DATE TIME PLACE: Sunday morning, April 9, 2017. 9:00 am. Starts/finishes on the TVA East Lakeshore Trail System at the west end of Glendale Community Road,, Greenback, TN 37742.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: The sixteen mile out and back course will start and finish at Glendale. It will run north using the Davis Ferry, Baker Hollow and Canal trails. The shorter course option will also start on the Davis Ferry Trail and turn around at Baker Hollow, traversing just over 10k. Both courses with be satisfyingly hilly.
DIRECTIONS: From Knoxville head south on 129 (Alcoa Highway) toward the airport. At the split after the airport, stay right on 129. Turn right onto 321 (Lamar Alexander Parkway) for 12.7 miles, then turn left onto TN95 South for ¾ mile. Turn right onto Glendale Community Road for about a mile and a half, where you will reach the staging area. Latitude 35.727841 N, Longitude -84.231491 W
REGISTRATION AND FEES: Fee: $15.00 for pre-registration and online registration. $10.00 for students 14 and younger. KTC volunteer coupons accepted. Online registration available at www.ktc.org. NOTE: Day of Race registration $20.00.
T-SHIRTS: Special limited edition T-shirts will be printed for the series. This is the same shirt as at all other Treadin’ Trodden Trails races; one shirt per runner PER SEASON please. Taking multiple shirts minimizes monies we are able to donate to trail friendly causes.
RACE NUMBER PICKUP: Numbers will not be mailed. Pick up number at race site 30-90 minutes before the start.
AWARDS AND REWARDS: Awards will vary from race to race, but each race offers the eminent satisfaction of completing a challenging run, testing oneself against the elements and participating in a delightful romp among the woods, waters, hillsides, and fields of East Tennessee.
SPECIAL SERIES AWARDS: Points will be awarded for overall finish (and volunteerism) at each of the TTT Series races. Top point earners at the end of the series (five each male / female and < 40 / 40+) will receive TTT Series awards. Overall top male and female and top male and female masters qualify for free entry to the entire 2018 Treadin' Trodden Trails racing season. In order to qualify for a series award, an individual must be a current KTC member and volunteer at a minimum of three Treadin’ Trodden Trails events. Point totals accrue in a maximum of eight series events. Details on KTC website.
RESULTS: Results will be available on the Knoxville Track Club website: www.ktc.org
COURSE ETIQUETTE: We reserve the right to disqualify anyone who exhibits unsportsmanlike conduct or is abusive to volunteers. Due to insurance regulations, no headsets, earphones, bicycles, baby strollers, roller blades or pets on the course.
SAFETY: Aid and water stations will be provided, but in an effort to be greener, we require all runners to carry their own water, i.e., no cups at aid stations. If you don't own a handheld, consider purchasing one. Otherwise a basic water bottle will be provided. We also strongly recommend that anyone sensitive to insect stings or bites carry their own medication. Finally, we urge that everyone do some pre-race training offroad, as there is no substitute for experience. We want you to have a good time.
INFO FOR RUNNING OR VOLUNTEERING: Contact race director Kathy Smith 865.806.5999 (firstname.lastname@example.org). More info 865.548.4718