13th Annual Tennessee River Run brings hundreds for music, food, and fun

Victoria Taylor

SAVANNAH, Tenn.-- The 13th annual river run brought hundreds to Downtown Savannah for music, food and charity Saturday.

Sponsored by country musician Darryl Worley. This two day event brings musicians, fans and the community together. "the music and running into family and friends here, it's a blessing," said Mary Givens who has been to several of the Tennessee River Run Festivals.

Proceeds from the festival have helped pay for the Darryl Worley cancer treatment center at the Hardin Medical Center.

Volunteers say some profits will go toward literature for an anti-drug initiative geared toward youth this year.

Many people say there are lots of reasons they come to the show,"We'd like to consider ourselves "foodies", and then the music second," said Sharrin Lusco jokingly.

Rain or shine, several festival fans said they would not have missed the event. "It would have not stopped us if there were a tornado coming through. Nope, nothing because the river run is for Hardin County, it's awesome!" said Givens.

Officials say more than two thousand people attended last year.


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