Knoxville, TN

Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
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Race 13.1 returns to Knoxville, TN for its second half marathon, 10k and 5k event on May 1, 2016! Orangetheory Fitness Race 13.1 Knoxville will cross city lines as the course will start and finish at Knoxville's Pinnacle at Turkey Creek and feature Farragut's beautiful Turkey Creek and Grigsby Chapel greenways.

While the Knoxville/Farragut area is full of places to see and fun things to do, several items of note include the Knoxville Zoo, the Worlds Fair Park, the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center, the Bijou Theater, and don't forget to make time to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National park, which is located less than an hour away.


Photo courtesty of the Town of Farragut

Race Details

Where is the race?
The race starts and finishes in Knoxville, TN, but the the course will also run through Farragut, TN. The race will start and finish at Pinnacle at Turkey Creek (11251 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN). 

Where can I register?
Click on the 'register' tab above!

Race Day Schedule:
The schedule of events for Race Day, Sunday, May 1, is below:
5:30-6:30am - Race Day packet pick-up and registration (see details below)
7:00am - Half Marathon starts
7:15am - 5k and 10k start

What day is the race, and when does it start? 
The race is on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00am, and the 10k and 5k will start at 7:15am.

How many participants are allowed in each event? 
Half Marathon: 1,500
10k: 750
5k: 750

Will Participants receive any merchandise?

Each racer will receive race this tech t-shirt! We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts. All participants will also receive access to numerous Event Deals. A link to view and claim the Event Deals will be emailed out prior to the race and can be found on the race page. If you choose to register at packet pick-up on race day, we cannot guarantee a race t-shirt. They will be available to race day registrants on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.

Will there be medals for participants?
All half marathon finishers will receive this medal!

Weather/Cancellation Policy
We will do all we can to make sure each of our races is produced as planned, but runner safety is always our top priority. If we have to cancel a race because of weather or circumstances outside our control, refunds will not be issued. 

Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase? 
Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase. 

Is this race a USATF Certified Course?
Yes! Certification numbers will be posted closer to the race.

Is there a time limit?
Yes, all three distances must complete their race by 10:30am.

Will there be awards?
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. All 5k and 10k awards may be picked up at the customer service tent starting at 8:30 am, and half marathon awards can be picked up starting at 9 am. Winners must pick up their awards by 10:30 am; awards will not be mailed out. 

Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+.

Overall Awards- Gift cards provided by Fleet Feet Knoxville

  5k 10k Half Marathon
1st $15 $25 $50

Elite Athletes
An elite athlete may receive one comp entry if he or she meets the standards listed below:

  • Time standards: 1:14:00 for males and 1:28:00 for females.
  • Time standards must be met in the the 12 months preceding the race date.
  • Runners must have proof of their time. Email for details.
  • Race 13.1 reserves the right to adjust time standards at any time.

When is packet pick-up?
Packet pick-up for Race 13.1 Knoxville will be held

Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!

How do I become a volunteer?
We need volunteers to make this event happen! All volunteers will be given a t-shirt! Please click the volunteer tab above for more information.

Will there be live tracking for my athlete?
No, we will not offer live tracking.

Where can I find the results?
Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.

Can I get a refund?
Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may change your race distance, and you may transfer to another race up until 72 hours prior to Race Day. Please note: If you do not change your race distance either online or in person with a Race 13.1 staff member prior to the race start, you will be disqualified from the event.

What food and drinks will be on the course?
The course will have feature plenty of aid stations, and water and sports drink will be served at the aid stations.

Will there be bathrooms on the course?
We will have two Rent-A-Johns at each aid station on the course.

Can I wear headphones?
It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you must listen to volunteers. 

Can someone else run in my place?
No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.

Can I register on race day?
Yes, you will be able to register on race day and at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race!

Are walkers allowed in the race?
Yes, however, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race by 10:30am (any distance).

Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?
No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.