arrive by 8:00 a.m. and sign in. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. Banjo players that are signed in will receive a complimentary admission to the Earl Scruggs Center. Walk, run, play banjo and bring a friend!
Want to Run? Register on our website. Early registration discounts available.