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February

Event Date Description Where Contact
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
2:00 pm
Barley's St. Patrick's Day 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Bryan Campbell
865.806.1438
  Mar 19, 2017 Fall Creek Falls 50k / Half Marathon
50k and Half Marathon Trail Races
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  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

April

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  
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 23, 2017
3:00 pm
Pigeon Forge Spring Fling
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
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 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 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
8:00 am
Amis Mill 10k
10k Race
Rogersville, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
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 am
Run with the Lions and Walk with the Lamb
5k Race
Seymour, TN Erika Townsend
865.567.9221
May 7, 2017 Suck it Up, Buttercup KT Memorial
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN information
865.804.7091
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 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 20, 2017 Oak Ridge Schools STOMP OUT Tobacco 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN

Jenifer Laurendine
865.425.9028

May 20, 2017
7:00 am
Viola Valley Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Viola, TN John Nunley
931.635.3413
May 21, 2017
7:30 am
Highland Half and Scot Trot 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Maryville, TN Eric Greaser
  May 22, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
May 27, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "KTC EXPO 10k/5k on The 100 Block"
10k and 5k Race
Knoxville, TN Justin Emert
May 28, 2017
7:30 am
Great American River Run
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Memphis, TN information
May 28, 2017 Goose Pond Half Iron & Sprint Triathlons
Half: S 1.2 mi, B 56mi, R 13.1 - Sprint: S ½k, B 12 mi, R 5k
Scottsboro, AL Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906

June

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jun 1-4, 2017 Ozone Endurance Challenge
6, 12, 24, 36, 48, and 72 hour timed runs
Rockwood, TN Will Jorgensen
865.740.1717
Jun 3, 2017 XTERRA Knoxville Trail Run
Half Marathon and 4 Mile Trail Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 4, 2017 XTERRA Knoxville Triathlon
¾ mi Swim, 16.6 mi Bike, 4.6 mi Run
Knoxville, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jun 6, 2017
6:00 pm
The River Mile
One Mile Race
Church Hill, TN
Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jun 10, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Sharp's Ridge Scuttle"
6 Mile Trail Race - Kids Run 8:30
Knoxville, TN Stephanie Johnson
Jun 11, 2017 Double Dip Sprint Triathlon
S 300 yds (pool) B 16.5 mi R 5k
Pigeon Forge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jun 17, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Event - "New Balance Knoxville Summer Solstice"
5k Race
Corryton, TN Ray Wilson
865.789.1594
Jun 17, 2017 Summer Solstice Trail Runs
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 18, 2017 Tellico Summer Solstice Olympic & Sprint Triathlon
Oly: S 1.5k B 40k R 10k / Sprint: S 800m, B 16 mi, R 5k 
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Jun 24, 2017 Atomic Kids Triathlon Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Jun 26, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

July

Event Date Description Where Contact
Jul 1, 2017 Secret City Triathlon
S 500m (100m pool), B 15 mi, R 6k  
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 3, 2017
9:00 pm
KTC Event - "Pilot Fireball Moonlight Classic and Little Firecracker Mile"
5k Race and Kids Mile
Knoxville, TN Hannah Foust
Jul 4, 2017
7:30 am
One Nation Under God - Independence Day 5k
5k Race
Sweetwater, TN Craig Brackett
865.207.9331
Jul 9, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Baker Creek Blitz"
Details TBA
Knoxville, TN Jerry Monroe
865.617.8065
  Jul 15, 2017
7:30 am
KTC Event - "Shawns.com Carter Mill 10k Splash"
10k Race
Knoxville, TN Scott Schmidt
Jul 15, 2017
8:00 am
SuperHero 5k and fun run/walk for Ainsley's Angels
5k and Fun Run/Walk
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 18, 2017
6:30 pm
Wolf Run
7 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Jul 22, 2017 Sweetwater Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yd (pool), B 10 mi, R 5k
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Jul 24, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jul 29, 2017 Run For the Rose Women's 5k
5k Race
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 29, 2017 Wild Rose Women's Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 5 mi R 4k
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Jul 29, 2017
XTERRA Panther Creek Trail Run
Half Marathon and 4 Mile Trail Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Jul 30, 2017 XTERRA Panther Creek Triathlon
½ mi Swim, 13 mi Bike, 4.2 mi Run
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
Aug 5, 2017
11:59 pm
KTC Event - "Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k"
8k Race
Pigeon Forge, TN Kim Emert
Aug 5, 2017 Scholars Run (note changed date)
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Aug 12, 2017
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 19, 2017
8:00 am
Forget Me Not 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Angela Wampler
Aug 19, 2017 Fall Creek Falls 10k and 5k Road Runs
10k and 5k Races
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Aug 20, 2017 Tri Fall Creek Falls Olympic and Calfkiller Sprint Triathlons
S 1.5k / ½k, B 40k / 22k, R 10k / 5k
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
  Aug 28, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

