March 30, 2014 - Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, 5k, Kids fun run
The 5k (3.1 miles) is a scenic run in downtown Knoxville and on the University of Tennessee Campus. Like all of our races that day, the 5k will start on the Clinch Avenue Bridge and finish on the 50-yard line in Neyland Stadium.
Start time: 7:45 am on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Certification: USATF Certified - #TN08013MS
2013 Course map: (PDF Version)
2013 Course description:
Amenities: All 5k participants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag at the Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, March 29. MANDATORY Packet Pick-up will be held at the Knoxville Convention and Exhibition Center, site of the Health & Fitness Expo. NOTE: There is NO Race Day Packet Pick-up.
The 5k course will feature 1 runner refreshment station with volunteers distributing Powerade and Mountain Valley Spring Water. At the finish line, you will receive a bottle of water. Powerade and other refreshments will be available at the Pilot Flying J Post Race Party in the concourse of Neyland Stadium.
Restrictions: There is no age restriction for 5k participants, but please be considerate of our volunteers and police by trying to complete the course, whether running or walking, in approximately 1 hour.
Timing: This year's 5K will be timed using a chip timing system.
Fittest Company Challenge: If you are with a Knoxville area company and your company is participating in the Fittest Company Challenge, be sure to include your company name on your entry form. That way, your participation will count toward the Fittest Company Challenge - determined by which company's employees complete the most combined miles on race day. Each participant in the 5k earns 3.1 points (1 point per mile run.)
Event Alert System: The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon has an Event Alert System. For more information about the EAS, click here.