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January

Event Date Description Where Contact
2018 Season
Winter High Mileage Series
3 Long Distance Races - Calhouns, Straw Plains, Whitestone
Road races in East Tennessee David Black
888.217.5635
2018 Season Trail Series 8-for $88 Race Registration Deal
Sign up for 8 races — save big! Offer expires 1/12/18
Trails throughout East Tennessee Michael deLisle
865.548.4718
2018 Season Trail Series Kids 9-for $29 Race Registration Deal
Sign up for 9 races — save big! Offer expires 1/12/18
Trails throughout East Tennessee Michael deLisle
865.548.4718
Jan 1, 2018
9:00 am
Calhoun's New Year's Day 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Joni Alexander
Jan 6, 2018
11:00 am
Trail of Tears
7 Mile Race - State Parks Tour
Cleveland, TN

Dan Smithhisler
290.0121

Jan 13, 2018
1:00 pm
YWCA Race Against Racism
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Karyn Brown
Jan 13, 2018
11:00 am
Norris Dam Challenge
12k Race - State Parks Tour
Norris, TN Dorn Kile
865.621.3942
Jan 14, 2018
2:00 pm
Wanderers' Trail Race
5k and Kids Mile Trail Races at Maryville College -Kids Run at 1:30
Maryville, TN Kathy Smith
Jan 20, 2018
KTC Event - Calhoun's Ten Miler
10 Mile Race / Long Distance Race Series
Oak Ridge, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
  Jan 22, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Jan 27, 2018
12:00 noon
Covenant Kids Run at the Zoo
One Mile Kids Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Jason Altman
865.684.4294
Jan 27, 2018
10:00 am
Run 4 Their Lives
5k Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Angela Owens

February

Event Date Description Where Contact
Feb 3, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Event - Strawberry Plains Half Marathon and 10k
Half Marathon and 10k Races
Strawberry Plains, TN Alicia Teubert
Feb 3, 2018
11:00 am
Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon
Half Marathon Race - State Parks Tour
Lebanon, TN Lynda De Paulis
615.889.1306
Feb 10, 2018
Zen Evo Chocolate Lovers Valentine 5k
5k Race
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Feb 11, 2018
9:00 am
KTC Event - Dirty South Trail Marathon and Half Marathon
Trail Marathon and Half Marathon in Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
Knoxville, TN Ken Lonseth
865.851.4508
Feb 17, 2018
11:00 am
War Party 10k
10k Race - State Parks Tour
Abingdon, VA Matthew Studholme
276.591.9242
Feb 18, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - Whitestone 30k and Team Relay
30k Race
Paint Rock, TN Bobby Holcombe
865.643.2840
  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 4, 2018
2:00 pm
KTC Event - Dark Hollow Wallow
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 10, 2018
7:45 am
Solid Rock Race
10k/5k/One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Sara Bell
Mar 11, 2018
Fall Creek Falls 50k & Half Marathon
50k and Half Marathon Race
Pikeville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Mar 17, 2018
10:00 am
Lucky Kidney 6k
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Katie Martin
Mar 17-18, 2018
Pistol Ultra
100M, 100k, 50M, 50k, 10M, One Mile Family Fun Run
Alcoa, TN Will Jorgensen
865.740.1717
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

April

Event Date Description Where Contact
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
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
April 20, 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 23, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information
Apr 28, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event - "Dogwood Classic 5k"
5k Run/Walk
Knoxville, TN Sally Joines
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
8:00 pm
Ninja 5k
5k Race
Oak Ridge, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
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 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 20, 2018
3:00 pm
Heart and Sole 5k
5k Race and One Mile Fun Run
Knoxville, TN Kathy Wolski
865.809.7531
May 20, 2018
Veterans Heritage Ridge Run
5k Trail Race
Knoxville, TN Jessica King 
865. 765.4494
  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 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 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 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 21, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Event - "Hal Canfield Summer Solstice Milefest "
Details TBA
TBA Hannah Foust
  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 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 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 21, 2018 Sweetwater Sprint Triathlon
S 150 yd (pool), B 10 mi, R 5k
Sweetwater, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358
  Jul 23, 2018
6:00 pm
KTC Board Meeting
Parks and Rec Office - Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN information

August

Event Date Description Where Contact
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 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 25, 2018
11:59 pm
KTC Event - "Oakes Farm Race"
Details TBA
Pigeon Forge, TN Ray Wilson
  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 8, 2018 Frantic Frog Triathlon
S 400 yds B 24k R 5k
Scottsboro, AL Kevin Mahan
865.271.7535
Sep 15, 2018
9:00 am
Marine Mud Run
5k Mud Race
Knoxville, TN Information
Sep 9, 2018
8:00 am
KTC Event "Townsend 15k"
15k Race
Townsend, TN Pam Haggard
865.207.6122
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

October

Event Date Description Where Contact
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 Trails 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 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 28, 2018
Frightworks Dracula 6k
6k Race
Knoxville, TN Muna Rodriguez-Taylor
865.567.0358

November

Event Date Description Where Contact
Nov 10, 2018
7:00 am
KTC Event "Norris Dam Hard Trail Race"
50k and 25k Trail Race
Norris, TN Doug Holder
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 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"
Half Marathon, 10k, and Kids Mile Trail Races - Kids Run 10:30
Andersonville, TN Pete Crowley
Dec 9, 2018
2:00 pm
KTC Event "Leftover Run"
5k Race
Knoxville, TN  
Dec 15, 2018 Rockin Santa Half Marathon and Sunshine Santa 5k
Half Marathon and 5k Races
Knoxville, TN Kevin Mahan
865.988.3906