Autumnfest 8k, 2 Mile Walk, and Little Gobbler Run
The Autumnfest 8k, 2 Mile Walk, and Little Gobbler Run are great ways
to start your Thanksgiving Day. The course starts and finishes on World's
Fair Park Drive and tours downtown, the Fourth and Gill neighborhood,
and the Old City, showcasing Knoxville and offering a terrific way to
see the town and enjoy the competition on this wonderful family-oriented
The Little Gobbler Run will start at 8 am, while the 8k race and the
2 Mile Walk start at 8:30.
Optional registration and early packet pickup on Monday, November 25,
from 5:30-8:00 pm at Provision Health and Wellness (1400 Dowell Springs
Blvd #100, Knoxville TN 37909) and Tuesday, November 26, from 5:30-8:30pm
at Academy Sports and Outdoors (145 Moss Grove Blvd, Knoxville TN 37922).
Race day registration is from 6:30-7:45 am at World's Fair Park. Registrants
will be able to use credit cards to register day of race. For early registration
and KTC member discounts, please register online.
We are doing a peanut butter/canned food drive for Second Harvest and
race participants can qualify for a raffle by making a donation.
This is a great Thanksgiving tradition for Knoxville and we encourage
you to bring the family and join the fun before you sit down to your turkey
dinner and give thanks for your blessings.
Averages: High 56 Low 38.
We've had some frosty mornings for this race over the years, but dress
sensibly. Don't pile on layers of heavy duds; observe the 20-degree rule
and you'll be comfy throughout the race.