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May

Event Date Description Where Contact
May 30, 2016 Foothills Sprint Triathlon - note corrected location and distances
150 yard Swim/12 mile bike/3 mile run
Lenoir City, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318

June

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jun 3, 2016
9:00 am
Running Cancer Out of Town 5k
5k Glow Run
Pigeon Forge, TN Sophia Conerly
Jun 4, 2016 XTERRA Knoxville Trail Run
4.2 Mile and Half Marathon Trail Race
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 4, 2016
8:00 am
CASA Road Race 8k and Mile
8k and One Mile Race
Rogersville, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 4, 2016
7:30 am
Moo Run 5k
5k run and 1 mile fun walk
Athens, TN Dennis Brown
423.745.8132
Jun 5, 2016 XTERRA Knoxville Triathlon
¾ mi Swim, 16.6 mi Bike, 4.2 mi Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 5, 2016
7:30 am
Double Dip Sprint Triathlon
Swim 300 yds, Bike 15.5 mi, R 5K
Pigeon Forge, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 7, 2016
6:00 pm
The River Mile
One Mile Race
Church Hill, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 8, 2016
5:45 pm
Downtown Pizza Run
Social Run at Barley's
Knoxville, TN Lauren Chiles
Jun 10, 2016 Mount Jefferson Challenge
6.6 Mile Race Race to the summit of Mt. Jefferson and back
West Jefferson, NC Ken Sevensky
Jun 11, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Event - "New Balance Knoxville Summer Solstice 7k"
7k Race
Corryton, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Jun 11, 2016
KTC Event - "Summer Picnic"
Picnic follows Solstice race
Corryton, TN Sara Mlakar
Jun 11, 2016
8:00 am
Cove Lake 5k
5k Race
Caryville, TN Clarence Lowe
423.562.1303
Jun 11, 2016 Lakeside of the Smokies Triathlon
1.5k S/40k B/10k R OR 750 m S/16 mi B/5k R
Maryville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Jun 11, 2016 Black and Blue Double Century and Relay
200 Mile Road Bike Ride
Todd, NC Ken Sevensky
Jun 17, 2016
11:59pm
Knoxville Midnight 5k
5k Run/Walk 
Knoxville, TN Stacey Clark
Jun 18, 2016
9:00 am
KTC Event - "Sharp's Ridge Scuttle"
6 Mile Trail Race - Kids Run 8:30
Knoxville, TN Stephanie Johnson
  Jun 18, 2016 Tellico Summer Solstice Sprint Tri
½ mile Swim, 16 mile Bike, 5k Run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Jun 18, 2016
8:30 am
Jadah A. Gallaher Memorial 5k   
5k Race          
Harriman, TN Melissa Gallaher
  Jun 19, 2016 Tellico Summer Solstice Runs
13.1 mile Run and 5k Run
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 25, 2016
7:00 am
Cades Cove Social Run
4, 8, and 11 mile options
GSMNP, TN Lauren Chiles
Jun 25, 2016 Trishark Challenge Youth Triathlon
100 yard S/2 mile B/1 mile R OR 200 yd S/4mile B/1.5 mile R
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
  Jun 27, 2016
11:59 pm
Registration closes for KTC Event - "Summer Series"
Pilot Fireball 5k, Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k, Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k
  information
  Jun 27, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

July

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jul 2, 2016 Tour de Rocky Top
Bike Ride - 100/85/62/50/30 mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Jul 2, 2016
7:30 am
Secret City Triathlon
Swim 500 meters, Bike 15 mi, R 6K
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jul 3, 2016
9:00 pm
KTC Event - "Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic and Little Firecracker Mile"
5k Race and Kids Mile
Knoxville, TN Bo Saulsbury
865.382.5979
Jul 4, 2016 One Nation Under God – Independence Day 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN

