5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
1st Event of the 2020 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running. 2nd Event - Scholars Run, August 8. 3rd Event - Reindeer Run, December 6. Those participating in ALL THREE events will be eligible for Triple Crown cash awards, door prizes, and a special memento. If you are unable to participate in ALL THREE events, you still have a chance at winning the great Triple Crown door prizes worth a minimum of $50 each if you participate in the Reindeer Run and at least one of the other two Triple Crown events. You are eligible whether you participate in the 5K Run or the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.
The Spring Sprint will be staged Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. - Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa, TN 37701
A portion of the race proceeds goes to Blount County's Special Olympics program!
CHECK-IN: 7:15 - 8:00 a.m. the day of the race.
The Course: The 5K course starts and ends at Springbrook Rec. Center. The route goes along Alcoa Rd. to Mill St. to Faraday, right on Springbrook Rd., left on E. Edison, left on Wright, left on Vose, then continues on Faraday, Lodge and back to Alcoa Rd. to the finish line. The course is rolling and winds through a quiet neighborhood. Course/Finish line closes one hour from start time.
RACE TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 5K Run
9:15 a.m. – 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Pre Race Package Pickup and Registration: Thursday, April 2nd 6 to 8 pm Dick's Sporting Goods in Hamilton Crossing 221 Hamilton Crossing Drive Alcoa, TN 37701
T-SHIRTS: All runners will receive a quality, cotton/poly blend T-shirt. Shirts will be available on the day of the race for day-of-race entries as long as supplies last. Those who do not get their packets on race day may pick them up at the Parks & Rec. office approximately up to 2 weeks after the race.
AWARDS/PRIZES: An awards ceremony will be held on site immediately following the race at approximately 9:40 a.m. after the Fun Walk participants are finished. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. All Fun Run/Walk participants will receive a ribbon. Race participants will be eligible for nice door prize drawings immediately following the 5K race. AGE DIVISIONS: Male: 8 and under, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over Female: 8 and under, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over Overall: Male and Female Masters: Male and Female (40 and older)
GENERAL INFORMATION: No baby strollers, bicycles, roller blades or dogs are allowed to be used by any participant during the race. The use of headsets is not recommended due to traffic on race route.
Refreshments: post race refreshments will be served immediately following the race for all registered participants
For more information regarding this race or the Triple Crown of Running, please contact the Parks & Rec. office at (865) 983-9244.