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February

Event Date Description Where Contact
Feb 24, 2018
11:00 am
Norris Dam Challenge - rescheduled from Jan 13
12k Race - State Parks Tour
Norris, TN Dorn Kile
865.621.3942
Feb 24, 2018
8:00 am
Surgoinsville 10-Miler
Ten Mile Race
Surgoinsville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Feb 24, 2018
10:00 am
Saving Little Hearts 5k
5k Race and Family Fun Walk
Alcoa, TN Karin Grindall
  Feb 26, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

March

Event Date Description Where Contact
Mar 3, 2018
9:00 am
Warrior Half Marathon, Ten Mile, and 5k
Half Marathon, Ten Mile and 5k Races
Sevierville, TN Frank Damante
865.387.6784
Mar 3, 2018
11:00 am
Fall Creek Thaw
15k Race - State Parks Tour
Pikeville, TN Roger Gall
931.841.3038
Mar 3, 2018
11:00 am
Oskar Blues Brewery 4 Miler
4 Mile Race and Free Kids Fun Run
Brevard, NC Bill Baldwin
Mar 3, 2018
9:00 am
Run For Your Buns 5k
5k Race
Johnson City, TN information
423.946.0519
Mar 4, 2018
5:00 pm
GLOW for Galactosemia 
5k and 10k Races, One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Brittany Cudzilo
Mar 10, 2018
7:45 am
Solid Rock Race
10k/5k/One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Sara Bell
Mar 11, 2018
2:00 pm
KTC Event - Dark Hollow Wallow - note correct date
11 Mile, 5 Mile, and Kids Mile Trail Races at Big Ridge State Park - kids race 1:30
Maynardville, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Mar 11, 2018
Fall Creek Falls 50k & Half Marathon
50k and Half Marathon Race
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Mar 14, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Socialites St Patrick's Day Run
Market Square
Knoxville, TN Lauren Chiles
Mar 17, 2018
10:00 am
Lucky Kidney 6k
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Katie Martin
Mar 17, 2018
8:00 am
Walters State Shamrock Shuffle
5k Race
Morristown, TN Andrew Newton
423.585.6976
Mar 17-18, 2018
Pistol Ultra
100M, 100k, 50M, 50k, 10M, One Mile Family Fun Run
Alcoa, TN Will Jorgensen
865.740.1717
Mar 18, 2018
2:00 pm
Barley's St. Patrick's Day 5k and 10k
5k and 10k Races
Knoxville, TN Bryan Campbell
865.806.1438
Mar 24, 2018
5:30 pm
KTC Event - "Covenant Kids Run"
Kids 1 Mile Run
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Mar 24, 2018
7:00 pm
KTC Event - "Covenant Health Knoxville 5k"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Mar 25, 2018
7:30 am
KTC Event - "Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon and Half Marathon"
Marathon and Half Marathon Races
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
  Mar 26, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Mar 31, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Youth Event - Chasing the Bunny
Kids One Mile Race at Tyson Park
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Mar 31, 2018 Resurrection Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Doug MacNair