Craig Brackett
865.207.9331

Jul 4, 2016 Freedom Run
One MIle and Two Mile Races
Farragut, TN Information
Jul 9, 2016 Westside Y Tri
200 yd Swim / 7 mi Bike / 4k Run
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Jul 9, 2016
8:00 pm
Run Under The Stars Corydon
10 Hour Endurance Run
Corydon, IN Shannon Burke
502.552.0590
Jul 10, 2016
9:00 am
KTC Event - "Beatin' a Hastie Retreat"
9 or 4½ Mile Trail Race - Kids Run 8:30
Knoxville, TN Jerry Monroe
865.617.8065
  Jul 16, 2016 KTC Event - "Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k Splash"
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
Jul 19, 2016
6:30 pm
Wolf Run
7 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 23, 2016
7:00 am
Cades Cove Social Run
4, 8, and 11 mile options
GSMNP, TN Lauren Chiles
Jul 23, 2016
8:00 am
Karns Community 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Hannah Smith
entry form
Jul 23, 2016
7:30 am
Sweetwater Triathlon
Swim 150 yds, Bike 109 mi, R 5K
Sweetwater, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Jul 26, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jul 30, 2016 KTC Event - "TVA Big Dam 8k Race"
8k Race
Norris, TN John LeCroy
Jul 30, 2016
7:30 am
Run for the Rose Women's 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jul 30, 2016
7:30 am
Wild Rose Triathlon
Swim 150 yds, Bike 5 mi, R 4K
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Jul 30, 2016
8:00 am
Jackie Burchell Long Memorial 5k
5k Race
Rutledge, TN David Helton
423.312.4638
  Jul 30, 2016 XTERRA Panther Creek Trail Run
4.5 Mile & Half Marathon Trail Race
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
  Jul 31, 2016 XTERRA Panther Creek Triathlon
½ mi Swim, 13 mi Bike, 4.5 mi Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 6, 2016 Springbrook Sprint Triathlon
200 yd Swim / 9 mi Bike / 3 mi Run
Alcoa, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Aug 6, 2016
8:00 am
Trojan Trek
5k Trail Race
Morristown, TN Jamia Hensley
Aug 6, 2016
11:59 pm
KTC Event - "Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k"
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Kim Emert
Aug 13, 2016
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 13, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Kids Summer Greenway Series
½ Mile or Mile Race at Tyson Park
Knoxville, TN Muna Taylor
Aug 13, 2016 Scholars Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
Aug 13, 2016
9:00 am
Asa's EB Awareness 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Whitney Solomon
865.773.3306
Aug 20, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Kids Summer Greenway Series
½ Mile or Mile Race at Tyson Park
Knoxville, TN Muna Taylor
Aug 20, 2016 Storm the Fort Triathlon
1.2 mile S/56 mi B/13.1 mi R OR 600 yd S/17 mile B/4 mi R
Kingston, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Aug 20, 2016
9:00 am
Butterfly Run
5k Race
Knoxville, TN James Harrill
865.789.1982
Aug 20, 2016
8:00 am CDT
Fall Creek Falls 10k and 5k Runs
10k and 5k Races
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 20-21, 2016 Asheville Running Experience
Half Marathon, 5k, Trail 8k, Fun Run
Asheville, NC Greg Duff
Aug 20, 2016
8:00 am
Boys and Girls Clubs of Roane County 5k
5k Race
Harriman, TN Tabatha Burke
865.617.5541
Aug 21, 2016
7:30 am CDT
Tri Fall Creek Falls Olympic & Calfkiller Sprint Triathlons
Swim 1500 / 500 meters, Bike 40k/22k, Run 10k/5k
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 27, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Kids Summer Greenway Series
¾ Mile or Mile Race at Tyson Park
Knoxville, TN Muna Taylor
Aug 27, 2016 The Man Run
10k, 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk
Knoxville, TN Georgette Samaras
865.305.8583
Aug 28, 2016
2:00 pm
Forget Me Not 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Angela Wampler
  Aug 28, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Summer Picnic
TBA Sara Mlakar
423.745.3115

