DATE TIME PLACE: Sunday afternoon, March 11, 2018. 2:00 pm. KIDS RACE starts at 1:30 pm. Starts/finishes at Big Ridge State Park on state highway 61 between Norris and Maynardville. (PLEASE NOTE CHANGED DATE)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The eleven mile course delves into long forgotten, mud-slogged crevasses thought to be haunted by haints, demons, banshees, phantoms, and poltergeists. There be hills, including one particularly memorable one on the long course. A shorter but similarly challenging five-mile course will also be offered, and a Kids Trail Mile will preceed the main race at 1:30 pm. Trail series Grand Prix points, however, will only be awarded for the 11-mile race.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 to exit 122, then follow Highway 61 east for approximately 12 miles. Park entrance is on the left. GPS junkies, look for 1015 Big Ridge Park Rd, Maynardville, TN 37807. Latitude, Longitude: 36.243240, -83.930417
REGISTRATION AND FEES (NO REFUNDS AND NO BIB TRANSFERS): 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. Kids $5.00 ($10 with shirt.)
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.
GRAND PRIX POINTS: Full points (i.e., 100, 90, 80, etc.) will be awarded for the 11 Mile race and Half points (i.e., 50, 45, 40, etc.) awarded for the 5 Miler. This is new for 2018.
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 2019 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 threeTreadin’ Trodden Trails events. Point totals accrue in a maximum of eight series events.
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 the aid stations. If you don't own a handheld, consider purchasing one; they're quite useful out on the trail. Otherwise a basic water bottle will be provided and handheld bottleholders will be available for purchase Inexpensively. 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 Bobby Glenn 865.548.7664 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More info 865.548.4718