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January

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jan 1, 2017
9:00 am
Calhoun's New Year's Day 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Joni Edwards
Jan 7, 2017
11:00 am
Trail of Tears
7 Mile Race - State Parks Tour
Cleveland, TN James Zahn
931.668.3437
Jan 14, 2017
11:00 am
Norris Dam Challenge
12k Race - State Parks Tour
Norris, TN Dorn Kile
865.621.3942
Jan 14, 2017
1:00 pm
Race Against Racism
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Nora Robinson
Jan 15, 2017
2:00 pm
Wanderers' Trail Race
5k Trail Race at Maryville College; 1 Mile Kids Run, too!
Maryville, TN Tony Owens
865.323.3753
Jan 21, 2017
KTC Event - Calhoun's Ten Miler
10 Mile Race / Long Distance Race Series
Oak Ridge, TN Angela Stolpe
865.207.9460
  Jan 23, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jan 28, 2017
12:00 noon
Covenant Kids Run at the Zoo
One Mile Kids Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Jan 28, 2017
10:00 am
Run 4 Their Lives
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Angela Owens

February

Event Date Description Where Contact
Feb 4, 2017
9:00 am
KTC Event - Strawberry Plains Half Marathon and 10k
Half Marathon and 10k Races
Strawberry Plains, TN Alicia Teubert
Feb 4, 2017
11:00 am
Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race - State Parks Tour
Lebanon, TN Lynda De Paulis
615.889.1306
Feb 11, 2017
10:00 am
Zen Evo Chocolate Lovers Valentine 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Feb 12, 2017
9:00 am
KTC Event - Dirty South Trail Half and Dirty Double Trail Marathon
Half and Full Trail Marathon in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
Knoxville, TN Ken Lonseth
865.851.4508
Feb 25, 2017
8:00 am
Surgoinsville 10-Miler
Ten Mile Race
Surgoinsville, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Feb 26, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - Whitestone 30k and Team Relay
30k Race
Paint Rock, TN Larry Brede
865.621.0752
  Feb 27, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

March

Event Date Description Where Contact
Mar 3-5, 2017
Chattanooga Marathon
Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Kid’s Fun Run
Chattanooga, TN Information
423.883.4120
Mar 4, 2017
Oskar Blues Brewery Four Miler
4 Mile Race
Brevard, NC Bill Baldwin
Mar 5, 2017
1:00 pm
Run for the Bearden Bulldawgs
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Patty Thewes
Mar 9, 2017
6:30 pm
Natalie's Run 
5k run and 1 mile walk
Knoxville, TN Shannan Swafford
423.667.6843
Mar 11, 2017
7:45 am
Solid Rock 5k/10k
5k and 10k Races, 1 Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Sara Bell
865.742.7404
Mar 11, 2017
9:00 am
Warrior Ten Miler and 5k
Ten Mile and 5k Races
Sevierville, TN Frank Damante
865.387.6784
Mar 11, 2017
8:30 am
Color Run to benefit Union County HSchool T&F
5k Race
Maynardville, TN Aileen Beeler
865.992.5232
Mar 11, 2017
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Marathon
26.2 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Mar 12, 2017
2:00 pm
KTC Event - Dark Hollow Wallow
11 or 5 Mile Trail Race at Big Ridge State Park (kids race 1:30)
Maynardville, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
  Mar 18, 2017
10:00 am
Lucky Kidney 6k
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Katie Martin
  Mar 19, 2017 Fall Creek Falls 50k / Half Marathon
50k and Half Marathon Trail Races
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Mar 19, 2017
2:00 pm
Barley's St. Patrick's Day 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Bryan Campbell
865.806.1438
  Mar 25, 2017
9:00 am
Run 4 H2O 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Sharon Deane
  Mar 25, 2017
9:00 am
Spring Forward 5k Run
5k Race and Kids Fun Run
Knoxville, TN David Biddle
865.305.6367
  Mar 25, 2017
9:00 am
Firefighter Fit For Duty 5k /10k
5k /10k Races
Gatlinburg, TN Amanda Perryman
  Mar 25, 2017
12:00 pm
For the One 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Ruth Hagler
  Mar 26, 2017
3:00 pm
Race 3.21 for Down Syndrome Awareness/3.21k & 3.21M Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Mar 27, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

