This race will cap at 50 participants total for the half marathon and Full Marathon with the following cut-off times:
Full Marathon: <4:00
Half Marathon: <1:55
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 7 & Mile 20). 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. 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 with less than 400ft total Elevation gain. 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 through to see if exceptions are possible.