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May

Event Date Description Where Contact
May 27, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "The it Company EXPO 10k/5k"
10k and 5k Race
Knoxville, TN Justin Emert
May 28, 2017
7:30 am
Great American River Run
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Memphis, TN information
May 28, 2017 Goose Pond Half Iron & Sprint Triathlons
Half: S 1.2 mi, B 56mi, R 13.1 - Sprint: S ½k, B 12 mi, R 5k
Scottsboro, AL Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
May 29, 2017
7:00 am
Foothills Sprint Triathlon
Pool Sprint Triathlon
Lenoir City, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618

June

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jun 1-4, 2017 Ozone Endurance Challenge
6, 12, 24, 36, 48, and 72 hour timed runs
Rockwood, TN Will Jorgensen
865.740.1717
Jun 2, 2017
11:59 pm
Knoxville Midnight 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Stacey Clark
Jun 2, 2017
6:00 pm
Tennessee River Runoff
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Stephanie Carlson
Jun 2, 2017
9:00 pm
Running Cancer Out of Town
5k Glow Run
Pigeon Forge, TN Sophia Conerly
Jun 3, 2017
9:00 am
Powell Lions Club 5k Run
5k Race
Powell, TN
Diane Wilkerson
865.640.1053
Jun 3, 2017
8:00 am
CASA Run for the Child
5k Race and 1 Mile Run/Walk
Loudon, TN
Cathy Willis
865.243.5139
online registration
Jun 3, 2017
8:00 am
Amis Mill 10k - note changed date
10k Race
Rogersville, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 3, 2017 XTERRA Knoxville Trail Run
Half Marathon and 4 Mile Trail Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 3, 2017
8:00 pm
Flyin' Miles
Series of One Mile Races
Sevierville, TN
Zac Sakacsi
865.617.2470
Jun 3, 2017
Belize Bolt
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Rockwood, TN
Travis Langley
423.539.3890
Jun 4, 2017 XTERRA Knoxville Triathlon
¾ mi Swim, 16.6 mi Bike, 4.6 mi Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 6, 2017
6:00 pm
The River Mile
One Mile Race
Church Hill, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 10, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Sharp's Ridge Scuttle"
6 Mile Trail Race - Kids Run 7:30
Knoxville, TN Stephanie Johnson
Jun 10, 2017
8:00 am
Cove Lake 5k
5k Race
Caryville, TN
Clarence Lowe
423.562.1303
Jun 10, 2017
8:00 am
Greene County YMCA Sprint Triathlon
Pool Sprint Triathlon
Greeneville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jun 10, 2017
8:30 am
In Your Memory 5k
5k Race and One Mile Walk
Athens, TN
Johnny Johnson
423.887.4089
Jun 11, 2017 Double Dip Sprint Triathlon
S 300 yds (pool) B 16.5 mi R 5k
Pigeon Forge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jun 17, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Event - "New Balance Knoxville Summer Solstice"
5k Race
Corryton, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Jun 17, 2017
8:30 am
Jadah Gallaher Memorial 5k
5k Race
Harriman, TN information
Jun 17, 2017 Summer Solstice Trail Runs
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 17, 2017
9:00 am
Tri-Shark Challenge Youth Triathlon
Youth Triathlon
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jun 18, 2017 Tellico Summer Solstice Olympic & Sprint Triathlon
Oly: S 1.5k B 40k R 10k / Sprint: S 800m, B 16 mi, R 5k 
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 23, 2017
9:00 pm
FreedomFest 5k
5k Run/Walk
Alcoa, TN Chris Frary
Jun 24, 2017 Atomic Kids Triathlon Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Jun 26, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

