Event: Black Bear Double
Includes the following events: Half Marathon and 5K
1 Weekend, 2 Races, 3 Medals... Are you up for the challenge?

The Black Bear Double includes the Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon and the Great Smoky Mountains 5K.

With a Black Bear Double registration, you'll earn:
- One race shirt
- ONE special Black Bear Double swag item - during registration, you’ll choose between a hat, pint glass, campers mug, t-shirt, tank top, or beach hoodie and you’ll pick it up at the race expo. Additional items can be purchased at the end of the second race.
- Two finisher medals - one for each race
- One Black Bear Double medal

⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
Price: $240 $180.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $210.00 after February 20, 2023 at 1:59am EST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 18, 2022, 10:00am EST February 20, 2023, 1:59am EST $240 $180.00 Race Fee
February 20, 2023, 2:00am EST May 22, 2023, 1:59am EDT $240 $210.00 Race Fee
May 22, 2023, 2:00am EDT September 6, 2023, 7:00pm EDT $240.00 Race Fee
Event: Half Marathon
The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a stunning race with gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee countryside.

⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
Price: $149 $119.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $139.00 after February 20, 2023 at 1:59am EST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 18, 2022, 10:00am EST February 20, 2023, 1:59am EST $149 $119.00 Race Fee
February 20, 2023, 2:00am EST May 22, 2023, 1:59am EDT $149 $139.00 Race Fee
May 22, 2023, 2:00am EDT September 6, 2023, 7:00pm EDT $149.00 Race Fee
Event: 5K
The 5K course is in Townsend, TN, on the Townsend Historical Trail. The race will finish in front of the Tally Ho Inn.

⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
Price: $55 $45.00 Race Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after February 20, 2023 at 1:59am EST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 18, 2022, 10:00am EST February 20, 2023, 1:59am EST $55 $45.00 Race Fee
February 20, 2023, 2:00am EST May 22, 2023, 1:59am EDT $55 $50.00 Race Fee
May 22, 2023, 2:00am EDT September 6, 2023, 7:00pm EDT $55.00 Race Fee
Event: Black Bear Double Charity Bib
Includes the following events: Half Marathon and 5K
Accomplish more with a charity bib for this event! Engage your friends and family to raise a minimum of $1,250 in support of a nonprofit of your choice and your registration fee is waived.

New this year, YOU choose whether the funds you raise go to support one of the Wander Project community partners or an organization that matters to you when you sign up for a charity bib.

Please understand that by signing up for a charity bib, you are making a serious commitment to raise the amount you agreed to. If you are not able to meet the minimum fundraising amount by the week of the race, you will be required to pay the difference. All donations are final.
Registration Limit: 50 spots left.
Price: $0.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends September 6, 2023 at 1:00pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 18, 2022, 10:00am EST September 6, 2023, 1:00pm EDT $0.00 Race Fee

Fundraiser Entries

The race fee is waived if you set up a fundraiser with a minimum of $1,250 donations.

Event: Half Marathon Charity Bib
Includes the following events: Half Marathon
Accomplish more with a charity bib for this event! Engage your friends and family to raise a minimum of $1,000 in support of a nonprofit of your choice and your registration fee is waived.

New this year, YOU choose whether the funds you raise go to support one of the Wander Project community partners or an organization that matters to you when you sign up for a charity bib.

Please understand that by signing up for a charity bib, you are making a serious commitment to raise the amount you agreed to. If you are not able to meet the minimum fundraising amount by the week of the race, you will be required to pay the difference. All donations are final.
Registration Limit: 49 spots left.
Price: $0.00 Race Fee
Registration: Registration ends September 6, 2023 at 1:00pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
November 18, 2022, 10:00am EST September 6, 2023, 1:00pm EDT $0.00 Race Fee

Fundraiser Entries

The race fee is waived if you set up a fundraiser with a minimum of $1,000 donations.

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