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The 2021 Cotton Row Run is scheduled for Labor Day and registration is currently underway for both the 10K and 5K races. Fleet Feet of Madison and Huntsville is providing a group training program leading up to the September event. Photo- Fleet Feet

Cotton Row Run Training For Labor Day Date Change

HUNTSVILLE- Registration for the 2021 Cotton Row Run is still underway as the 41st running of the annual 10K extravaganza has been moved from its traditional Memorial Day date to Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6.

Race coordinators indicated they plan on the race’s tradition of honoring the military who have lost their lives in service to the country. Race officials have posted on social media the race is committed to honoring those fallen soldiers and will dedicate the race on Labor Day to those who have been lost.

Bill Penney Toyota returns as race presenting sponsor and the pre-race Race Expo on Sunday, Sept. 5, also sponsored by Bill Penney Toyota.

Hunter Johnson, Bill Penney Toyota general manager, announced the local dealership will give away a Toyota at the 10K race. Details on the big giveaway will be available soon.

Runners that deferred last year’s registration will receive confirmation on their automatic 2021 race registration via e-mail. Open registration is available at www.cottonrowruns.com. Questions about any aspects on race day can be directed to cottonrowrun@huntsvilletrackclub.org. Race director for this year’s big event is Donna Palumbo.

Fleet Feet Sports of Madison and Huntsville will host its race training program beginning Tuesday, July 6 with weekly training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. Fee is $125.

The training is designed to learn how to run a proper race and form to eliminate injuries. Assigned running coaches will make the training to where participants will cross the Cotton Row Run finish line faster and increase the knowledge of the sport.

Training participants can register at Fleet Feet Sports’ website.

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