April

Event Date Description Where Contact
Apr 7, 2018 Run 4 H2O 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Sharon Deane
865.265.0851
Apr 7, 2018
9:00 am
Overcomer Obstacle Challenge
3 Mile Obstacle Race
Morristown, TN Donna Kelly
423.581.7029
Apr 7, 2018
10:00 am
YMDC 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN April Baer
865.594.1126
Apr 8, 2018
3:00 pm
KTC Event - North Boundary Traverse
15 Mile, 10k, and Kids Mile Trail Races - Kids Race 2:30
Lenoir City, TN Chris George
Apr 14, 2018
8:30 am
Spring Sprint
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Apr 14, 2018 Secret City 5k for Haiti
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Dennis Miller
Apr 14, 2018
8:00 am
Laurel Run Ascent
11 Mile Trail Race
Church Hill, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
April 14, 2018 Double Dip Sprint Triathlon
300 yd pool swim, 16.5M bike, 5k run
Pigeon Forge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Apr 14, 2018
8:00 am
Locomotion 6/12 Hour Ultra
Multi – trail loop
Chattanooga, TN Charlene Simmons
April 20-21, 2018 Volunteer Track Classic Knoxville, TN 888.217.5635x1
Apr 20, 2018
8:00 pm
Run with the Lions and Walk with the Lamb
5k Race and One Mile Walk
Seymour, TN Erika Townsend
Apr 21, 2018
8:00 am
Run for Autism
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Beth Ritchie
865.719.0534
Apr 21, 2018
10:30 am
KTC Youth Event - Spring Fling
Kids One Mile Race at Parkside Greenway
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Apr 21, 2018
8:30 am
Chickamauga Chase
15k, 5k, 8M Trail, 2.4 Mile walk
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA Stacey Malecky
April 21, 2018 Wildcat Mountain Bike Race
4 Hour and 8 Hour Races
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
  Apr 23, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Apr 27, 2018
10:00 pm
Earth Day 5k
5k Race
Gatlinburg, TN Cheryl Wilkins
865.436.0505
Apr 28, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Hard Knox Pizza Dogwood Classic 5k"
5k Run/Walk - Kids Mile Run 7:30 am
Knoxville, TN Sally Joines
Apr 28, 2018
9:00 am
Oscar Blevins Trail Run
7 Mile, 4 Mile, and Kids Trail Runs
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Apr 28, 2018
11:00 am
Cherokee Challenge Obstacle Run
5k Race
Greeneville, TN Tyson Hodge
April 28, 2018 Iiron Nugget SprintTriathlon
S ½ mi, B 17 mi, R 5k  
Burns, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
April 28, 2018 Dickson Endurance Triathlon
S 1 mi, B 38 mi, R 10k  
Burns, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535

May

Event Date Description Where Contact
May 5, 2018
7:30 am
Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon and Four Miler
Half Marathon and 4 Mile Race
Waynesville, NC Information
828.456.3021
May 5, 2018
8:00 am
L.E.A.P. 5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Information
May 5, 2018
9:00 am
Be a Factor 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN
Greg Jameson
865.408.9062 x 859
May 5, 2018
8:00 am
Amis Mill 10k
10k Race
Rogersville, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
May 5, 2018
8:00 pm
Ninja 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
May 5, 2018
7:45 am
Market Street Mile
One Mile Races - multiple heats
Chattanooga, TN
Larry Aulich
May 5, 2018
8:00 am
Cinco De Mayo 5Qué
5k Race
Nashville, TN
Susan Baker
May 5, 2018
7:30 am
Athens Lions Club Moo Run
4 Mile/ 5k/ 1 Mile
Athens, TN
Dennis Brown
423.506.1783
May 6, 2018 Hammer Sprint  / Olympic Triathlon & Duathlon
S 400/1500 mtr or R 5k, B 16 mi/40k, R 5k/10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
May 12, 2018
8:00 am
Mountain Laurel 5k
5k Race
Wartburg, TN
Jennifer Brasel
423.346.6635
online registration
May 13, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Event - "Baker Creek Blitz"
5k, 10k and Kids Mile Trail Races in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness - Kids Run 8:30
Knoxville, TN Tony Owens
865.323.3753
May 19, 2018
Veterans Heritage Ridge Run - note changed date
5k Trail Race
Knoxville, TN Jessica King 
865. 765.4494
May 20, 2018
3:00 pm
Heart and Sole 5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Kathy Wolski
865.809.7531
  May 21, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
May 26, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - "EXPO 10k/5k"
10k and 5k Race
Knoxville, TN Justin Emert
May 27, 2018 Goose Pond Half Iron & Sprint Triathlons
Half: S 1.2 mi, B 56, R 13.1 - Sprint: S ½k, B 12 mi, R 5k
Scottsboro, AL Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
May 28, 2018
8:00 am
Chattanooga Chase
8k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Chattanooga, TN Alan Outlaw
May 30, 2018
Ozone Endurance Challenge
6, 12, 24, 36, 48, 72, and 96 hour timed events
Ozone, TN Will Jorgensen
865.740.1717

