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July

Event Date Description Where Contact
  Jul 2, 2015
5:45 am or 6:00 pm
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session at Tennessee Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 3, 2015
9:00 pm
Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Bo Saulsbury
865.382.5979
  Jul 4, 2015
7:30 am
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session Long Run (various locations)
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 4, 2015
7:00 am
Firecracker Four Miler
4 Mile Race
Rogersville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 4, 2015
7:30 am
One Nation Under God Independence Day 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331
July 4, 2015
1:45 pm
Stars & Strides 5k Veterans Fundraiser
5k Race
Greeneville, TN Randy Brock
606.216.6478 
Jul 4, 2015 Tour de Rocky Top
31 Mile, 50 Mile, 62 Mile, and 100 Mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
  Jul 7, 2015
6:00 pm
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session at Tennessee Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
  Jul 9, 2015
5:45 am or 6:00 pm
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session at Tennessee Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 11, 2015 Sweetwater Triathlon
150 yard swim / 10M bike / 5k run
Sweetwater, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 11, 2015 Westside Y Tri
200 yard Swim / 7 Mile Bike / 4k Run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
  Jul 11, 2015
7:30 am
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session Long Run (various locations)
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 12, 2015
9:00 am
Stalk Your Quarry Trail Race
10 Mile and 5 Mile Trail Races at Ijams Nature Center; 1 Mile Kids Run 8:30
Knoxville, TN DK Stanford
865.684.8974
  Jul 14, 2015
6:00 pm
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session at Tennessee Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 14, 2015
7:00 am
Wolf Run
7 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
  Jul 16, 2015
5:45 am or 6:00 pm
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session at Tennessee Sports Medicine
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
  Jul 16, 2015
7:00 pm
Trooper's Bar Thursday Night at the Track
1500 meters, 3000 meters, 800 meters, 4x400 meter relay at West HS
Knoxville, TN Information
Jul 18, 2015
7:30 am
Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k Splash
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
  Jul 18, 2015
7:30 am
RunKNOX Training Program
M.O.V.E Summer Session Long Run (various locations)
Knoxville, TN Luke Pfleger
888.217.5635 x 4
Jul 18, 2015 Salamander Kids Splash'n'Dash
200 yard Swim / 1.5 Mile Run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Jul 18, 2015
8:00 am
TNT Superhero 5k
5k Race and Fun Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Sofie Bell
Jul 19, 2015
Secret City Triathlon - Splash and Dash
500m swim / 15M bike / 6k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Jul 24, 2015
8:00 pm
Beat the Band 5k
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Frank Damante
865.387.6784
  Jul 25, 2015
8:00 am
KTC Summer Youth Greenway Series
8 and under: ½ Mile Race, 9-12: 1 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
Jul 25, 2015
7:15 am
Cades Cove Social Run
Meet at Bike Rental - note new start time
GSMNP, TN Lauren Chiles
  Jul 25, 2015
8:00 am
Color the Smokies 5k
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Frank Damante
865.387.6784
  Jul 25, 2015
8:00 am
Karns 5k
5k Race
Karns, TN Hannah Smith
race website
  Jul 26, 2015
8:00 am
XTerra Panther Creek
Offroad Triathlon
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
  Jul 27, 2015
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Brad Adams
404.808.6907
  Jul 30, 2015
7:00 pm
Trooper's Bar Thursday Night at the Track
3000 meters, 400 meters, 1 mile, 4x800 meter relay at West HS
Knoxville, TN Information

