Register for all three events before the Spring Sprint race and receive a $5 discount off the entry fee for each event. Best discount ends on 4/3/23, but other discounts available through 4/15/23.
This series consists of the Spring Sprint (Sat, April 15, 2023), the Scholars Run (Sat, July 29, 2023), and the Reindeer Run (Sun, December 3, 2023). To be eligible for the Triple Crown cash awards and a special memento, participants must compete in all three races. To be eligible to win door prizes valued at a minimum of $50, participation in two races is required. Both runners and walkers at each event are eligible for great door prizes.
The Spring Sprint will be staged Saturday, April 15, 2023. - MOVED this year back to original location - Springbrook Recreation Center - 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa, TN 37701
CHECK-IN: 7:15 - 8:00 AM the day of race. Packet pick up on the Thursday before the event, 5 - 7 pm at Dick's Sporting Goods in Alcoa.
THE COURSE: 5k and 1-Mile course includes area streets. Visit https://www.parksrec.com/special-events/triple-crown-running for info on the course.
RACE TIME: 8:30 a.m. 5K / 9:00 a.m. 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
The Scholars Run will be staged Saturday, July 29, 2023 - Cooper Athletic Building on the Maryville College Campus
CHECK-IN: 6:45-7:30 a.m. the day of race. Packet pick up on the Thursday before the event, 5 - 7 pm at Dick's Sporting Goods in Alcoa.
THE COURSE: 5K Course includes area city streets. The 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run is situated entirely on the Maryville College campus. Visit https://www.parksrec.com/special-events/triple-crown-running for info on the course.
RACE TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 5K Run / 8:45 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
The Reindeer Run will be staged Sunday, December 3, 2023 - Race starts in front of Altar’d State Corp. Office, 150 W. Church Ave, Maryville, TN
CHECK-IN:12:30 - 1:30 p.m. the day of the race at the Maryville Greenbelt Amphitheater, 325 Court Street, Maryville, TN in Jack Greene Park
THE COURSE: Course is on Maryville City and Alcoa City streets starting and ending on Church Street. Visit https://www.parksrec.com/special-events/triple-crown-running for information on the course.
Race Time: 2 p.m. 5K Run / 2:45 p.m. 1 Mile Fun/Run/Walk
Awards: Prizes will be presented to two youth and two adults with the best Christmas costume. There will also be an awards ceremony, door prize drawings and grand prize drawing for the Triple Crown of Running held on site immediately following all Reindeer Run activities at the Maryville Greenbelt Amphitheater in Jack Green Park.
All Events Will Utilize the Following Guidelines:
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)
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 and Rec. office up to 2 weeks after the race.
AWARDS/PRIZES: An awards ceremony will be held on site immediately following the race. 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.
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, visit www.parksrec.com or please contact the Parks & Rec office at (865) 983-9244.