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 3, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Event "Hal Canfield Memorial Milefest"
One Mile Races
Knoxville, TN Angie Noye
Sep 3, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Kids Summer Greenway Series
Mile Race on Cherokee Boulevard
Knoxville, TN Muna Taylor
Sep 3, 2016 Barley's Cycling Classic
Bike Ride - 65/50/30 mile options
Knoxville, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
Sep 3, 2016
7:30 am
Redskin Romp Sprint Triathlon
Swim 150 yds, Bike 10 mi, R 4k
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Sep 5, 2016
8:00 am
Miners Mile
10k and 5k Races
Jellico, TN Matt Rafalski
Sep 9-10, 2016 Blue Ridge Relay
209-mile team running relay
Grayson Highlands, VA Ken Sevensky
Sep 10, 2016
8:00 am
Dream Connection 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Mary Palmer
865.805.9143
Sep 10, 2016
9:00 am
Team Faith 5k
5k Race
Maryville, TN Robin Russell
Sep 10, 2016 Lion's Chase
5k Obstacle Race
Corbin, KY Jeff Sparks
Sep 10, 2016
4:00 pm
FUMC 5k at 5
5k Race
Jefferson City, TN Brook Hodgson
Sep 11, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Event "Townsend 15k"
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 11, 2016
7:30 am
Tennova Sprint Triathlon
Swim 150 yds, Bike 10 mi, R 5k
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Sep 17, 2016
8:00 am
Marine Mud Run
5k Offroad Mud Run
Knoxville, TN Gene Furrow
Sep 18, 2016 Anchor Splash Sprint Tri
750 meter Swim / 18 mi Bike / 4 mile Run
Oak Ridge, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.6318
  Sep 24, 2016
8:30 am
KTC Event "Big South Fork Trail Race"
17.5 or 10k Trail Race
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Sep 24, 2016
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
  Sep 26, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 1, 2016
7:30 am
Top of the South
10+ Mile Race - note KTC discount
Roan Mtn, TN Ken Sevensky
336.877.8888
Oct 1, 2016
Superhero Heart Run 5k - note changed date
5k and Fun Walk
Alcoa, TN Karin Coulter Grindall
865.748.4605
Oct 1, 2016 Corryton 2 and 8 Miler
2 Mile Race and 8 Mile Race
Corryton, TN Joyce Harrell
865.705.7684
Oct 1, 2016
3:00 pm
Crooked River Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Hiltons, VA Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Oct 1, 2016
6:00 am
Cumberland Trail 50k
50k Race
Caryville, TN Brian Williams
865.851.6943.
Oct 8, 2016
8:00 am
Atomic Sprint Triathlon / Duathlon
Swim/Run 500 mtr/5k, Bike 30k, Run 5k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 8, 2016 Rock & Root 30k Trail Race
30k Trail Race
Oak Ridge, TN Brad Spears
865.804.4902
Oct 9, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Event "Pilot CrossKnox 15k"
15k Race
Knoxville, TN Laura Bryant
Oct 9, 2016
7:30 am
Atomic Man Triathlon
Swim 1.2 mi, Bike 56 mi, Run 13.1 mi
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 15, 2016
9:00 am
KTC Event - Lakeshore Trail Trek
16 Mile or 10k Trail Race
Greenback, TN Kathy Smith
Oct 15, 2016 Dirt Circuit
12 and 24 Hour Trail Runs
Morristown Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
  Oct 23, 2016 Foothills Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Maryville, TN Nicole Howe
865.804.2963
  Oct 24, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Oct 29, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Event "Tennessee Sports Medicine Farragut 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile"
Half Marathon and 5k Race
Farragut, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
  Oct 30, 2016
8:00 am
BrickHouse Betweenathon, Half Marathon & 10k
19.65 mile, 13.1 mile and 6.2 mile Races
Stanford, KY Angela Todd
859.333.8498

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 5, 2016
7:00 am
Nashville Ultramarathon
50k, 60k, 70k, 50 mile
Nashville, TN Dennis Freeman
Nov 12, 2016
7:00 am
KTC Event "Norris Dam Hard Trail Race"
50k and 25k Trail Race
Norris, TN 865.548.4718
Nov 24, 2016
8:00 am
KTC Event "Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k and Little Gobblers Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN David Black
888.217.5635 x 3
  Nov 28, 2016
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
Dec 3, 2016
9:00 am
Rockin Santa Half Marathon & Sunshine Santa 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Dec 3, 2016
9:00 am
Iron Dog 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Adesola Odunayo
Dec 4, 2016
2:00 pm
KTC Event "Leftover Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
865.335.4292
Dec 4, 2016 Reindeer Run
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Dec 10, 2016
11:00 am
KTC Event "Loyston Point Scramble"
Trail Race - length TBA - Kids Run 10:30
Andersonville, TN Pete Crowley
Dec 11, 2016
Santa Hustle 5k
5k Race
Sevierville, TN Bryan Ganek
847.829.4536