Whitestone 30k

FEBRUARY 28, 2016 • 8:00 am


Date & Time: Sunday, February 28, 2016, 8:00 am.

Place: Starts and finishes at the Whitestone Inn on Watts Bar Lake. Click here for directions.

Registration & Entry Fee: For appropriate meal planning, mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, February 18. Online registration also closes Monday February 23. Packet pickup from 6:45 - 8:00am at the Whitestone Inn. To receive early registration and KTC member discounts, please register online. Relay is a 3-person relay. No t-shirt – deduct $5 anytime. No Race Day Registration. No refunds and no transfers.

Fees: NOTE no race day registration

Through Feb 7
Feb 8-26
Before Feb 26
30k Relay
Through Feb 9
Feb 8-26
Before Feb 26
$20 per runner
$25 per runner

Course Description and Highlights: Course certified: USATF #TN02001RH. A lovely, rolling, scenic, & rural course that meanders through rural Tennessee countryside. Incredible downhill start with an amazing uphill finish. Relay exchange at approximately miles 6.5 and 13.5.Course is open to traffic. Course closes after 4 hours. THIS IS NOT A COURSE FOR WALKERS. Expected participation: 150 runners. Course records: Stewart Ellington - 1:41:00 (2010), Kathy Wolski - 2:08:58 (2012).

NOTE: HEADPHONES PROHIBITED. Per KTC's headphone policy, anyone caught by a race official wearing headphones will be disqualified and removed from the results. In addition, a disqualified participant will not be eligible for awards for Grand Prix Series points. The disqualification policy applies to any KTC road race where the course is open to traffic

T-shirts: Gender-specific Knox TC singlet. Pre-registered runners will receive shirts on race day. No t-shirt: deduct $5.

Awards: Award ceremony to be held after the race in the Whitestone dining room. Male and female awards to the top 3 Overall; top Masters (40+), Grandmasters (50+), and Senior Grandmasters (60+); and top Clydesdale (200+ lbs male) and Athena (150+ lbs female). Age division awards are three deep. Age divisions begin with 15-19 (no runners under 15 please). Awards to the top 2 three person teams. Overall winners are not eligible for age division awards. Awards must be picked up on race morning; awards will not be mailed.

Team Competition: This race is not on the 2015 Grand Prix Team Competition schedule however teams are still eligible for a discount. Teams must pre-register at the same time and teams of 4 or more receive an additional $5 off the entry fee.

Grand Prix Points: 2016 Grand Prix Points awarded to 30k particpants. Remember, to be eligible for Grand Prix awards, you must be a member of the KTC and you must volunteer for at least 3 events.

Inclement Weather: In case of inclement weather, please check the KTC Website and Message Board at www.ktc.org or check the KTC Facebook page. You can also follow KTC on Twitter-@knoxvilletrack-for up to the minute updates.

Post Race Celebration: Join us for a buffet brunch provided by the Whitestone Inn. Additional Buffet Tickets $15.

Lodging: For reservations at one of the Inn's 20 beautiful rooms, call 888.247.2464 or go to www.whitestoneinn.com (BOOK EARLY). Runners receive a 10% discount on the room rate. Be sure to mention that you are running KTC's Whitestone 30K.

Information: Email Race Directors Larry or Sarah Brede or call 865.621.0752.


Averages: High 58 Low 34.
The course winds in and out and up and down. Most of the course is protected from the wind. Dress accordingly.