Norris Dam Challenge 12k

Sat January 12, 2019 Norris, TN US 37769 Directions
127 Village Green Circle
Norris, TN US 37769


This race is part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour which is in it’s 38th year running. This is a 12k race in and around Norris Dam State Park, Norris, TN. The 12k race starts and finishes at the Park Headquarters of Norris Dam State Park, Norris, TN. This is a challenging course, a hill runner’s delight! It is a great lead-in to the many upcoming winter road races in the region. Hope to see you January 12th, 2019.

A discounted early registration will be through Jan 4th.

A long sleeve park series race T-Shirts can be ordered until Jan 4th as well for an additional $12.  Availability of race shirts on race day will be very limited.

Registration Price

  • Early Registration with No T-Shirt (through Jan 4th)  -  $10
  • Early Registration WITH T-Shirt (through Jan 4th)  -  $22
  • Late Registration with No T-Shirt (after Jan 4th)  -  $15

Course Description

Start and finish at Park Headquarters of Norris Dam State Park, Norris. Starting downhill with the first steep uphill at half a mile. Then a 300 feet elevation drop to crossing the dam followed by 150 feet uphill to the camping area of Norris Park. Circling the park then back the same way. Considered the most challenging course of all the Running Tour. It is a hill runner’s delight.

Friendly Chili Competition

Bring a Crock Pot of Chili for our famous and friendly chili cooking competition after the race to warm your bones.   The more chili the merrier!  Power outlets will be available.  

Registration / Post Race Location

The registration will still be in the same general area but  in a room farther down, behind the Park Office, near the pool entrance.

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