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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Runners from across the country will descend upon Rainsville for the “best small race in America” on June 15, 2019 for the 11th Annual Rainsville Freedom Run.   The event is for

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, June 18, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. During the work session, Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator, Jerry Clifton addressed the Council regarding

PHOTO: Runners from across the world came together at Broadway Baptist on Saturday. (just4running.com) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It was another successful year for the Rainsville Freedom Run as residents of DeKalb County sweat out the warm morning

PHOTO: The 10th Annual Rainsville Freedom Run will be held on June 16, 2018. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the City of Rainsville will be hosting the 10th annual Rainsville Freedom

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 4, 2018. Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator Jerry Clifton addressed the Council about the upcoming race on

PHOTO: The start of last year’s Freedom Run 10k! (https://rainsvillefreedomfest.racesonline.com) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville Freedom Run 10K and 5K, is a month away and Race Coordinator Jerry Clifton wants to remind everyone of some very important

Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — After a year hiatus, the Santa Dash returns to kickoff the 2016 Rainsville Christmas Parade on December 10, 2016 at 4 pm. The first year’s race was such a success that a race

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Most people only dream about being on the cover of a magazine.  Jerry Clifton and his running partners, also known as Jerry’s Crazies, are trying to make their dream a reality. Runners World

Race will donate more than $26,000 to help Rainsville teen Savannah Willingham By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Saturday, the city of Rainsville hosted the 7th annual Freedom Fest Run, a 5K/10K fundraiser that is the official kickoff

Featured image: Jerry Clifton, Race Director of the Freedom Fest Run, with Rainsville City Council By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, June 18, the City of Rainsville will be hosting the 6th annual Freedom Fest Run. The