July

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jul 1, 2017 Secret City Triathlon
S 500m (100m pool), B 15 mi, R 6k  
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 1, 2017
7:30 am
Tour de Rocky Top
Bike Ride
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 3-Aug 5 KTC Summer Series - deal expires 6/30/17
Bundled pricing for Fireball, Carter Mill, and Pigeon Forge
Knoxville/Pigeon Forge, TN David Black
Jul 3, 2017
9:00 pm
KTC Event - "Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic and Little Firecracker Mile"
5k Race and Kids Mile
Knoxville, TN Hannah Foust
Jul 4, 2017
7:30 am
One Nation Under God - Independence Day 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331
Jul 4, 2017
8:00 am
Steak ‘n Shake Firecracker 5k
5k Race
Weaverville, NC Carole Currie
828.658.1914
Jul 4, 2017
9:00 am
Farragut Freedom Run
One Mile and Two Mile Races
Farragut, TN Information
Jul 8, 2017
7:00 am
RunKNOX Sunflower Social Run
Group Social Run for both Road and Trail Runners
Knoxville, TN Information
Jul 8, 2017
8:00 am
West Side Y Tri
Pool Sprint Triathlon
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 9, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Baker Creek Blitz"
Details TBA
Knoxville, TN Jerry Monroe
865.617.8065
  Jul 15, 2017
7:30 am
KTC Event - "Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k Splash"
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
Jul 15, 2017
8:00 am
SuperHero 5k and fun run/walk for Ainsley's Angels
5k and Fun Run/Walk
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 18, 2017
6:00 pm
Wolf Run
7 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 22, 2017 Sweetwater Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yd (pool), B 10 mi, R 5k
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Jul 24, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jul 29, 2017 Run For the Rose Women's 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 29, 2017 Wild Rose Women's Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 5 mi R 4k
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 29, 2017
XTERRA Panther Creek Trail Run
Half Marathon and 4 Mile Trail Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jul 29, 2017
8:00 am
Springbrook Sprint
Pool Sprint Triathlon
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Jul 30, 2017 XTERRA Panther Creek Triathlon
½ mi Swim, 13 mi Bike, 4.2 mi Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 5, 2017
11:59 pm
KTC Event - "Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k"
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Kim Emert
Aug 5, 2017 Scholars Run (note changed date)
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Aug 5, 2017
8:00 am
Gulf Park Tri N Spike Triathlon & Volleyball Tournament Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Aug 12, 2017
5:30 pm
KTC Event - "Haw Ridge Trail Race"
7 Mile Trail Race - Kids Run 5:00
Oak Ridge, TN Laura Gearhiser
865.318.0108
Aug 12, 2017
8:15 am
Butterfly Dash and Bash
10k and 5k Races
Knoxville, TN James Harrill
865.789.1982
Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Forget Me Not 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Angela Wampler
Aug 19, 2017 Fall Creek Falls 10k and 5k Road Runs
10k and 5k Races
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Roane County 5k
5k Race
Harriman, TN Tabatha Burke
865.617.5541
Aug 20, 2017 Tri Fall Creek Falls Olympic and Calfkiller Sprint Triathlons
S 1.5k / ½k, B 40k / 22k, R 10k / 5k
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 26, 2017
7:30 am
Storm the Fort
Half and Sprint Triathlons
Kingston, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
  Aug 28, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 2, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Hal Canfield Memorial Milefest"
One Mile Races
Knoxville, TN Angie Noye
Sep 2, 2017 Redskin Romp Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 4k
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 2, 2017
8:00 am
Barley's Cycling Classic
Bike Ride
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Sep 9, 2017
8:00 am
Zombies Like Brains 8k and Zombie Walk Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 10, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Townsend 15k"
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 10, 2017 North Knox Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 5k
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 16, 2017
9:00 am
Marine Mud Run
5k Mud Race
Knoxville, TN Information
Sep 17, 2017
8:00 am
Anchor Splash "The Big Chill"
Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon
Oak Ridge, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
  Sep 23, 2017
8:30 am
KTC Event "Big South Fork Trail Race"
17.5 or 10k Trail Race - note changed date
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Sep 23, 2017
9:00 am
Dream Connection 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Mary Palmer
865.805.9143
Sep 23, 2017
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
  Sep 25, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Sep 29-Oct 1, 2017
KTC Event "Sugarlands Mountainfest"
Run, Bike, Fish - click here for info
Gatlinburg, TN David Black
888.217.5635
Sep 30, 2017 Atomic Kids Triathlon
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 7, 2017
9:00 am
Iron Dog 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Adesola Odunayo
Oct 7, 2017 The Dirt Circuit
12 and 24 Hour Trail Races (Individual or Relay)
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Oct 7, 2017 Atomic Sprint  / Olympic Triathlon / Duathlon
Sprint: S 500m or 5k R, B 30k, R 5k / Oly: S 1.5k or 10k R, B 40k, R 10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 8, 2017 Toughman TN Half Iron - an Atomic Experience 
S 1.2 mi, B 56 mi, R 13.1 mi
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 8, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Pilot CrossKnox 15k"
15k Race
Knoxville, TN Lauren Churchill
Oct 15, 2017
3:00 pm
Crooked River Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Hiltons, VA Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Oct 15, 2017
8:00 am
Ultra Trail Knoxville
50k Trail Race
Knoxville, TN Janessa Taylor
541.274.0600
Oct 21, 2017
7:00 am CST
Haunted Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Cookeville, TN Tracy Epps
Oct 22, 2017
9:00 am
I.C. King of Trails Race
7 Mile Trail Race at I.C. King Park
Knoxville, TN Tony Owens
865.323.3753
Oct 22, 2017
2:00 pm
Foothills Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
  Oct 23, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Oct 28, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Tennessee Sports Medicine Farragut 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile"
Half Marathon and 5k Race
Farragut, TN Karen Tindal
865.661.5897

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 4, 2017
9:00 am
Oak Ridge Fall Classic 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Michael Yates
865.719.7221
Nov 5, 2017 The Man Run
5k and 10k Races
Knoxville, TN Ashley Glander
Nov 5, 2017 Starry Night Knoxville
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Sarah Hamilton
Nov 11, 2017
7:00 am
KTC Event "Norris Dam Hard Trail Race"
50k and 25k Trail Race
Norris, TN Doug Holder
Nov 12, 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Kay Smartt
865.331.1227  
Nov 18, 2017 Secret City Half Marathon/5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Oak Ridge, TN Lisa Kendall 
online registration
Nov 23, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Regal Entertainment Group Knoxville Turkey Trot and Little Gobblers Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN David Black
888.217.5635 x 3
Nov 23, 2017
7:30 am
Hot to Trot
5k and 10k Races
Knoxville, TN information 
  Nov 27, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
TBA KTC Annual Holiday Party
Knoxville, TN information
Dec 2, 2017 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k Races and Kids Mile
Memphis, TN 800-565-5112
information
Dec 3, 2017 Reindeer Run
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Dec 9, 2017
11:00 am
KTC Event "Loyston Point Scramble"
Half Marathon and 10k Trail Race - Kids Run 10:30
Andersonville, TN Pete Crowley
Dec 10, 2017
2:00 pm
KTC Event "Leftover Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
865.335.4292
Dec 16, 2017 Rockin Santa Half Marathon and Sunshine Santa 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906