Country music singer Sara Evans has been billed to headline the forthcoming 8th annual Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon, set to take place April 28, 2007 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville at 7:00 p.m. Elite Racing, organizers of the annual event, confirmed the singer's taping.
Tickets, priced for $25.00, will be available for public beginning March 19, 2007 and can be purchased through TicketMaster charge-by-phone at 615/255-9600 or at www.ticketmaster.com or through the Arena Box Office.
The 2007 Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon expects to attract over 25,000 runners and 100,000 spectators with courses start in Centennial Park on West End Ave. and finish outside of LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. Runners are treated to Nashville's Music Row, Belmont University and Bicentennial Mall. Marathoners also run along the Cumberland River and through beautiful Shelby Park.
The event will reportedly feature 50 live bands playing along the course, 25 high school cheer squads, a free two-day Health & Fitness Expo, a fantastic finish line festival and a post-race concert featuring one of country music's name acts. In addition, the Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon receives extensive national, regional and local media coverage and will be taped for broadcast nationally on FSN and regionally on Comcast Sports Southeast.