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This race will cap at 50 total participants, first entered first allowed.
This race is primarily targeted to those who are seeking a Boston Marathon Qualifying time or Half Marathon performance indicator on a course where qualifications are consistently met.
PLEASE DO NOT JOIN THIS RACE IF YOU DO NOT ANTICIPATE BEING ABLE TO RUN YOUR AGE GROUP TIME STANDARD.
Please see link below to note what your specific time goals are: https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/qualify.
Cut-off times for events will be <2:00 Half Marathon and <4:00 for Full Marathon.
This race will be low key and no frills- No Shirts, No Awards, No Amenities. Runners will be expected to compete among light traffic as the turnpike outside lane will not be closed off, be prepared to share the road with other forms of traffic (no headphones allowed). In the early miles of the race the course will be lit by street lights but will be dark- please prepare to wear bright clothing/ strobe light for safety until the sun rises later during the race (around mile 4). Restrooms will be available only at local service station near start line. Water/ Aid will be available on the course (Mile 5 & Mile 10 out bound/ Mile 16 & 21 Returning). Participants should expect to bring any form of support (food, assistance, etc) they may need during competition. Both courses will be CERTIFIED for Age group, National, Regional or Qualifying standards. The Marathon has been confirmed as a USATF Certified course: certifying code TN21010MS.
Course is an Out-and-Back on the Oak Ridge Turnpike with Bike Lane/ Shoulder with less than 500ft total Elevation gain. A half-way split time will be provided. Race starts at given location and heads West Towards Kingston and returns back East. There is a slight net down hill on the return route heading to finish.
Course is a Point-to-Point on Oak Ridge Highway with Bike Lane/ Shoulder; Course Boasts less than 200ft elevation. Race organizers will provide transportation shuttles from Finish back to start area Please specify Y/ N for transportation from finish line to start during registration.
*Some exceptions are possible for those who want to enter after the cap has been met, please email race directors to see if exceptions are possible.
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Course is an out and back for Marathon and a one way route for Half Marathon race.
Course will begin on N. Jefferson Circle in Oak ridge and will turn Right onto Jefferson Avenue and then another right onto the Oakridge Turnpike and will remain on the turnpike for the remainder of the race. Marathon race will retrace the route on the same side of the Turnpike and will turn back onto Jefferson Ave and again onto N. Jefferson Circle to Finish/ Start line.
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