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 1, 2015
11:59 pm
Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Kim Emert
Aug 1, 2015
Run for the Rose Women's 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 1, 2015
8:00 am
Trojan Trek
5k Trail Race
Morristown, TN Raymond Farmer
423.748.0931
Aug 1, 2015 Springbrook Sprint Tri
200 yard Swim / 9 Mile Bike / 3 Mile Run
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Aug 2, 2015
Wild Rose Women's Triathlon
150Y swim / 18k bike / 5k run
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Aug 8, 2015
8:00 am
KTC Summer Youth Greenway Series
8 and under: ½ Mile Race, 9-12: 1 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
Aug 8, 2015
8:00 am
Scholars Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
Aug 8, 2015 Hotter'n Hell 5k
5k Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Jessica Brooks
865.558.4046
  Aug 13, 2015
7:00 pm
Trooper's Bar Thursday Night at the Track
1 mile, 800 meters, 5000 meters, sprint medley relay at West HS
Knoxville, TN Information
Aug 15, 2015
5:30 pm
Haw Ridge Trail Race
7 Mile Trail Race at Haw Ridge Park; 1 Mile Kids Run 5:00
Oak Ridge, TN Laura Gearhiser
865.318.0108
Aug 15, 2015
9:00 am
Butterfly Fund 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN James Harrill
865.789.1982
Aug 15, 2015
7:30 am
Chattanooga Mud Run Chattanooga, TN Information
Aug 15, 2015
8:30 am
Asa's EB Awarness 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Whitney Solomon
865.773.3306
Aug 15, 2015
Fall Creek Falls 10k
10k Race
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 16, 2015
Tri Fall Creek Falls Triathlon
1.5k swim / 40k bike / 10k run
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Aug 22, 2015
8:00 am
KTC Summer Youth Greenway Series
8 and under: ¾ Mile Race, 9-12: 1 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
Aug 22, 2015
7:15 am
Cades Cove Social Run
Meet at Bike Rental - note new start time
GSMNP, TN Lauren Chiles
Aug 22, 2015
8:00 am
The Man Run
5k and 10k Race, 1 mile fun run/walk (note changed date)
Knoxville, TN Georgette Samaras
865.305.8583
Aug 22, 2015 Storm the Fort Triathlon
Half Tri and Sprint distance options
Kingston, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Aug 22, 2015
8:00 am
Fast Break 5k
5k Race
Chattanooga, TN Jeff Clem
423.243.7689
  Aug 24, 2015
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Brad Adams
404.808.6907
Aug 29, 2015
8:00 am
Forget Me Not 5k for Alzheimer's
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Angela Wampler
865.740.0381
Aug 29, 2015 Rock and Root 30k
30k Trail Race
Oak Ridge, TN Brad Spears
865.804.4902
Aug 29, 2015
8:00 am
Run 4 theArts
5k Race
Strawberry Plains, TN Jessica Strutz
Aug 29, 2015
Redskin Romp Triathlon - Splash and Dash
150Y swim / 10M bike / 4k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 29, 2015
9:00 am
Reach Out Run 5k to Help Orphans
5k Race
Gatlinburg, TN Amanda Perryman
865.661.0685
  Aug 31, 2015
6:00 pm
KTC Annual Summer Picnic location TBA Sara Webb
423.745.3115

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 5, 2015
8:00 am
Hal Canfield Memorial Milefest
One Mile Races
Knoxville, TN Angie Noye
Sep 5, 2015
8:00 am
Kickin' Chicken 5k
5k Race and Fun Walk
Pigeon Forge, TN Clyde Cummins
Sep 5, 2015
9:00 am
The Cancer Kicking 5k
5k Race
Lenoir City, TN Tim Guider
Sep 7, 2015
8:00 am
Miners Mile
10k and 5k Race
Jellico, TN Matt Rafalski
Sep 11-12, 2015 Blue Ridge Relay
209-mile team running relay
Grayson Highlands, VA Ken Sevensky
Sep 12, 2015
7:30 am
The Road Home Half Marathon
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Somerset, KY Dave Holland
312.371.6143
Sep 12, 2015 Lion's Chase
5k Obstacle Race
Corbin, KY Jeff Sparks
Sep 13 2015
8:00 am
Townsend 15k
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 19, 2015
9:00 am
SCHAS Grainger 5k
5k Race
Morristown, TN Jessica Popek
Sep 19, 2015
8:00 am
Hoof It! for STAR
5k Run/Walk and Mini Mile
Lenoir City, TN Kelli DeRieux
865.988.4711
Sep 19, 2015
9:00 am
Noodles 9k
9k and 4.5k Races
Chattanooga, TN Jeff Clem
Sep 20, 2015
3:00 pm
Waggin' Tails 5k
5k Race and Doggy Reunion
Knoxville, TN Amber Mullins
865.573.9675x108
online registration
Sep 20, 2015 Anchor Splash Triathlon
3 Mile Run / 6 Mile Bike / 300 yard Swim
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Sep 20, 2015
3:00 pm
Race Against Destructive Decisions 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Elizabeth Sherrod
Sep 25, 2015
8:00 pm
Funky Monkey 5k
5k Race
Dayton, TN Jeff Clem
423.243.7689
Sep 26, 2015
8:30 am
Big South Fork Trail Race
17.5 Mile and 10k Trail Race at Big South Fork National Recreation Area
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Sep 26, 2015
8:00 am
Marine Mud Run
5k Offroad Mud Run
Knoxville, TN Gene Furrow
Sep 26, 2015
9:00 am
Team Faith 5k
5k Race
Maryville, TN Robin Russell
Sep 26, 2015
8:30 am
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
5k Race and Walk
Knoxville, TN Courtney Kissack
Sep 26, 2015
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Sep 26, 2015 Barley's Cycling Classic
31 Mile, 50 Mile, and 66 Mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
  Sep 28, 2015
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Brad Adams
404.808.6907

