KTC EXPO 10K and 5K on the 100 Block

City Knoxville
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27.05.2023  !
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KTC EXPO 10K and 5K on the 100 Block: race description

The EXPO 10K/5k is more than a race: It is Knoxville's oldest and most beloved community running event. In its' 39th year, it is truly a tradition. It is the only race that celebrates the family by having mother/son, mother/daughter, father/son, father/daughter, wife/husband, and three generations categories. It is the Knoxville Track Club's event of the year.

Come join us at 8:00 am. on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in beautiful downtown Knoxville.

Date, Time, &, Place: Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:00 am. The race will take place at the 100 Block and exact location for pre- and post-race activities will be released soon.

Course Description and Highlights: A one loop course for the 5K and two loops for the 10K through beautiful 4th and Gill. USATF certified.

Registration &, Entry Fee (NO REFUNDS AND NO TRANSFERS): Early Registration is $20 for the 5K and $30 for the 10K through May 15, 2016. Late Registration May 15 to 22 is $25 for the 5K and $35 for the 10K. Race Day Registration (including packet pickup day) is $30 for the 5K and $40 for the 10K. KTC Members eligible for $5 discount applies during all registration dates. Coupon codes and vouchers cannot be used to register during packet pickup on May 27 or on race day. No T-shirt&mdash,deduct $5. Pre-race packet pick-up at Runners Market in Western Plaza on Friday, May 27, from 11 am to 6 pm.

T-shirts: Short-sleeved. Women specific sizes for female participants. Pre-registered runners will receive shirts on Friday at packet pickup or on race day. Late registrants as supplies last.

Awards: Awards to the top 3 overall male and female. Awards to the top 2 Masters (40+), Grandmasters (50+), and Veterans (60+) Male and Female. Awards to the top Clydesdale and Athena. Age division awards are three deep. Age divisions begin with 14 and under, then 5 year increments. Overall winners are not eligible for age division awards. Awards to the top specialty teams in the following categories Mother/Son, Mother/Daughter, Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Husband/Wife, and Three Generations.

Prize Money: Open Male and Female 10k Only (there is NO money for the 5K)! 1st &mdash,$300, 2nd &mdash,$250, 3rd &mdash,$200. Masters, Grandmasters, and Veterans Male and Female&mdash,1st&mdash,$150 &, 2nd&mdash,$100. Wheelchair Male and Female&mdash,1st&mdash,$150, 2nd&mdash,$100. All checks will be mailed. Only one money award per runner.

Team Competition: Only the 10K is on Grand Prix Team Competition schedule. Please visit www.ktc.org for details. Teams of 4 or more may enter either event but must pre-register online at the same time with each team member receiving a $5 discount.

Grand Prix Points: 2016 Grand Prix Points awarded. Remember, to be eligible for the KTC Grand Prix Presented by Threds awards, you must be a member of the KTC and you must volunteer for at least 3 events.

Post Race: Light refreshments will be provided. Head to the 100 Block of Gay Street and shop local vendors and refuel with local restaurants.

Race Etiquette: Due to insurance regulations, roller blades, strollers, bicycles, and dogs are not allowed on the course. Headphones are always discouraged in KTC events. The course closes in 1 Hour 30 Minutes.

Information: Contact Race Director Justin Emert at emertj@comcast.net or KTC Event Manager David Black at knoxtrackevents@gmail.com for more information.

Results: Complete results will be available on the KTC Website at www.ktc.org on via the KTC app available for free at both the iTunes and Google Play.

Weather: Averages: High 80 Low 56. Since its shift to the holiday weekend, EXPO is often our first taste of racing in heat and humidity. Dress lightly and hydrate!

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