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April

Event Date Description Where Contact
Apr 25, 2014
10:00 pm
Earth Day 5k
5k Run
Gatlinburg, TN Jennifer Burke
865.436.0505
online registration
Apr 25, 2014
7:30 pm
Blount County Young Life 5k
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Sandy King
865.977.9109
Apr 26, 2014
8:00 am
Eddie's Health Shoppe Dogwood Classic 5k
5k Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Kelsey Godfrey
865.206.5892
Apr 26, 2014
9:00 am
Run for Red
5k Race at Panther Creek State Park
Morristown, TN Lisa Gibbs
423.586.2442
Apr 26, 2014
8:30 am
Ride the Plains Bike Event
32, 50, 62, and 75 mile options
Strawberry Plains, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Apr 26, 2014
8:00 am
Scenic City Trail Marathon & Half Marathon
Marathon & Half Marathon Trail Race
Chattanooga, TN 888.707.6708
Apr 26, 2014
9:00 am
Tim Kelley Memorial 5k
5k Race
Tellico Plains, TN Sharon Stone
423.253.5381
Apr 27, 2014
8:30 am
Hammer Duathlon & Sprint Tri
5k run or .4k swim / 16M bike / 5k run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
  Apr 28, 2014
7:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN Bobby Glenn
888.217.5635
  Apr 30, 2014
5:30 pm
Run and Barre
Runners Market in Bearden
Knoxville, TN Lauren Chiles

May

Event Date Description Where Contact
May 3, 2014
8:00 am
Run for the Deaf
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Jeanne Fair
May 3, 2014
Be a Factor 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Greg Jameson
865.388.7727
May 3, 2014
8:00 am
Warathon 5k and 10k
5k and 10k Race
White Pine, TN Lyn Jenkins
May 3, 2014
8:00 am
CASA Run for the Child
5k Race
Harriman, TN Information
865.717.4186
May 3, 2014
New River Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k Race
Todd, NC Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
May 3, 2014
7:45 am
Ed Gentry Strawberry Chase
5k and 10k Race, 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk
Dayton, TN Jay Nevans
865.300.6722
May 4, 2014
8:00 am
Kerry Trammell Memorial 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Frank Chmielewicz
May 4, 2014
7:00 am
Mountain Madness Half Iron Triathlon
Ellijay, GA information
678.568.9795
May 10, 2014
9:00 am
School's Out Dash - Volunteer Landing Greenway
One Mile Race for Kids 16 and under
Knoxville, TN Kevin Floyd
888.217.5635 x 1
online registration
May 10, 2014
10:00 am
Mudder's Day Madness 5k
5k Trail Obstacle Run
Maryville, TN Eric Rice
865.981.3953
May 10, 2014
8:00 am
Law Enforcement Memorial 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Pam Detko
May 10, 2014 Mountain Momma's Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Sevierville, TN Jay Nevans
May 10, 2014
Dickson Endurance Triathlon
1M swim / 38M bike / 15k run
Dickson, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
May 10, 2014
Iron Nugget Sprint Triathlon
.5M swim / 17M bike / 5k run
Dickson, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
May 10, 2014
North Georgia 50
50 Mile Solo and Team Relay Race
Clayton, GA Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
May 10, 2014 Tie-Dye 5k - postponed till October 11
5k Race
White Pine, TN Glen Warren
865.740.8133
May 16-17, 2014
Rock/Creek Thunder Rock Hundred Miler
100 Mile Trail Race
Copperhill, TN 888.707.6708
May 17, 2014
9:00 am
Panther Creek Challenge
10 Mile and 5 Mile Trail Race at Panther Creek State Park
Morristown, TN Michael deLisle
865.548.4718
May 17, 2014
7:00 am
Viola Valley Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Viola, TN John Nunley
931.635.3413
May 17, 2014
7:30 am
Secret City 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Peggy Gruzalski
May 17, 2014
Run for Raising Hope - POSTPONED
8 Mile Race, 5k Run/Walk
Louisville, TN Pat Womersley
May 17, 2014
9:00 am
Cornerstone Race for Recovery
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kent Stephens
May 17, 2014
5k Foam Fest
5k Race
Nashville, TN Jared Palmitier
615.354.6454
May 17, 2014
Sevierville Triathlon - Splash and Dash
Tri: 150Y swim / 18k bike / 5k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Sevierville, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
May 17, 2014
7:00 am
Cornelia Fork 10k, 50k, and 50k Relay
10k, 50k, and 50k Relay
Nashville, TN Information
May 18, 2014
3:00 pm
Heart and Sole 5k
5k Race and 1-Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Kathy Wolski
865.809.7531
  May 21, 2014
5:30 pm
Run and Yoga
Runners Market in Bearden
Knoxville, TN Lauren Chiles
May 24, 2014
8:00 am
Panerathon EXPO 10k / 5k to Fight Hunger
10k and 5k Race
Knoxville, TN Troy Rebert
865.599.1811
May 24, 2014
9:00 am
Pound Heritage Days Fragile 5x
5k Race and 1-Mile fun Walk
Pound, VA Brittany
May 26, 2014
8:00 am
Foothills Sprint Triathlon
350 meter swim / 10 mile bike / 4k run
Maryville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
May 30, 2014
8:30 pm
Rhythm Extreme Glow Run
5k Run/Walk
London, KY Wendi Dizney
May 31, 2014
9:00 am
Helping Hands Rock the Chalk 5k
5k Race
Maryville, TN Lee Ellis
865.370.4860
May 31, 2014
8:00 am
CASA Road Race
8k and 1-Mile Race
Rogersville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
May 31, 2014
Run for the Rose Women's 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879

