50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: TENNESSEE (29/50)

2012 KNOXVILLE MARATHON: 3:28:29 (2012-04-01)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735171506638187

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/knoxville-marathon-tennessee-2012-04-01/


Knoxville Marathon Website:
https://knoxvillemarathon.com

TENNESSEE, USA

State capital: Nashville

State population: 6,0 million (Knoxville 183,000)

State nickname: The Volunteer State

State bird: Mockingbird

State mammal: Raccoon, Tennessee walking horse

State motto:

Agriculture and commerce

Famous people from Tennessee:

Davy Crockett (frontiersman), Morgan Freeman (actor), Aretha Franklin (singer), Dolly Parton (singer), Wilma Rudolph (runner), Cybil Shepherd (actress), Tina Turner (singer)

Fun facts about Tennessee:

Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/tenn.htm#.U8TkO1Zn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g55138-Knoxville_Tennessee-Vacations.html