June

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jun 2, 2018 XTERRA Knoxville Trail Run
4.6 Mile & Half Marathon
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
Jun 3, 2018 XTERRA Knoxville Triathlon
¾ mi Swim, 16.6 mi Bike, 4.6 mi Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
Jun 9, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Sharp's Ridge Scuttle"
6 Mile and Kids Mile Trail Races - Kids Run 7:30
Knoxville, TN Stephanie Johnson
Jun 9, 2018 Summer Solstice Trail Runs
10k and 5k Trail Runs
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Jun 9, 2018
7:30 am
Riverbend Run
5k and 10k Races
Chattanooga, TN Jane Webb
Jun 10, 2018 Tellico Summer Solstice Sprint  & Olympic Triathlons
S 800/1500 mtr, B 16 mi/40k, R 5k/10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Jun 16, 2018
8:30 am
Jadah Gallaher Memorial 5k
5k Race
Harriman, TN Melissa Gallaher
Jun 21, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Event - "Hal Canfield Summer Solstice Milefest "
Details TBA
TBA Hannah Foust
Jun 24, 2018
6:45 am
Waterfront Triathlon
Sprint and Intermediate
Chattanooga, TN Jenni Berz
  Jun 25, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jun 30, 2018 Secret City Triathlon
S 500 mtr (100 mtr pool), B 15 mi, R 6k
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358

