Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

The Last Annual Vol State Road Race


The Last Annual Vol State Road Race started on July 8, 2021, with a ferry ride across the Mississippi River to Hickman County, KY, then wound its way through the Volunteer State and will end on top of Sand Mountain in Northeast Georgia on Sunday, July 18th.

Frederick Davis III, 73, was one of the marathoners, walking along Highway 412. He was on mile 146 of the 314 mile ultra-marathon when he stopped to tell his story.

Davis remembered running or walking just about everywhere he went when he was kid. "My parents didn't have a car when I was a kid, so my mom would give me money to ride the...

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