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 3, 2015
Atomic Duathlon and Sprint Triathlon
5k run or .5k swim / 30k bike / 5k run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 3, 2015
6:00 am
Cumberland Trail 50k
50k Trail Race
Caryville, TN Brian Williams
865.851.6943
Oct 3, 2015
7:30 am
Top of the South
14 Mile Race
Roan Mountain, TN Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
Oct 4, 2015
Atomic Man Triathlon
1.2M swim / 56M bike / 13.1M run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Oct 4, 2015
7:30 am
Greenway Marathon
Marathon Race
Nashville, TN Tomas de Paulis
615.390.6977
Oct 9, 2015
7:00 pm
Hann Jivin' in the Dark
6 Mile Night Trail Race in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness; 1 Mile Twilight Kids Run 6:30
Knoxville, TN Andrea Ludwig
865.306.3115
Oct 10, 2015
9:00 am
5k Rescue Run to Benefit World Orphans
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kate Borders
865.776.5477
Oct 10, 2015
9:00 am
Townsend 10k
10k Race
Townsend, TN Howard Jackson
865.546.1000
Oct 10, 2015
8:00 am
Keep it Clean 5k
5k Race
Crossville, TN Dennis Gregg
931.210.3611
Oct 10, 2015
9:00 am
Race for the Rescue 5k
5k Race
Clinton, TN Kathy Jackson
865.202.1746
Oct 11, 2015
8:00 am
Pilot CrossKnox 15k
15k Race
Knoxville, TN information
888.217.5635
Oct 17, 2015
9:00 am
Adopt a Golden SCHAS Golden Run 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Jessica Popek
Oct 17, 2015
9:00 am
The Chase
5k Race
Harriman, TN Kandi Lefflew
Oct 17, 2015
9:00 am
On Cosby Moonshine 5k Run/Walk
5k Run/Walk
Cosby, TN Heather Ledford
865.322.0715
Oct 17, 2015
8:30 am
Tornado Twist 5k
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Chris Frary
865.567.7483
Oct 17, 2015
8:00 am
Dirt Circuit
12 and 24 hour trail runs
Morrristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Oct 17, 2015
7:00 am
Upper Cumberland Haunted Half
Half Marathon Race
Cookeville, TN Tracy Epps
Oct 18, 2015
7:00 am
Seven Bridges Marathon
1k, 5k, Half Relay, Full Relay, Half Marathon, and Marathon
Chattanooga, TN Jay Nevans
865.300.6722
Oct 24, 2015
8:00 am
Farragut Fall 5k
5k Race, Fun Walk, and Pet Parade
Farragut, TN information
865.675.7057
Oct 24, 2015
9:00 am
Iron Dog 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Adesola Odunayo
  Oct 26, 2015
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Brad Adams
404.808.6907
Oct 31, 2015 Farragut 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile
Half Marathon Race
Knoxville, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Oct 31, 2015
8:00 am
Kids Count 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Margaret Durgin
865.463.2740
online registration
Oct 31, 2015
9:00 am
Race for the Summitt 4-Miler
4 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Kimberly Keller
423.333.6234
Oct 31, 2015
9:00 am
Jack'o'Lantern Jog
4 Mile Race
Corbin, KY Robyn Blakely

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 1, 2015 Foothills Half Marathon
Half marathon race
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Nov 13, 2015
11:00 pm
Light the Way 5k
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Jeff Clem
423.243.7689
Nov 14, 2015
7:00 am
Norris Dam Hard Trail Race
25k, 50k, and 50 mile Trail Race at Norris Dam State Park
Norris, TN Chris George
Nov 14, 2015
7:00 pm
ABWA 5K Jingle Jog
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Jeff Clem
423.243.7689
Nov 21, 2015
8:00 am
Secret City Half Marathon and 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Oak Ridge, TN Lisa Kendall
214.803.9066
Nov 21, 2015
9:00 am
The Bigfoot Blast 5k Trail Run
5k Trail Race
Oliver Springs, TN Samantha Collins
865.546.2627
Nov 23, 2015
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Brad Adams
404.808.6907
Nov 26, 2015
8:30 am
Autumnfest 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
Dec 5, 2015
7:15 am
St Jude Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, Relay
Memphis, TN Information
800.565.5112
Dec 6, 2015
2:00 pm
Leftover Run
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
865.335.4292
Dec 6, 2015
2:00 pm
Reindeer Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
Dec 12, 2015
2:00 pm
Loyston Point Scramble
8 Mile Trail Race in at Loyston Point Recreation Area; Kids race 1:30
Andersonville, TN 865.548.4718