The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Discuss the Special Olympics, the Coffee Marathon, an Upcoming Indoor Triathlon and More

Jan 30, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

Photo from Barfield Park by Scott Walker, WGNS

On the WGNS Action Line, we talked to guest from the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Department about the opening of a new Greenway section, which will be this Tuesday (01/31/23) at 1PM. The ribbon cutting will be at the Central Valley Road Trailhead.

WGNS spoke to Thomas Laird about the Special Olympics and how a large number of participants are training to be in a variety of tournaments in the upcoming weeks and months. We also spoke to Rachel Singer with the Parks about the Battle of the Bands event at Patterson Park Community Center. The upcoming concert(s) will be this Saturday at 7PM.

Other topics covered included the new indoor soccer arena, reserving park pavilions online (, a February Indoor Triathlon on February 25th, the Coffee Marathon (registration opens on March 1, 2023) and the parks staff also remind everyone to Park Smart!