Packet pick-up will be held on Friday (October 28th from 10 to 2) at the VMC offices located on 511 N. Broadway; and on Saturday (October 29th from 10 to 2 ) at Dunkin’ Donuts on Hardin Valley Road. The race will start promptly at 2:30 p.m. Sunday October 30th. The 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will start promptly at 2:40 p.m. The Award ceremony will begin after the race.
The VMC Dunkin’ Donuts 5K Race will be the fun event of the year! Starting at Hardin Valley Elementary School the route will take you down Hardin Valley Road before you turn left on to the campus of Pellissippi State Community College where you will follow Course Monitors and signage to the half-way mark. There you will either make the turn back to Hardin Valley Elementary and cross the FINISH LINE to complete the 5K, or if you are a Donut 5K Competitor, you will stop and eat 24 Dunkin’ Donuts Glazed Munchkins. As soon as you have finished your donuts and checked out with the judges, you will continue back to Hardin Valley Elementary to cross the FINISH LINE.
5K Competitor – runs or walks 5K but does not stop for donut eating. Is eligible for Overall Male and Female or Male and Female Age category 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes.
Donut 5K Competitor – runs or walks 5K but STOPS for donut eating. Is eligible for special cash prize of $ 250.00 1st Place (male and female) and special 2nd and 3rd place prizes for this category (male and female). All winners of the Donut 5K Competitor race will not be eligible for any 5K Competitor prizes.
One Mile Fun Run/Walk – runs or walks a one mile course designed for fun in mind. This race will start at approximately 2:40 p.m. in front of Hardin Valley Elementary School. Participants in this category may join a team to help that team in the largest team competition.
Couch Supporter - For those VMC supporters who can’t be on site the day of the race. This is a great way to show your support for VMC and an easy way to collect pledges and donations to benefit VMC. Participants in this category may join a team to help that team in the largest team competition.