Knoxville Endurance is proud to offer another exciting grassy Cross Country race venue to the Knoxville area- this time from Victor Ashe Park with dual options of competing in either the 8K or 5K race option. Come and relive your high school career, compare performances against local athletes or race your first ever Cross Country race with this classic 5K race on a full grass course! Having hosted high school meets on the course all season, the course has been groomed and treated to provide a challenging change to the frequent road racing scene. This event will be open to any individuals and teams of 4 who register together, sign up to Spike-up!
Races will be run with teams and individuals together. Teams will be scored based on the top 4 runners of a team competing in the following categories: Male, Female & Co-ed Teams. Lowest Team Score wins (3rd place= 3 points etc.) There is no limit to the number of members a team may hold. ***Team "Captains" must set an initial password during registration, all team members thereafter will be required to use this same password during their registration to join a respective team. There are currently no awards for teams- just bragging rights!
**JACKPOT CASH & AWARDS**
Top 3 over-all winners for each gender will be eligible for Jackpot Cash Awards. The Jackpot is not a set amount but is contingent on the number of entrants. A portion of all entry fees will add into the Jackpot prize. Age group awards will be awarded in 10-year increments. Individual winners are not eligible for Age Group awards, there are currently no awards for teams- just bragging rights!
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 Male AND the top 3 Female runners, An award will also be given to the fastest Master runner (40 and older) of the meet, Award structure will be as follows:
1st place: 1$ per # of entrants
2nd place: $.50 per # of entrants
3rd place: $.25 per # of entrants
Masters Overall Winner: $.25 per # of entrants (Over age 40)
(100 entrants= $100-1st place, $50-2nd place, $25-third place)
Let's see how big the Jackpot can get and who wants it more!
DOUBLE DOWN BONUS:
Care to register and race in both events? A cash prize of $75 will be awarded to the fastest individual (combined 5k & 8K times) for both male and female divisions! Choose the 5K & 8K race option to be registered for both races at a discounted rate ($45).
***Registration ends on 11:59pm 11/20/2021- Late registration will begin after this time for $40 individual events or $50 for the Double Down event.***