September

Event Date Description Where Contact
Sep 2, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Hal Canfield Memorial Milefest"
One Mile Races
Knoxville, TN Angie Noye
Sep 2, 2017 Redskin Romp Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 4k
Loudon, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 10, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Townsend 15k"
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
Sep 10, 2017 North Knox Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yds (pool) B 10 mi R 5k
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
Sep 23, 2017
8:00 am
Bays Mountain Trail Race
15 Mile Trail Race
Kingsport, TN Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
  Sep 25, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Sep 30, 2017
8:30 am
KTC Event "Big South Fork Trail Race"
17.5 or 10k Trail Race
Oneida, TN Bobby Glenn
865.548.7664
Sep 30, 2017 Atomic Kids Triathlon
Oak Ridge, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
Oct 7, 2017
9:00 am
Iron Dog 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Adesola Odunayo
Oct 7, 2017 The Dirt Circuit
12 and 24 Hour Trail Races (Individual or Relay)
Morristown, TN Ryan Roma
865.356.6984
Oct 7, 2017 Atomic Sprint  / Olympic Triathlon / Duathlon
Sprint: S 500m or 5k R, B 30k, R 5k / Oly: S 1.5k or 10k R, B 40k, R 10k
Lenoir City, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 8, 2017 Toughman TN Half Iron - an Atomic Experience 
S 1.2 mi, B 56 mi, R 13.1 mi
Loudon, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906
Oct 8, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Pilot CrossKnox 15k"
15k Race
Knoxville, TN Lauren Churchill
Oct 15, 2017
3:00 pm
Crooked River Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race
Hiltons, VA Mark Skelton
423.272.4812
Oct 22, 2017
9:00 am
I.C. King of Trails Race
7 Mile Trail Race at I.C. King Park
Knoxville, TN Tony Owens
865.323.3753
  Oct 23, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
  Oct 28, 2017
8:00 am
KTC Event "Tennessee Sports Medicine Farragut 13.1, 5k, and Kids Mile"
Half Marathon and 5k Race
Farragut, TN Karen Tindal
865.661.5897

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 11, 2017
7:00 am
KTC Event "Norris Dam Hard Trail Race"
50k and 25k Trail Race
Norris, TN Doug Holder
Nov 23, 2017
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 3
  Nov 27, 2017
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

December

Event Date Description Where Contact
TBA KTC Annual Holiday Party
Knoxville, TN information
Dec 3, 2017 Reindeer Run
5k Race
Alcoa, TN Kelly Forster
Dec 9, 2017
11:00 am
KTC Event "Loyston Point Scramble"
Half Marathon and 10k Trail Race - Kids Run 10:30
Andersonville, TN Pete Crowley
Dec 10, 2017
2:00 pm
KTC Event "Leftover Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Andrea Collins
865.335.4292
Dec 16, 2017 Rockin Santa Half Marathon and Sunshine Santa 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906