June

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jun 1, 2014
Wild Rose Women's Triathlon
150Y swim / 18k bike / 5k run
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Jun 3, 2014
6:00 pm
The River Mile
One Mile Race
Church Hill, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 4, 2014
6:00 pm
Downtown Pizza Run
Social Run starting at Barley's Tap
Knoxville, TN Lauren Chiles
Jun 6, 2014
8:30 pm
Light the Night 5k
5k Race
Harrogate, TN Ellie Leonard
Jun 7, 2014
8:00 am
Jackie Long 5k
5k Race
Morristown, TN John Smyth
Jun 7, 2014
10:00 am
Secret City Mud Run
5k / 10k Mud Run at Haw Ridge Park
Oak Ridge, TN Megan Duncan
Jun 7, 2014
7:30 am
Cumberland Gap Trail Marathon
Marathon Race
Cumberland Gap, TN Jeremy Donahue
423.869.6228
Jun 7, 2014
8:00 am
Xterra Knoxville Offroad Triathlon
Knoxville, TN Tim Bird
865.356.6984
Jun 13-14, 2014
Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race
18, 22, and 20 Mile Trail Races
Chattanooga, TN 888.707.6708
Jun 14, 2014
9:00 am
Lakeshore Trail Trek
16 Mile and 8 Mile Trail Races at TVA Coytee Trailhead
Greenback, TN Tony Owens
865.323.3753
Jun 14, 2014 Smokies Baseball Game
KTC Social Event
Sevierville, TN Lauren Chiles
Jun 14, 2014
8:00 am

Cove Lake 5k
5k Race

Caryville, TN Clarence Lowe
423.562.1303
Jun 14, 2014
Black and Blue Double Century and Relay
200 Mile Solo or Team Cycling Race
Todd, NC Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
Jun 21, 2014
6:00 pm
Oakes Farm Summer Solstice 7k
7k Cross Country Race
Corryton, TN Doug Young
865.680.1971
Jun 21, 2014
8:30 am
Salamander Youth Splash & Dash
100 or 200 yard swim/.75 or 1.5 mile run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jun 21, 2014
Tellico Summer Solstice Runs
13.1M, 5k, and .4 M Kids Run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Jun 22, 2014
Tellico Summer Solstice Sprint Tri
.5M swim / 16.1M bike / 5k run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Jun 28, 2014
Ninja 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Terri Reedy
865.482.2302
Jun 28, 2014
Soles of the City 3 Miler
Three Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Jun 29, 2014
9:00 am
Stroller Derby
Untimed 2.5 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Tim Bird
865.356.6984

