Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K Banner Image
Sep. 6th (5K) and 7th (Half), 2019 Townsend, TN US 37882
Escape to the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies" with a gorgeous race through the woods. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful course!
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5K + Half = 3 Medals!

Black Bear Double

$214 $154 09/06 - 09/07 6:30PM EDT - 11:00AM EDT 5K + Half Marathon

Half Marathon

$139 $99 09/07 7:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after March 5, 2019 at 1:59am EST

5K

$55.00 - $60.00
$35.00 - $40.00 09/06 6:30PM EDT
Timed race and "fun run" options available.
Fundraising Commitment

Charity Bibs

$139.00 - $214.00
$0.00 09/06 - 09/07 6:30PM - 7:00AM EDT
Free for those willing to raise funds for the National Park!
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Description

Escape to the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies" with a gorgeous race through the woods.
You couldn't ask for a more beautiful course!

2019 marks the 6th Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon and 5K and is the 8th national park half marathon of the 2019 Vacation Races season. The course runs immediately outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Blount County, TN and features beautiful scenery and sweeping panoramic views. Most pre- and post-race activities will take place in Townsend, TN.

Come join us! Not to achieve your personal best time, but to have the best time of your life.

Race Expo

When: Friday, September 6th, 1pm–6pm (bibs available until 7pm)
Where: Tally Ho Inn (map)

5K and 5K "Fun Run" (not timed)

When: Friday, September 6th, 6:30pm
Where: Tally Ho Inn (map)
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Half Marathon

When: Saturday, September 7th, 7am–11am 
Start Line: Heritage High School (map)
Finish Line: Tally Ho Inn (map)
Course Map, Elevation Profile, & Aid Stations »

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Additional race information can be found at https://vacationraces.com/half-marathons/great-smoky-mountains/.

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