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Dr. Dennis Branch 5K Run/Walk

Sat August 5, 2023 Newport, TN 37821 US Directions


Dr. Dennis Branch 5K Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


100 City Park
Newport, TN US 37821


This 5K Run will benefit the Tennessee Picnic in honor of the late Dr. Dennis Branch who was a prominent African American Physician in Newport TN for nearly 50 Years. Dr. Branch became nationally known as a guest of honor in Hollywood on the Ralph Edwards Television Show "This Is Your Life" in 1958. Dr. Branch passed away in 1964 leaving his legacy as a prominent Physician. He was 77 years of age at the time of his death.

The 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday August 5, 2023, 8:00 a.m. at the Newport City Park entrance and proceeds onto the streets of Rankin Rd, runners and walkers will make a turn around on Rankin Rd. ending back into the Park for a total of 3.1 miles. (Signs will mark the route). There will also be Registration at the City Park starting at 7:00 and ending 7:30 a.m. (THE EVENT WILL BE CHIP TIMED BY TROJAN TIMING) This is an event for all ages, so bring the whole family! We look forward to seeing you there!!!!

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