July

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jul 3, 2014
9:00 pm
Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Bo Saulsbury
865.382.5979
Jul 4, 2014
7:30 am
One Nation Under God Independence Day 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331
Jul 5, 2014
7:00 am
Firecracker Four Miler
Four Mile Race
Rogersville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 5, 2014
7:30 am
Tour de Rocky Top Bike Event
31, 50, 62, & 100 mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 12, 2014
8:00 am
Westside Y Tri
200 yard swim/7 mile bike/4k run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 12, 2014
Soles of the City Warriors 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Jul 12, 2014
Redskin Romp Triathlon - Splash and Dash
150Y swim / 10M bike / 4k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Jul 13, 2014
9:00 am
Stalk Your Quarry Trail Race
10 Mile and 5 Mile Trail Races at Ijams Nature Center
Knoxville, TN Scott Gibson
865.604.4094
Jul 15, 2014
6:30 pm
Wolf Run
Seven Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 19, 2014
7:30 am
Carter Mill 10k
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
Jul 19, 2014
7:30 am
L.I.F.T Women's 5k
Women's 5k Run/Walk
Sevierville, TN Laura Weathersby
865.266.9572
Jul 19, 2014
8:30 am
Sharks and Seals Kids Triathlon
100 or 200 yard swim / 2.5 or 5 mile bike / .75 or 1.5 mile run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 26, 2014
8:00 am
Karns Community 5k
5k Race
Karns, TN Hannah Smith
Jul 26, 2014
8:00 am
Phipps Bend 5k
5k Race
Surgoinsville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 27, 2014
Xterra Panther Creek
800m swim / 16M bike / 4.5M run
Morristown, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 2, 2014
11:59 pm
PigeonForge.com Midnight Road Race 8k
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Laura Howard
Aug 2, 2014
8:30 am
Springbrook Sprint Triathlon
200 yard swim / 9 mile bike / 3 mile run
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Aug 2, 2014
Soles of the City Cross Country Meet
Cross Country Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Aug 2, 2014
7:30 am
Smyrna Parks 5k Challenge
5k Race and 1-Mile Race
Smyrna, TN Monty Perkins
615.300.3753
Aug 9, 2014 Scholars Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
Aug 9, 2014
7:00 am
Rock/Creek Still Hollow Trail Race
Half Marathon and 10k Trail Races
Chattanooga, TN 888.707.6708
Aug 10, 2014
Secret City Triathlon - Splash and Dash
500m swim / 15M bike / 6k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Aug 10, 2014
Soles of the City 4 Miler - Note changed date
Four Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Aug 16, 2014
5:30 pm
Haw Ridge Trail Race
7 Mile Trail Race at Haw Ridge Park
Oak Ridge, TN Laura Gearhiser
865.318.0108
Aug 16, 2014
Trailblazer Triple Challenge
5k and 10k Race
Oneida, TN Justin Sharpe
423.286.9500
Aug 16, 2014
9:00 am
Butterfly Fund 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN James Harrill
865.789.1982
Aug 16, 2014
Fall Creek Falls 10k
10k Race
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Aug 17, 2014
Trailblazer Triple Challenge
13 Mile Backcountry Race
Oneida, TN Justin Sharpe
423.286.9500
Aug 17, 2014
Tri Fall Creek Falls Triathlon
1.5k swim / 40k bike / 10k run
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Aug 23, 2014
9:00 am
Back In Stride - Tyson Park Greenway
One Mile Race for Kids 16 and under
Knoxville, TN Kevin Floyd
888.217.5635 x 1
online registration
Aug 23, 2014
8:00 am
Lakeside of the Smokies Triathlon
1.5k swim/40k bike/10k run
Dandridge, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Aug 23, 2014
Double Dip Triathlon - Splash and Dash
.5M swim / 16.1M bike / 5k run S&D: Kids <10, 10-14
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
  Aug 23, 2014
8:00 am
The Man Run
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Georgette Samaras
865.305.8583
  Aug 24, 2014
6:00 pm
KTC Annual Summer Picnic Knoxville, TN Jill Bedford
865.622.7213
Aug 30, 2014
8:00 am
Kickin' Chicken 5k
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Clyde Cummins
Aug 30, 2014
Atomic Duathlon and Sprint Triathlon
5k run or .5k swim / 30k bike / 5k run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Aug 30, 2014
Atomic Man Triathlon
1.2M swim / 56M bike / 13.1M run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 1, 2014
8:00 am
Hal Canfield Memorial Milefest
One Mile Races
Knoxville, TN Angie Noye
Sep 1, 2014
8:00 am

Miner's Mile
10k and 5k Races, 2 Mile walk

Jellico, TN Matt Rafalski
Sep 5-6, 2014
Blue Ridge Relay
208 Mile Team Relay Race
Asheville, NC Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
Sep 6, 2014
Rock and Root 30k
30k Trail Race
Oak Ridge, TN Brad Spears
865.804.4902
Sep 6, 2014
8:00 am
Firefighters 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331
Sep 13, 2014
8:00 am
Marine Corps Mud Run
5k Offroad Mud Run
Knoxville, TN Gene Furrow
Sep 13, 2014
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Sep 13, 2014
8:00 am
Barley's Cycling Classic
31, 40, & 62 mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Sep 14, 2014
8:00 am
Parkside Realty Townsend 15k
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 20, 2014
8:00 am
Dream Connection 5k
5k Race and 1 Mile Family Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Shawn Queener
865.206.9529
Sep 21, 2014
8:00 am
Anchor Splash Triathlon
3 mile run / 6 mile bike / 300 yard swim
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Sep 27, 2014
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 27, 2014
SGMA Hall of Fame 5k
5k Run and 1 Mile Walk
Pigeon Forge, TN Tammy Rice
Sep 27, 2014
Soles of the City Cross Country Meet
Cross Country Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Sep 27, 2014
8:30 am
Phipps Bend River Run
11 Mile Trail Race
Surgoinsville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 3, 2014
Soles of the City Cross Country Meet
Cross Country Race
Maryville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Oct 4, 2014
10:00 am
Everett Hills 5k
5k Race
Maryville, TN Mark Vanderlip
Oct 4, 2014
7:50 am
Rock/Creek Stump Jump Trail Race
50k and 11 Mile Trail Races
Chattanooga, TN 888.707.6708
Oct 4, 2014

