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Date, Time, & Place: November 2, 2019. Exact Start times Half Marathon & relay 7:00am, 5K will start at 7:10 am. The time limit for the half marathon course is 3 hours, 30 minutes. Please note that due to terrain and location, this is not a walker-friendly course.
Certified Course Info: more info coming soon
Registration & Entry Fees (NO REFUNDS AND NO BIB TRANSFERS - NO EXCEPTIONS): Please note that volunteer and membership coupons are not allowed for this event! The decision to eliminate coupon use at the Pigeon Forge Half Marathon and 5K was discussed and approved by the KTC Board of Directors. The Pigeon Forge Half Marathon and 5K are KTC's premier fall event and eliminating coupons will help cover event costs including athlete amenities. KTC Members still receive a $5 discount and teams of 4 or more will receive a $5 discount by signing up as a group. Additionally, anyone choosing no shirt will receive a $5 discount. We appreciate your support of this decision as KTC Staff and Organizers want to continue this event in the future. Questions? Please contact KTC Executive Director David Black at email@example.com.
Reminder that the races will be on Nov. 2, starting at 7am at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Half Marathon starts at 7:00. The 5K will start at 7:10
You will have 3 opportunities to pick up your bib. We highly recommend that you take advantage of one of the early packet pickups to avoid long lines on race morning.
1. Wednesday, October 30th, 5:30p-7:30p New Balance of Knoxville, 8027 Kingston Pk, Knoxville
2. Friday, November 1st, 5:30p-7:30p Margaritaville Island Hotel Compass Rose Room (this room is not accessible through the hotel, it is located down Market Street in the Island, between Southern Charm and St. Elsewhere Spa) 131 The Island Drive, Pigeon Forge
3. Saturday, November 2nd, 5:30a-6:45a, Maragritaville Island Hotel Compass Rose Room
Margaritaville Island Hotel is offering runners a room rate of $229/night. Call hotel directly 865-774-2300 and mention the Knoxville Track Club. Rooms will be River or Village View Double Queens.
Please note: There is NO late registration for RELAY teams. Organizers will offer race day packet pick-up for relay but there will be no relay-registration available. No exceptions. There is late registration for Half, 5K and Kid's mile.
Half Marathon Shirts: Sweatshirt (with hood)
5K Shirts: Long Sleeve T-Shirt (no hood)
Relay Shirts: Sweatshirt (with hood)
Team Competition: Only the Half Marathon is on Grand Prix Team Competition schedule.
Awards: Awards for both the Half Marathon and the 5k will be presented to the top 3 Overall male/female, top Masters (As defined by fastest person age 40 and above, not limited to 40-49) Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 50 and above, not limited to 50-59), Senior Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 60 and above, not limited to 60-69) male and female. Awards to the top 3 in each age group as well as Overall Clydesdale (men over 200 lbs.) and Overall Athena (Women over 150 lbs.) Age division awards for both the Half Marathon and 5k are 3 deep in 5 year increments (no runners under 15 in the half marathon). Overall winners not eligible for age division awards. Awards must be picked up during the awards ceremony, they will not be mailed. Awards are based on gun time and not chip time per USATF regulations. Half Marathon and 5K Finishers will receive a commemorative finisher's medal.
5K Awards - 8:30 AM
Half Marathon and Relay Awards - 9:45 AM
*Awards ceremony times subject to change.
Grand Prix Presented by Threds Points: 2019 Grand Prix Presented by Threds Points awarded. Remember, to be eligible for Grand Prix awards, you must be a member of the KTC and you must volunteer for at least 3 events.
Information and Special Assistance Needs: For much more information, please contact KTC Events Manager Stephanie Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Packet Pickups: There will be one in Knoxville and one in Pigeon Forge, more details to come later.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Join the growing list of sponsors now and receive exposure for your business for the maximum amount of time. Great packages starting at only $250. For more information contact KTC Executive Director, David Black at email@example.com or at 865-556-5832.
KTC Safety Policy: KTC’s mission is to encourage lifelong physical well-being through running and walking. That is accomplished through a variety of events and programming.
The Knoxville Track Club puts the safety of its participants, spectators, staff and volunteers first. Dangerous weather conditions pose a unique challenge to an event of any size, distance or location.
Therefore, KTC has adopted the following Inclement Weather Policy:
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event, with special attention placed on the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds, extreme temperatures and humidity. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these conditions on Knoxville Track Club’s website (www.ktc.org), as well as through other available means of communication such as e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and public address announcements.
The Executive Director and Race Director in consultation, when available, with law enforcement, fire/EMS, other medical officers and other officials, will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: Altering the start time, altering the course, or in extreme situations cancellation of the event. Visible lightning occurring within 30 minutes of the scheduled start will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 30 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 30-minute increments up to a maximum of 3 delays.
Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race or modify the course due to inclement weather. As stated on registration and race pages, there are no refunds or transfers. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so by the race personnel, medical staff, fire/paramedics or police personnel.
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Course Descriptions: The course closes in 3 Hrs 30 minutes.
Aid/water stations: 2019 Aid Station locations TBD.
Race Etiquette: Due to insurance regulations, roller blades, strollers, bicycles, and dogs are not allowed on the course.
Results: Complete results will be available on the KTC Website at www.ktc.org or by searching for Knoxville Track Club's free app in iTunes or Google Play.
Questions? Contact KTC Events Manager, Stephanie Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org or KTC Executive Director, David Black at email@example.com
Sponsorship Opportunities Great packages starting at only $250. They all include two or more free entries. Get on board now and receive recognition for several months! For more information: contact David Black at 865-556-5832.
The Knoxville Track Club is a 501C3 organization serving the East Tennessee region. Our mission is to encourage lifelong physical well-being through running and walking.
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