Covered Bridge Run

Sat October 20, 2018 Directions

5k (Certification Code: AL16014JE)

$20 8:00AM CDT - 9:00AM CDT Price increases after September 13, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

10k (6.2 miles)

$25 8:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Price increases after September 13, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

1 Mile "St Jude Hero" Fun Run

$15 9:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Registration ends October 20, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Shirt Only

$10 9:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Registration ends October 10, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
The Gym
Hwy 75
Oneonta, Al 35121

5k (3.1 miles) and 10k  (6.2 miles) beginning and ending in The Gym parking lot. *The 10k has a few challenging hills.

The following Saturday, please plan to come back and visit the Covered Bridge Festival in downtown Oneonta.  Our streets will be lined with vendors selling everything from crafts to hand-made clothes.

Also on the following Saturday,  there will be a pancake breakfast at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church benefitting the Children's Center of Oneonta. There will be food sold at the festival as well.

Before you leave Blount County, be sure to visit our covered bridges, Palasades Park, Rickwood Caverns, or any of our other county treasures. 







Race Contact Info

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5k & 10k Awards:

  • Top Three Overall F&M 
  • First Place Masters F&M 
  • Top Three Age Group, 10 years, FM Combined
Race Sponsors
  • The Gym
  • Blount County Arts Council
  • blountcountyrunners
Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration

The Gym- Saturday, October 20, 6:30-7:30am
Race Day Registration-Saturday, October 20, 6-7:30am

Shirts are not guaranteed after Oct. 10.

5k Race Course: 8:00 Start
  •           Begin in front of Alaco.
    ·         Turn right on to Gilbreath Drive.
    ·         Turn left on to 2nd Ave. West.
    ·         Turn around at the flagpoles/Veteran’s Memorial. (Water Stop; Mile 1)
    ·         Travel back on 2nd Ave. West. Pass the turn for The Gym.
    ·         Go down the hill closest to the hospital.
    ·         Turn left on Industrial Blvd.
    ·         Turn left on Industrial Way.
    ·         Turn right on Industrial Park Road.
    ·         Go just past the Sherriff’s Dept. Turn around at Water Stop #2  (Mile 2.6)
    ·         Go up straight up Industrial Park Road toward hospital. 
    ·         Turn right on to 2nd Ave West.
    ·         Turn left on to Gilbreath Drive.
    ·         Turn in to The Gym parking lot to cross finish line. (Refreshments, Mile 3.1)

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10k Course: 8:00 Start
Tentative Practice Run Schedule

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Covered Bridge Training Run Schedule Coming Soon!


The Gym
Hwy 75
Oneonta, Al 35121


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