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New Balance Fun on the Farm 5k
Sat, Sep 15, 2018
New Balance Fun at the Farm 5k
Kids' Obstacle Course Run
Additional Meal Tickets
About This Activity
New Balance Fun at the Farm 5k!
Presented by our friends at Oakes Farm
Same great event as last year: BBQ, Beer & a band, just a little later in the year, September instead of June! This year we will run around the farm on September 15th. Hopefully it will be cooler. We plan on starting with the Kid's Obstacle Course at 4:30p, then the 5k run starting at 5:00pm. Come ready to run and eat.
By popular demand we will be doing the "barefoot adult running" of the obstacle course afterwards, which may be the most entertaining part of the evening.
Come out to Oakes Farm in North Knox County to partake in good cross country run and BBQ dinner. Participants will eat free with their bibs. Parents, family and friends please make sure to purchase a meal ticket at checkout.
Date, Time, & Place: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m with the Kids Obstacle Run and the 5k starting at 5:00 pm. The picnic will begin at 6:30 PM and last until 8:00 PM. The race start/finish at Oakes Farm in Corryton, TN.
All runners will receive a free pass to come back to the farm anytime in the 2018 season (September 22-October 28, visit OAKES FARM for days and times
Directions: From Knoxville, take I-640 East to the Washington Pike Exit. Turn left under the interstate and then right at Target (staying on Washington Pike). Follow Washington Pike 10 miles to Corryton Rd. Turn left on Corryton Rd. Go 2.3 miles to Oakes Farm on the right (8240 Corryton Rd., Corryton, TN 37721).
Course Description and Highlights: A beautiful and challenging cross country course all on the 130 acre Oakes Farm in Corryton, TN with views of House Mountain and Clinch Mountain. The course is all off road. The kids obstacle course will utilize Oakes Farm activity areas and is sure to be a blast!
Registration & Entry Fee (NO REFUNDS AND NO BIB TRANSFERS): Please note that only one coupon per person may be used when registering for KTC events. One coupon may be used in addition to KTC Member discount and/or Team Member discount. Any coupons must be entered at checkout. Registration is capped at 500 entries. Race day registration available only if 500 entry cap has not been reached.
T-shirts: 1st quality short sleeved shirt. This event does not have a no t-shirt option.
Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall (male,female) 1st- Master (male,female) 1st-Grandmaster (male, female) 1st- Senior Grandmaster (male,female) 1st- Clydesdale, Athena 1st, 2nd, 3rd age group (male, female) 10 yr increments.
Masters (As defined by fastest person age 40 and above, not limited to 40-49)
Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 50 and above, not limited to 50-59)
Senior Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 60 and above, not limited to 60-69) male and female.
Grand Prix Series Sponsored by Threds Points Eligibility: 2018 Grand Prix Points awarded at this race. Remember, to participate in the 2018 Grand Prix Series Sponsored by Threds, runners must be a KTC Member and MUST volunteer at least 3 times at KTC Grand Prix events to qualify.
Results: Complete results will be available on the KTC Website at www.ktc.org or on the KTC App that can be downloaded via iOs or Google Play.
Race Etiquette: Due to insurance regulations and course terrain, roller blades, strollers, bicycles, and dogs are not allowed on the course. Headphones are strongly discouraged.
Information or Special Assistance: Contact Race Director Ray Wilson (865-789-1594 or email@example.com) or KTC Operations Manager Joni Edwards (888-217-5635 opt. 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
KTC Safety Policy: KTC’s mission is to encourage lifelong physical well-being through running and walking. That is accomplished through a variety of events and programming. The Knoxville Track Club puts the safety of its participants, spectators, staff and volunteers first. Dangerous weather conditions pose a unique challenge to an event of any size, distance or location. Therefore, KTC has adopted the following Inclement Weather Policy: Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event, with special attention placed on the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds, extreme temperatures and humidity. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these conditions on Knoxville Track Club’s website (www.ktc.org), as well as through other available means of communication such as e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and public address announcements. The Executive Director and Race Director in consultation, when available, with law enforcement, fire/EMS, other medical officers and other officials, will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: Altering the start time, altering the course, or in extreme situations cancellation of the event. Visible lightning occurring within 30 minutes of the scheduled start will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 30 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 30-minute increments up to a maximum of 3 delays. Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race or modify the course due to inclement weather. As stated on registration and race pages, there are no refunds or transfers. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so by the race personnel, medical staff, fire/paramedics or police.