KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The big event is just one week away and the community is gearing up for a weekend full of fun.

The Knoxville Marathon will be taking place kick off Saturday, April 1, and run through Sunday, April 2 in Downtown Knoxville. Thousands of marathoners are gearing up to hit the ground running, and there are many ways to watch and view all the action.

It takes a lot of planning and manpower to pull this event off each year and the community is coming together to help make it all happen.

Garza Law Firm has been serving the Knoxville community’s legal needs from personal injury, criminal defense, disability, and more. They aim to protect you and your rights by continuing education and their personable service. Their motto: We treat you like family.

With 15 onsite attorneys, you will be able to feel protected and defended in and when you might need their help.

Covenant Health, KUB, Pilot Company, and more are also proud sponsors of this event.