By Mathias Eichler
The Trail Running Film Festival - Back on Tour for 2023.
TN State Representative Gloria Johnson on Twitter:
I’m hearing @GovBillLee may end an internationally renowned eco-friendly event in Morgan County, The Barkley Marathons, because they want to expand a bit and that means a bit more security.
Trying to get more clarification, it seems that the difficulty they are getting on the fall race will potentially cause them to pull all of it.
Working with public entities can be a tricky thing and obtaining permits can be an endless hassle. The biggest challenge most of the time is that most public entities don’t understand, or don’t want to understand the positive impact tourism can have on a place. NIMBYism at its finest.