Cick here for the 2015 TN Valley Athlete Guide!
Where is the race?
The race is in Cleveland, TN and will start and finish at Bradley Square Mall (200 Paul Huff Parkway, Cleveland, TN).
Where can I register?
Click on the 'register' tab above!
Race Day Schedule:
The schedule of events for Race Day, Saturday, May 2, 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
9:15am - 5k and 10k awards will be announced (see details below)
10:00am - Half Marathon awards will be announced (see details below)
10:30am - Giveaway drawing (see details below)
What day is the race, and when does it start?
The race is on Saturday, May 2, 2015. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00 am. The 5k and 10k will start at 7:15 am.
How many participants are allowed in each event?
Half Marathon: 1,500
What is the cost to register?
|| Race 13.1
|through December 1, 2014
|December 2, 2014 - February 9, 2015
|February 10 - March 30
|March 31 - Race Day
Will participants receive any merchandise?
Each racer will receive race 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?
Half marathon finishers will receive this medal!
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 there a time limit?
Yes, 3.5 hours for each distance.
Is there prize money or awards?
Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Awards for the 5k and 10k will be given at 9:15am, and half marathon awards will be presented at 10:00am. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out.
Overall winners will receive a medal and Finish Line giftcard in the amount listed below, and age group winners will receive a medal. Age groups are as follows: 19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.
Overall Awards - Gift Cards provided by Finish Line
|| Race 13.1
When is packet pick-up?
Packet pick-up for Race 13.1 TN Valley will be held:
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 email@example.com for details.
- Race 13.1 reserves the right to adjust time standards at any time.
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.
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!
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.
What food and drinks will be on the course?
The course will have feature plenty of aid stations approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles. 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 in 3.5 hours or less (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.