The Glow Trot

Mon April 26 - Sat May 8 Maryville, TN 37801 US Directions
Place
William Blount High School
219 County Farm Rd
Maryville, TN US 37801
Description

For six years, hundreds of runners and walkers have brightened up Blount County with the annual Glow Trot 5K. Now is your chance to light up the night again in 2021 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 https://isaiah117house.com/ Come show your support!                                                                

So much fun to be had with our local DJ, food trucks, firetruck viewing, dancing, glow tunnels, glow sticks, awards, blacklight photobooth and more! Can't wait!!

For more information email us at bdzioba@gmail.com or visit our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 

STUFF YOU GET

In Person 1 Mile Run/Walk

Race Shirt (Register by April 25th to be guaranteed a shirt)
Race Bib (No time chip)
Glow Sticks 
Disposable Mask
Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet
Post Run Refreshments
Medal

In Person 5K

Race Shirt (Register by April 25th to be guaranteed a shirt)
Race Bib (Time chip attached)
Glow Sticks 
Disposable Mask
Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet
Post Run Refreshments
Medal

Virtual 5K- In Person Packet Pickup 

Race Shirt (Deadline to register is April 25th)
Medal 

Items will be received during packet pick-up from Vineyard Church on May 7th or William Blount High School on May 8th

Once you receive your gear, you can run anytime anywhere at your leisure. We ask, once you complete your 5K challenge, to post a picture with your gear on Facebook using the hashtag #TheGlowTrot . We love to see your smiling faces!!

Virtual 5K- Packet Mailed Within the US 

Race Shirt (Deadline to register is May 8th)
Medal 

Items will be shipped approximately a week from May 8th

Once you receive your gear, you can run anytime anywhere at your leisure. We ask, once you complete your 5K challenge, to post a picture with your gear on Facebook using the hashtag #TheGlowTrot . We love to see your smiling faces!!

PACKET PICK-UP

Friday, May 7th, 2021 4:00pm – 7:00pm @ Vineyard Church   ***Registration packets also available race day starting @ 7:30pm at William Blount High School.*** 

AWARDS

  • 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

Awards will be mailed to winners and will be announced on social media

PRICING

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 April 26th
 
Virtual 
 
In Person Packet Pickup- $30 (Deadline to Register is April 24th)
Packet Mailed within the US- $30 Plus $5 Shipping (Deadline to Register is May 8th)
 

TIMING

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 @ 8:30PM followed by 5K @ 9PM

GUARANTEE YOUR SHIRT

Register by April 25th to guarantee your shirt!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Deadline to become a sponsor is Friday, April 16th. More details can be found on our Sponsorship Brochure posted on The Glow Trot Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 

COURSE MAP

A link to the course map can be found on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 

  • 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

* Medals will be given in the race packet instead of the finish line on race day
* Packet pickup, May 7th @ 4pm-7pm, will be setup outside Vineyard Church for drive through pickup
* Volunteers will be given masks to be worn on race day during event time 7:30pm-10pm. Gloves will also be worn while handling water station & post refreshments
* There will be a temperature check for all volunteers
*Registrants will be given a disposable mask in their race packet to be worn on race day leading up to start time. There will be some exceptions to wearing a mask while eating and during walk/run
* 5K registrants will be capped if needed
* Staggered start time will be provided for 5K registrants. There will be a 2-3 minute start time between groups. An announcement will be given on race day to determine lineup based on estimated finish times
*There will be at least 3 police vehicles setup along the course on County Farm Rd. and William Blount Dr.
* Registrants will be required to hand sanitize upon selecting post refreshment items
* There will be no award ceremony. Instead, Most Glowed Out award and Overall Male/Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd Placement award will be mailed and announced on our Facebook and Runsignup page

LETS GLOW!!

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