July

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jul 1, 2018 SwimRun RockyKnox
Series of seven runs (14M) and six swims (3M) in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
Knoxville, TN Larry Brede
865.621.0752
Jul 3-Aug 5 KTC Summer Series
Bundled pricing for Fireball, Carter Mill, and Pigeon Forge
Knoxville/Pigeon Forge, TN David Black
Jul 3, 2018
9:00 pm
KTC Event - "Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic and Little Firecracker Mile"
5k Race and Kids Mile
Knoxville, TN Hannah Foust
  Jul 4, 2018
7:00 am
Music City Four on the 4th
4 Mile Race
Nashville, TN Susan Baker
Jul 8, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Beatin' a Hastie Retreat"
10 Mile, 5 Mile, and Kids Mile Trail Races - Kids Run 7:30 am
Knoxville, TN Michael deLisle
865,548,4718
  Jul 14, 2018
7:30 am
KTC Event - "Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k Splash"
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
Jul 17, 2018
6:30 pm
Wolf Run
7 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 21, 2018 Sweetwater Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yd (pool), B 10 mi, R 5k
Sweetwater, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 21, 2018
7:30 am
Scenic City Scorcher
2 Mile Race
Chattanooga, TN Stacey Malecky
  Jul 23, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Jul 28, 2018
8:00 am
Smokies Trot 5k
5k Race
Sevierville, TN Jason Moody
Jul 28, 2018 XTERRA Panther Creek Trail Run
4.2 Mile & Half Marathon
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
Jul 29, 2018 XTERRA Panther Creek Triathlon
½ mi Swim, 13 mi Bike, 4.2 mi Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 4, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Youth Event - Back to School
Kids One Mile Race at Victor Ashe Park
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Aug 4, 2018 Scholars Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Information
Aug 4, 2018
11:59 pm
KTC Event - "Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k"
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Kim Emert
Aug 11, 2018
5:30 pm
KTC Event - "Haw Ridge Trail Race"
7 Mile and Kids Mile Trail Races - Kids Run 5:00
Oak Ridge, TN Jerry Monroe
865.617.8065
Aug 11, 2018
8:00 am
Missionary Ridge Road Race
4.7 Mile Race
Chattanooga, TN Ryan Shrum
Aug 18, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Youth Event - Saturday Fun Day
Kids One Mile Race at Jean Teague Greenway
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Aug 18, 2018 Tri Fall Creek Falls Olympic and Calfkiller Sprint Triathlons
S 1½k / ½k, B 40k / 22k
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Aug 19, 2018 Tri Fall Creek Falls Endurance Triathlon
S 1.2 Mi, B 65k, R 12k
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
  Aug 27, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 1, 2018 Redskin Romp Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 4k
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 1, 2018
8:00 am
Kickin' Chicken 5k
5k Race and Fun Walk
Pigeon Forge, TN Clyde Cummins
Sep 8, 2018 Frantic Frog Triathlon
S 400 yds B 24k R 5k
Scottsboro, AL Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Sep 9, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event "Townsend 15k"
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 9, 2018
8:00 am
Run of Honor
8k Race and One Mile Run/Walk
Chattanooga, TN Stacey Malecky
Sep 15, 2018
KTC Event at Oakes Farm
Details TBA
Corryton, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Sep 15, 2018
9:00 am
Marine Mud Run
5k Mud Race
Knoxville, TN Information
Sep 15, 2018
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Sep 16, 2018 North Knox Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 5k
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Sep 24, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Sep 29, 2018
8:30 am
KTC Event "Big South Fork Trail Race"
17.5 or 10k Trail Race - note NO Race Day Signup
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Sep 29, 2018
8:30 am
Raccoon Mountain Road Race
5k / 10k Races
Chattanooga, TN Steve Smalling
Sep 29, 2018 The Dirt Circuit
12 Hour & 24 Hour Endurance Trail Runs
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 6, 2018
8:00 am
Moccasin Bend Fall Classic
5k / 10k Races
Chattanooga, TN Sujeel Taj
Oct 7, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event "Pilot CrossKnox 15k"
15k Race
Knoxville, TN John LeCroy
Oct 13, 2018
9:00 am
Iron Dog 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Adesola Odunayo
Oct 13, 2018 Atomic Sprint  / Olympic Triathlon / Duathlon 
Sprint: S 500 mtr or 5k R, B 30k, R 5k * Oly: S 1.5k or 10k R, B 40k, R 10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Oct 13, 2018
9:00 am
LewisGale Salem Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Salem, VA Ashley Durkin
540-375-3057
Oct 14, 2018
7:15 pm
I.C. King and Queen of Darkness Race
7 Mile and Kids Mile Night Trail Races at I.C. King Park - Kids Run 6:45
Knoxville, TN Andrea Ludwig
865.306.3115
Oct 14, 2018 Toughman TN Half Iron - an Atomic Experience
S 1.2 mi B 56 mi R 13.1 mi
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Oct 20, 2018
8:00 am
Signal Mountain Pie Run
10k Race
Signal Mountain, TN Bill Minehan
  Oct 22, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Oct 27, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event "Tennessee Sports Medicine Farragut 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile"
Half Marathon and 5k Race
Farragut, TN TBA
Oct 27, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Youth Event - Fall Fun
Kids One Mile Race at Neyland Greenway
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Oct 28, 2018
Frightworks Dracula 6k
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 4, 2018
4:00 pm
Starry Night Knoxville
8.5k and 5k Race
Knoxville, TN Sarah Hamilton
Nov 10, 2018
7:00 am
KTC Event "Norris Dam Hard Trail Race"
50k and 25k Trail Race
Norris, TN Doug Holder
Nov 10, 2018
7:30 am
Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon
5k, 13.1, 26.2, Jr. Marathon
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA Sarah Barnes
Nov 17, 2018
10:00 am
KTC Youth Event - Pre Turkey Burn
Kids One Mile Race at Sequoyah Hills
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Nov 22, 2018
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 1
  Nov 26, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
Dec 1, 2018
8:00 am
Run LoCo
Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k
Loudon, TN Michele Lewis
865.458.8749
Dec 2, 2018
2:00 pm
Reindeer Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Kelly Forster
TBA KTC Annual Holiday Party
Knoxville, TN information
Dec 8, 2018
11:00 am
KTC Event "Loyston Point Scramble"
Multisport Trail Event - details TBA - Kids Race 10:30
Andersonville, TN Pete Crowley
Dec 9, 2018
2:00 pm
KTC Event "Leftover Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
Dec 15, 2018 Rockin Santa Half Marathon and Sunshine Santa 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Dec 15, 2018
9:00 am
Wauhatchie Trail Race
6.7 Mile Trail Race
Chattanooga, TN Jim Steffes