Hog Jog 5k Cross Country
5k Cross Country Race

Spring Hill, TN Kevin Mahan
888.728.7879
Oct 4, 2014
9:00 am
Great Pumpkin Chase 5k
5k Race and 1 Mile Walk
Charleston, TN Rick Williams
423.339.8916
Oct 11, 2014
Farragut Fall 5k
5k Race, Fun Walk, and Pet Parade
Farragut, TN  
Oct 11, 2014
9:00 am

Townsend 10k
10k Race

Townsend, TN Howard Jackson
865.546.1000
Oct 11, 2014
7:00 pm
Tie-Dye 5k
5k Race
White Pine, TN Glen Warren
865.740.8133
Oct 11, 2014
Mount Jefferson Challenge
7.2 Mile Race to the Summit of Mt. Jefferson
West Jefferson, NC Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
Oct 11, 2014 The Dirt Circuit
12 and 24 hour Trail Race
Morristown, TN Tim Bird
865.356.6984
Oct 12, 2014
8:00 am
Pilot CrossKnox 15k
15k Race
Knoxville, TN Troy Rebert
865.599.1811
Oct 12, 2014
8:00 am
Iron Horse Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Lexington, KY Jim Johnson
Oct 18, 2014
9:00 am
Doin' That Crazy Hann Jive Trail Race
Sixish Mile Trail Race in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
Knoxville, TN Andrea Ludwig
865.306.3115
Oct 18, 2014
Soles of the City 5 Miler
Five Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Oct 19, 2014
7:00 am
7 Bridges Marathon, 4 Bridges Half Marathon, 2 Bridges 5k
Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k Race
Chattanooga, TN Jay Nevans
Oct 25, 2014
9:00 am
Boofest - West Hills Greenway
One Mile Race for Kids 16 and under
Knoxville, TN Kevin Floyd
888.217.5635 x 1
online registration

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 1, 2014 Turkey Creek 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile
Half Marathon Race
Knoxville, TN Steve Durbin
270.556.1679
Nov 1, 2014
7:00 am
Nashville Ultra Marathon
50k, 60k, 70k, 50M
Nashville, TN Information
Nov 8, 2014
8:00 am
Upchuck 50k
50k Trail Race
Soddy Daisy, TN 888.707.6708
Nov 15, 2014
Soles of the City Cross Country Meet
Cross Country Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Nov 16, 2014
9:00 am
Norris Dam Hard Trail Race
25k and 50k Trail Race at Norris Dam State Park
Norris, TN Chris George
865.223.1242
Nov 27, 2014
8:30 am
Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k/2 Mile Walk/Little Gobbler Run
5k Race and 2 Mile Walk
Knoxville, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Nov 29, 2014
Secret City 5k / 10k
5k / 10k Races
Oak Ridge, TN Frank Chmielewicz
Nov 30, 2014
Secret City Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Oak Ridge, TN Frank Chmielewicz

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
Dec 6, 2014
9:00 am
The Trail That Can't Be Concord
7 Mile Prediction Trail Race at Concord Park
Knoxville, TN Jerry Monroe
865.617.8065
Dec 6, 2014
Soles of the City 6 Miler
6 Mile Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473
Dec 6, 2014 St. Jude Memphis Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5k, Family 1-Miler
Memphis, TN 800.565.5112
Dec 7, 2014
1:30 pm
Leftover Run
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
865.335.4292
Dec 7, 2014
2:00 pm
Reindeer Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
Dec 13, 2014
9:00 am
Santa Shuffle- Victor Ashe Park Greenway
One Mile Race for Kids 16 and under
Knoxville, TN Kevin Floyd
888.217.5635 x 1
online registration
Dec 13, 2014
10:00 am
Run Run Rudolph 5k
5k Race
Chattanooga, TN Jeffrey Clem
Dec 14, 2014
7:50 am
Lookout Mountain 50 Mile and 10k
50 Mile and 10k Trail Race
Chattanooga, TN 888.707.6708
Dec 20, 2014
Soles of the City Christmas Lights 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Ron Fuller
865.300.3473