Oak Ridge to Boston Qualifier

22 N. Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37831

Running > Half Marathon, Marathon

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Event Description

This race will cap at 50 total participants, first entered first allowed.

This September race offering is primarily being offered 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).  The first 30-minutes will be lit by street light but will be dark- please prepare to wear bright clothing/ strobe light for safety until the sun rises later during the race.

Water/ Aid stops on the course can be found at Miles 5 & 10 out bound, Miles 16 & 21 For Marathon.  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 600ft total Elevation gain.  A half-way split time will be provided.  

Half Marathon

Course is a Point-to-Point on a Highway with Bike Lane/ Shoulder with less than 400ft total Elevation gain. Race organizers will provide transportation shuttle from Finish back to start area to participants who note during registration that they would need transportation. 

Course can be found here (Half only), Marathon repeats same route back to start:


*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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