Registration open for ‘Walk Across Tennessee’

RIPLEY, Tenn. — Registration is open for the upcoming “Walk Across Tennessee” event, which kicks off next month with a goal of walking 470 miles by April 28.

The challenge begins March 4 and will conclude April 28, according to a release from the organizers.

The goal is to walk 470 miles, the distance from Ripley to Bristol.

To register, participants should form a team of four and email the team name to Lindsey Turner at You will receive a reminder and further instructions.

A limited number of pedometers are available from the Extension Office, according to the release. Just drop by with your registration form between Feb. 26 and March 2.

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