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2022 Run The Rails

September 17, 2022

Run the Rails

Run the Rails is a 13.1 mile route with several mile options that will begin in Historic Downtown Union City. It will include fun activities and local shopping in addition to the running course.

2021’s Run the Rail race was a HUGE success! We can’t wait to see everyone next year for our annually event.

Run the Rails, Union City, Tennessee

What is
Run the Rails?

The City of Union City and the Half Marathon Committee have announced that Union City will host “Run the Rails” annually.

Named after its rich history in the rail industry, this race day consists of downtown fun for the whole family while also providing the exciting course for experienced runners. While runners are on the course, friends and family can enjoy music in the park, food trucks, local boutiques, and specialty shops.

Run the rails is a 13.1 mile route that starts and finishes in Historic Downtown Union City. It includes a half marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1 mile fun run event. 


Find the fun in all of our additional activities.


Run the rails in Historic Downtown Union City.


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Let’s Run the Rails

More information will be provided here as it’s made available.

Get ready for an event that will go down in record! Run the Rails is coming to a historic district near you!

Our Union City Mission

Union City’s mission is to enrich the quality of life of all citizens of Obion County by revitalizing the economy, maintaining historical charm, and preserving the architectural heritage of the downtown business district of Union City, TN.


Run the Rails in Union City, TN is donating all proceeds of the event directly to downtown development projects.


Please take time to visit our Volunteer page to find out more information on how you can help volunteer at our awesome Run the Rails event.

Be A Sponsor

Please take time to visit our Sponsor page to find out more information on how you can contribute to our awesome Run the Rails event.


We are in the process of creating t-shirts and other items that will be made available closer to time of the Run the Rails event. Please come back soon!

Let’s Get Social

We want to keep in touch, so be sure to like and follow our pages so you can know all the Run the Rails news right when it hits!



2022 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Water Station Sponsors

Community Spirit

Friends of Run the Rails

Blake Laws

Run the Rails

See You Soon!

Don’t forget to come back to our site as information is made available so you are up-to-date on all our Run the Rails news.

Contact Info

Phone Number

 (731) 885-0211