Earl Scruggs Center 9th Annual Rhythm & Roots Run

As is our tradition, the run will begin with a banjo tribute to Earl Scruggs and additional entertainment at the 5K and 10K split, in the reception area of the Don Gibson Theatre following the run and throughout the course. Run, stroll, walk or walk your dog and join us for the biggest year yet!

Every registered participant of the Rhythm & Roots Run will be given 50% off of admission to tour the Center during race weekend. Show your race bib at guest services. Regular admission is $12 Adults, $8 Senior/College Students with ID, $5 Youth.  Regular operating hours are 10 am – 6 pm on Saturday and 1 pm – 5 pm on Sunday.

Banjo Player? Come pay tribute to Earl Scruggs by joining in the tribute that kicks the race off.  Wiregrass band leads in “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” as banjo players (as many as we can get) join in.  It’s a fantastic way to kick off the race as runners take off across the starting line!  Arrive and sign in by 8:00 a.m.  All banjo players that are signed in will receive a complimentary Earl Scruggs Center admission that will be valid for up to a year. (not to mention have a heck of a good time!)

Event Details

Location The Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South
Shelby, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Runners, please isit the Earl Scruggs Center Website for registration information
Music Styles Bluegrass
Event Type Benefit / Fundraiser
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Family Friendly

Contact Info

Phone (704) 487-6233

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