Haw Ridge Trail Race
Haw Ridge Trail Race: race description
Haw Ridge Trail Race
DATE TIME PLACE: Saturday afternoon, August 13, 2016. 5:30 pm. Starts/finishes at the Haw Ridge Life Development Center on Old Edgemoor Drive near Oak Ridge TN. KIDS RACE starts at 5:00 pm.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This 6-7 mile course will begin with a short stretch of pavement then enter the woods at the eastern terminus of Old Edgemoor Drive, winding preciptiously and circuitously through the eastern portions of Haw Ridge Park, passing multiple aid stations before returning to the staging area in time for a festive postrace celebration. Party beverages will NOT be provided but ample food will be on hand, along with water and soft drinks. Course closes 7:15 pm.
KIDS TRAIL RUN 5:00 pm: Course will be a miniaturized version of the adult course and guaranteed to be fun!
DIRECTIONS: From Knoxville, take Pellissippi Parkway to Edgemoor Drive and travel east for a mile and a quarter, turning right onto Old Edgemoor Drive and following it ¾, mile to the Life Development Center. Lat: 36.009638°,N, Long: -84.169044°,W
REGISTRATION AND FEES: Fee: $15.00 for pre-registration and online registration. $10.00 for students 14 and younger. KTC volunteer coupons accepted. Online registration available at www.ktc.org. Participants are encouraged to donate to Friends of Haw Ridge at registration. NOTE: Day of Race registration $20.00. KIDS RUN $5.00 any time.
T-SHIRTS: Special limited edition T-shirts will be printed for the series. This is the same shirt as at all other Treadin&rsquo, Trodden Trails races, one shirt per runner PER SEASON please. Taking multiple shirts minimizes monies we are able to donate to trail friendly causes.
RACE NUMBER PICKUP: Numbers will not be mailed. Pick up number at race site 30-90 minutes before the start.
AWARDS AND REWARDS: Awards will vary from race to race, but each race offers the eminent satisfaction of completing a challenging run, testing oneself against the elements and participating in a delightful romp among the woods, waters, hillsides, and fields of East Tennessee.
SPECIAL SERIES AWARDS: Points will be awarded for overall finish (and volunteerism) at each of the TTT Series races. Top point earners at the end of the series (10 each male / female and <, 40 / 40+) will receive TTT Series awards. Overall top male and female and top male and female masters qualify for free entry to the entire 2017 Treadin' Trodden Trails racing season. In order to qualify for a series award, an individual must be a current KTC member and volunteer at a minimum of two Treadin&rsquo, Trodden Trails events. Point totals accrue in a maximum of eight series events. Details on KTC website.
RESULTS: Results will be available on the Knoxville Track Club website: www.ktc.org
COURSE ETIQUETTE: We reserve the right to disqualify anyone who exhibits unsportsmanlike conduct or is abusive to volunteers. Due to insurance regulations, no headsets, earphones, bicycles, baby strollers, roller blades or pets on the course.
SAFETY: Aid and water stations will be provided, but in an effort to be greener, we require all runners to carry their own water. If you don't own a handheld, consider purchasing one. Otherwise a basic water bottle will be provided. We also strongly recommend that anyone sensitive to insect stings or bites carry their own medication. Finally, we urge that everyone do some pre-race training offroad, as there is no substitute for experience. We want you to have a good time.
INFO FOR RUNNING OR VOLUNTEERING: Contact race director Laura Gearhiser at 865.318.0108 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More info 865.548.4718
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