Packets were picked-up race morning at the north entrance to MMC.
The Stone River Battlefield started each race with the firing of a cannon.
For the 13th year MMC has welcomed the runners to their campus.
Special attractions and activities occurred before the race
Large groups were huddled in various place, partly to stay warm.
Bill Wilson, whom you hear at 9:00PM Sunday night on WGNS, was there gathering information.
Special Kids Executive Director Chris Truelove
Cool temps and drizzle brought a variety of race outfits on the runners.
This is a relative flat race that goes through the Stones River Battlefield.
30 MPH wind gusts swept across the MMC parking lot shortly after the race began.