March

Event Date Description Where Contact
Apr 1, 2017
5:30 pm
KTC Event - "Covenant Kids Run"
Kids 1 Mile Run
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Apr 1, 2017
7:00 pm
KTC Event - "Covenant Health Knoxville 5k"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Apr 2, 2017
7:30 am
KTC Event - "Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon and Half Marathon"
Marathon and Half Marathon Races
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Apr 8, 2017
8:00 am
Run for Autism
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Beth Ritchie
865.719.0534
Apr 8, 2017
8:30 am
Spring Sprint
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Apr 8, 2017
7:00 pm
Sawworks 5k
5k and Beer Mile
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Apr 9, 2017
9:00 am
KTC Event - Lakeshore Trail Trek
16 Mile or 10k Trail Race
Greenback, TN Kathy Smith
Apr 15, 2017 Volunteer Track Classic Knoxville, TN Chad Culver
423.827.4977
Apr 15, 2017
8:30 am
Resurrection Run
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Chuck Blair
865.696.9333
Apr 15, 2017
8:00 am
Laurel Run Ascent
11 Mile Trail Race
Church Hill, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Apr 15, 2017
9:00 am
Michael Curtin Renaissance Run
5k Race
Norris, TN Jim Hayes
865.494.7502
Apr 21, 2017
10:00 pm
Gatlinburg Earth Day 5k
5k Race
Gatlinburg, TN Cheryl Wilkins
865.436.0505
Apr 22, 2017
9:00 am
Cornerstone Race for Recovery to benefit Susannah's House
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kent Stephens
Apr 22, 2017
7:30 am
Secret City 5k for Haiti
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Tracy Paul
Apr 23, 2017
Pigeon Forge Spring Fling - CANCELED!
5k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Frank Damante
  Apr 24, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Apr 29, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Dogwood Classic 5k"
5k Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Sally Joines
Apr 29, 2017
8:30 am
Superhero Life Run
5k Race
Maryville, TN Valerie Millsapps
865.977.8378
Apr 29, 2017
10:00 am
Oscar Blevins Trail Runs at Big South Fork
4 Mile, 7 Mile and 1 Mile Trail Race for kids 12 and under (Kids start 9:00)
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Apr 29, 2017
10:00 am
Tsali Notch 5k
5k Race
Madisonvile, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331.
Apr 29, 2017
9:00 am
YMCA Ridge Runner 5k
5k Race
Maynardville, TN Mindy Grimm
Apr 29, 2017
10:00 am
Cherokee Challenge Run
5k Obstacle Race
Greeneville, TN Tyson Hodge
Apr 29, 2017
9:00 am
Special Olympics 5k
5k Race
Morristown, TN LeAnne Maness
423.231.7466
Apr 29, 2017 Ride the Plains
Bike Ride
Strawberry Plains, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
Apr 30, 2017
Hammer Sprint  / Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon
S 400m or R 5k, B 16 mi, R 5k / Oly: S 1.5k B 40k R 10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906

May

Event Date Description Where Contact
May 5, 2017
8:15 pm
Anderson County Twilight 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Lea Bradley
May 5, 2017
8:00 pm
Friday Night 5k
5k Race
Maryville, TN Stacey Clark
May 6, 2017
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 6, 2017
8:00 am
L.E.A.P. 5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Information
May 6, 2017
8:00 am
Healing Bird 5k
5k Race and Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Crystal Copeland
865.363.4604
May 6, 2017
9:00 am
Be a Factor 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Greg Jameson
May 6, 2017
10:00 am

Girls on the Run 5k Celebration
5k Race

Knoxville, TN Kelly Eldridge
May 6, 2017
Dickson Endurance Triathlon 
S 1 mi, B 38 mi, R 10k
Burns, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
May 6, 2017
Iron Nugget Sprint Triathlon 
S ½ mi, B 17 mi, R 5k
Burns, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
May 6, 2017
8:00 pm
The Glow Trot
5k Race
Maryville, TN Brian Lee
865.789.9490
May 6, 2017
8:00 am
Run with the Lions and Walk with the Lamb
5k Race
Seymour, TN Erika Townsend
865.567.9221
May 6, 2017
8:00 pm
Ninja 5k
5k Race and Kids 500m Dash
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
May 7, 2017 Suck it Up, Buttercup KT Memorial
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN information
865.804.7091
May 13, 2017 Mountain Laurel  5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Wartburg, TN Jennifer Brasel
423.346.6635
May 13, 2017
Mothers Day 5k at Montvale
5k Race
Maryville, TN  
May 13, 2017
9:00 am
Elizabeth's Outrun Melanoma 5k and Walk
5k Race
Chattanooga, TN Jennifer Nicely
423.495.4438
May 13, 2017
8:00 am
Tie Dye Dash 4k
4k Race
Knoxville, TN Information
May 13, 2017
7:00 am
Lakeside of the Smokies
Olympic and Sprint Triathlons
Dandridge, TN Martin Coleman
865.250.3618
May 13, 2017
8:45 pm
KTC Event - "Hann Jivin' in the Dark"
6 Mile Night Trail Race in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness; 1 Mile Kids Run 8:15
Knoxville, TN Andrea Ludwig
865.306.311
May 20, 2017
7:00 am
Viola Valley Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Viola, TN John Nunley
931.635.3413
May 20, 2017
8:00 am
SMARM Pig Pickin' 5k
5k Race
Sevierville, TN 865.908.3153
May 20, 2017
8:00 am
Tennessee Titans 5k Run/Walk
5k Run/Walk
Nashville, TN Jim Rice
May 20, 2017 Oak Ridge Schools STOMP OUT Tobacco 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN

Jenifer Laurendine
865.425.9028

May 20, 2017
8:00 am
Law Enforcement 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Joyce McCantstel
865.602.7305
May 20, 2017
9:00 am
Tillery's Hustle for Hope 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Alana Phillips
423.827.2804
May 20, 2017
9:00 am
Greenbrier Derby
5k and 8k Race
Sevierville, TN

Melissa Weiss

May 21, 2017
7:30 am
Highland Half and Scot Trot 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Maryville, TN Eric Greaser
May 21, 2017
3:00 pm
Heart and Sole 5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Kathy Wolski
865.809.7531
  May 22, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information