Strawberry Plains Half Marathon and 10K Presented by Eddie's Health Shoppe

1 Mile, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Feb 6, 2016


Strawberry Plains, TN

About This Activity

2016 Strawberry Plains Half Marathon and 10K Presented by Eddie's Health Shoppe

Date, Time, & Place: Saturday February 6, 2016 at 9 am. Event starts and finishes at Rush Strong School in Strawberry Plains. Directions: From Knoxville take I-40 East and exit on the east side of town at Exit 394 (Asheville Hwy). Turn left and head east for 6 miles. Bear Left on Hwy 11E. Go 3.25 miles and turn left on Old Andrew Johnson Hwy. (Eastview Memorial Gardens on your right). Go 0.8 miles to the school. Address is 3081 West Old Andrew Johnson Highway, Strawberry Plains, TN  37871.

Course Description and Highlights: USATF certified. A scenic and rolling course that meanders through the Holston River Valley with views of Clinch and House Mountain. The 10K course is a mostly flat, out and back course. Course is open to traffic and headphones are prohibited. The Half Marathon is not a walker friendly course. Course will close after 3 hours. No exceptions.

Registration & Entry Fee (NO REFUNDS AND NO TRANSFERS): Early registration fee through January 17. Cost is $35 for the Half Marathon and $25 for the 10K. The fee from January 18 - 31 is $40 for the Half Marathon and $30 for the 10K. Late (2/3) and Race Day registration fee is $50 for the Half Marathon and $40 for the 10K. Optional bib/t-shirt pick-up on Wednesday, February 3, from 5 to 7:30 pm at Academy Sports + Outdoors in West Knoxville. Race day registration and packet pick-up is from 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. at Rush Strong Elementary School. Vouchers and coupons not eligible for use during late or race day registration including the optional registration and pick-up at Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Group/Team Discounts: Save $5 per registrant if you are running with a group or team of 4 or more. Please email for more information.

T-shirts: Long-sleeved technical shirts. Pre-registered runners will receive shirts at packet pick-up or on race day. Late registrants will receive shirts as supplies last or at a later date.                 

Awards: Awards for both the Half Marathon and the 10K will be presented to the top 3 overall Male and Female. Awards to top Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+) and Senior Grand Masters (60+) Male and Female. Awards to top Clydesdale (200 Lbs +) and Athena (150 Lbs +). Age division awards are 3 deep in 5 year increments (no runners under 15 in the half marathon). Half Marathon Finishers will receive a commemorative finisher's medal. Awards are based on gun time and not chip time per USATF regulations.                

Team Competition: Details for the 2016 Team Competition coming soon.                 

Grand Prix Points: 2016 Grand Prix Presented by Threds points awarded for the Half Marathon only. Remember, to be eligible for Grand Prix awards, participants must be a member of the KTC and must volunteer for at least 3 events.              

Refreshments: Hearty refreshments will be available for runners-only in the cafeteria after the race. Bib must be presented to receive food.              

Race Etiquette: Due to insurance regulations, roller blades, strollers, bicycles, and dogs are not allowed on the course. Because the course is open to traffic, headphones are prohibited. Participants caught wearing headphones will be disqualifed and removed from the results. The course closes in 3 hours, 15 minutes.          

Information: Contact Co-Race Directors Ken and Shirley Sirois at or Co-Race Directors Alicia and Mike Teubert at For information on KTC events, please contact Event Manager David Black at

Results: Complete results will be available on the KTC Website at 

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