Tuesday, July 27, 2010




Tennessee River Run


Darryl Worley Announces
9th Annual Tennessee River Run Festival
September 16 - 18, 2010


Tickets on Sale Monday, August 2  



Nashville, TN - July 27, 2010 - Country star Darryl Worley has announced the 9th Annual Tennessee River Run taking place this year September 16 - September 18 near his hometown of Savannah, Tennessee. The festival, considered as being one of the largest festivals and fundraiser events in West Tennessee, will feature three days of fun-filled activities for the entire family. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation.

Highlights of the TRR include a memorable 
Evening With Darryl & Friends (9/16), a Golf Tournament (9/17), a 5K Run/Walk (9/18), a Motorcycle Poker Run (9/18), a Rock Concert with headliner Marshall Tucker Band (9/17) , and an all-star Country Concert featuring Worley and formerAmerican Idol contestant, Danny Gokey (9/18). All events will take place at various locations in West Tennessee including Pickwick, Adamsville, and Savannah.

Worley initially organized the TRR in 2001 to raise money for people of need in his community. Since its inception, TRR has raised well over a million dollars for The Darryl Worley Foundation, which has honored grants to various charities throughout West Tennessee.  Some of the beneficiaries include the American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club of Iuka, MS, Hardin County Education Foundation, Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, victims of Hurricane Katrina, and the newly created Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center scheduled to open early 2011.

Tickets to all events range in price from $10.00 to $35.00 and go on sale Monday, August 2. 
The Golf Tournament, Boat Poker Run, 5K Run/Walk and Motorcycle Poker Run require a separate registration fee for each event. Concert tickets will be available at select Kroger stores in Corinth, TN and Savannah, TN, as well as O'Reilly Auto Parts stores located throughout West Tennessee. For more information contact the Darryl Worley Foundation at  (866) 484-3877 or visit www.darrylworley.com.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



Thursday, Sept. 16 
EVENT:           An Evening with Darryl Worley & Friends Songwriter Round & Fish Fry
TIME:              6:30p.m.
LOCATION:     Pickwick Pines Resort (11 Ashley Avenue, Iuka, MS 38852)
COST:             $100/Person or $1,000 for Table of 10
Darryl and some of Nashville's biggest hit makers; Wynn Varble and Phil O' Donnell come together for an "Evening with Darryl Worley & Friends" Songwriters Round & Fish Fry.

Friday, Sept. 17EVENT:          Golf Tournament
TIME:             7a.m. Morning Flight, 1p.m. Afternoon Flight
LOCATION:    Shiloh Golf Course (2915 Caney Branch Road, Adamsville, TN 38310)
COST:            $400/Group of Four or $125/Individual. 
 
EVENT:          Rock Concert
TIME:             Show Starts 8:30p.m., Gates Open 7p.m.
LOCATION:    Downtown Savannah, TN 
COST:            $10 General Admission
The Rock Concert will feature headliners, The Marshall Tucker Band.
Saturday, Sept. 18
EVENT:           5k Run/Walk
TIME:              9a.m. LOCATION:     Pickwick Landing State Park COST:            $15/Advance Entry Fee or $20/Day of Event EVENT:           Kids Fishing Tournament, ages 3-15 TIME:              10 a.m. LOCATION:     Pickwick Landing State Park COST:             Free Admission *Prizes and lunch included bring your own fishing equipment.
EVENT:           Motorcycle Poker Run
TIME:              10 a.m. LOCATION:     Pickwick Landing State Park. COST:             $25/Driver or $20/Rider


EVENT:           Country Concert
TIME:              Show Starts 4p.m.; Gates Open 2:30p.m. LOCATION:     Pickwick Landing State Park COST:             $30/adults, $15/child, Gold Circle seating $100/person
Bring your own lawn chairs for this concert featuring Darryl Worley and former American Idol contestant Danny Gokey. More talent to be announced soon.

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