The Glow Trot

Sat March 25, 2023 Maryville, TN 37801 US Directions


William Blount High School
219 County Farm Rd
Maryville, TN US 37801


For NINE years, hundreds of runners and walkers have brightened up Blount County with the annual Glow Trot 1M/5K. Now is your chance to light up the night again in 2023 for an awesome cause! All the proceeds from this race will go towards Isaiah 117 House of Blount County. To learn more about this charity, visit Come show your support!                                                                

So much fun to be had with our local DJ, food trucks, bounce houses, face painting, glow tunnels, glow sticks, awards, photo blacklight backdrop and more! Can't wait!!

For more information email us at or visit our Facebook Page 


In Person 1 Mile Run/Walk

Race Shirt (Register by March 12th to be guaranteed a shirt)
Finisher Medal 
Race Bib (No time chip)
Glow Sticks 
Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet
Post Run Refreshments

In Person 5K

Race Shirt (Register by March 12th to be guaranteed a shirt)
Finisher Medal
Race Bib (Time chip attached)
Glow Sticks 
Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet
Post Run Refreshments

Virtual 5K- In Person Packet Pickup 

Race Shirt (Deadline to register is March 12th)

Race packets can be picked up from Vineyard Church Friday, March 24th 4pm-6pm or William Blount High School on Saturday, March 25th 7pm- 8:30pm

Virtual 5K- Packet Mailed Within the US 

Race Shirt (Deadline to register is March 25th)

Items will be shipped approximately a week from March 25th


Friday, March 24th Vineyard Church 4pm-6pm   ***Registration packets also available race day starting @ 7pm-8:30pm at William Blount High School.*** 


  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male/Female
    • 1st Overall Male/Female Prize- TBD
    • 2nd Overall Male/Female Prize- TBD
    • 3rd Overall Male/Female Prize- TBD
  • Most Glowed Out Registrant- TBD
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Placement Medals in each age group below: 
    • 12 and Under
    • 13-17
    • 18-25
    • 26-30
    • 31-35
    • 36-40
    • 41-50
    • 51-60
    • 61 and Up

Awards will be given out on race day!


In Person

12 Years and Under- $15 
13-17 Years Old- $20
18 Years and Older- $30
Prices for in person will increase by $5 on March 13th 
In Person Packet Pickup- $30 (Deadline to Register is March 12th)
Packet Mailed within the US- $30 Plus $5 Shipping (Deadline to Register is March 25th)


Race Day Events will manage the timing for on site 5K registrants only. Each 5K registrant will receive a chip attached to their bib for timing accuracy.

On site 1M will begin @ 8PM followed by 5K @ 8:30PM


Register by March 12th to guarantee your shirt!


Deadline to become a sponsor is Wednesday, March 8th. More details can be found on our Sponsorship Brochure posted on The Glow Trot Facebook page 


 A picture of our course map can be found on our Facebook Page or in the photos section of our Runisignup page   Course Maps

  • 1 Mile Walk/Run: Is 1 loop of the 5K course. 
  • 5K Course: The run will start near the football stadium and will proceed to County Farm Rd. You follow County Farm Rd to William Blount Dr and then enter the 9th Grade Academy. You make a loop around the Academy and then take a right onto Stadium Drive. You will then run back close to the start/finish line and run a second loop of the same route. After the second loop you will take a right through the parking lot to the far end and make a loop to the left. For the finish you will enter the track area, run three quarters length, exit and the start/finish line will be shortly after.

Safety Plan

* Packet pickup will be setup outside Vineyard Church for drive through pickup.                                

 *Solar spot lights will be placed at the speed bumps around the 9th Grade Academy for visibility                                   

* There will be at least 3 police vehicles setup along the course on County Farm Rd. and William Blount Dr.                               


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

The Glow Trot 5k



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