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Firefly 5K Run/Walk

July 7, 2023 @ 8:00 pm


Main Street Elizabethton invites you to participate in the third annual Firefly 5K Run/Walk on Friday, July 7 at 8 PM!

Run or walk throughout Downtown Elizabethton on the July First Friday to support downtown revitalization. The streets will be filled with Music, Shopping, Dining, and Fun! The race starts and finished by running/walking through the Historic Covered Bridge!

Proceeds support Main Street Elizabethton in the organization’s transformational strategies to grow downtown into a vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment district, as well as elevate the natural resources to become a family-friendly mountain recreation hub. Main Street Elizabethton’s mission is to look toward the future with the goal to preserve our culture and heritage while striving to revitalize the heart of our downtown. Sponsorship opportunities can be made available upon request to Main Street Elizabethton.

Registration is open: https://www.athlinks.com/event/firefly-5k-runwalk-353992

Early-bird registration is $25 until June 3. Registration increases to $30 on June 4. Registration will also be available at race check-in. T-Shirts and medals are guaranteed for the first 400 participants.

The Firefly 5K is a pet-friendly walk/run. Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome. Strollers and headphones are also permitted throughout the course. All are invited to participate. The Firefly 5K Run/Walk will take place in conjunction with July First Friday Celebrations and will feature community activities, extended shopping, live music, local eateries, and so much more!

Thank you to our supporters
  • Covered Bridge Sponsors: Carter County Bank, Ingles, Southern Finance & Thrift Co.
  •  Lynn Mountain Sponsors: Katz Americas, Northeast Community Credit Union, Riverside Taphouse, Snap-on Tools, SOFHA Primary Care of Elizabethton
  •  Doe River Sponsors: 1st Franklin Financial Corporation, Carter County Tourism, Farm Supply Co, Margaret Moses-CPA-PC, Price & Ramey Insurance Group, Simply Elegant Bakery & Catering, The Coffee Company, Workout Anytime Elizabethton
  • Elk Avenue Sponsors: Big John’s Closeout, Cottage Boutique, Property Executives – Ginger Holdren

Special thanks to We Run Events and The City of Elizabethton Police Department for helping make this event possible!



July 7, 2023
8:00 pm
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Downtown Elizabethton
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States + Google Map