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Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon

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The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K is a stunning race with gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee countryside.

How to enter the Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon

  1. 13 1 M Run

    Run 13.1mi
  2. 5 K Run

    Run 5km

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Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon routes

Half Marathon This is a 13.1 mi course in Townsend, TN, United States. The route has a total ascent of 727.48 ft and has a maximum elevation of 1,156.23 ft. This will be an "open course" meaning there will be cars on the road as well as runners. There are sections on main roads where traffic may be heavy. These spots on the course could get a little crowded.

5K The course is going to be in Townsend, TN, on the Townsend Historical Trail. The race will finish in front of the Tally Ho Inn.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Great Smoky Mountains tech race shirt
  • Finisher medals (1 half marathon medal, 1 5K medal)
Raceday Logistics
4:30 am – Finish line parking area opens
5:00 am – Start line bib pickup begins
5:20 am – First shuttle departs for start line
5:30 am – First prize raffle (every 5 minutes)
6:30 am – Last call for bib pickup / Pacers line up
6:45 am – Runners line up / Last call for gear check
6:55 am – National Anthem
7:00 am – RACE STARTS!
7:14 am – Sunrise
9:45 am – Awards Ceremony

Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

80°F
Predicted highs
62°F
Predicted lows

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