Chattanooga Now A Comprehensive Regional Race Guide: Running

Chattanooga Now A Comprehensive Regional Race Guide: Running

February 1st, 2018 by Sunny Montgomery in Get Out - Features

*All races are in the Greater Chattanooga area unless otherwise noted.

RUNNING

A crowd packs Coolidge Park during the races. The 7 Bridges Marathon and 4 Bridges Half Marathon, along with a 5K run were held simultaneously Sunday October 16, 2016 along the Tennessee River in Chattanooga.

Photo by Robin Rudd /Times Free Press.

Short distance (Less than 9 miles)

FEBRUARY 10

Cupid's Chase 5k

comop.org/cupidschase

FEBRUARY 10

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This is part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour, the oldest state-parks running series in the U.S. Beginning in October and running through March, the series consists of 21 races, two of which are trail races, with distances varying from 5 to 13 miles.

tennesseerunningtour.com

FEBRUARY 17

The War Party 10k

(Warriors' Path State Park, Kingsport, Tenn.)

Part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour.

tennesseerunningtour.com

FEBRUARY 24

Norris Dam Challenge 12k

(Norris Dam State Park, Norris, Tenn.)

Part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour.

tennesseerunningtour.com

MARCH 3

Oskar Blues Brewery 4-Miler

(Brevard, N.C.)

pisgahrunning.com

MARCH 3

Run for Your Buns 5k

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

thegoosechase.org/run-for-your-buns

MARCH 10

Grizzly Trail 5k

tinyurl.com/GrizzlyTrail

MARCH 10

Rump Run 5k and Fun Walk for Colon Cancer Awareness

rumprun.com

MARCH 10

Wash Me Pink Komen Color Run

tinyurl.com/WashMePink

MARCH 16

Shamrock 4-Miler

(Abingdon, Va.)

runtricities.org

MARCH 24

Joggin' For The Noggin' 5k Run/Walk

(Limestone, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

MARCH 24

65 Roses 5k – Run with Meb

This year, world-famous American long-distance runner Meb Keflezighi is joining the race, helping raise money to fight cystic fibrosis.

webpages.leeu.edu/cf

APRIL 6

Bobcat Boogie Color Run 5k

active.com

APRIL 6

Garrett's Hero Run at ETSU

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

Pack your superhero cape. This family-friendly race for a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy is complete with a superhero themed carnival following the run.

tinyurl.com/GarrettsHero

APRIL 7

Restore Your Sole 5k

(Virginia Creeper Trail)

runtricities.org

APRIL 14

Friends Buddy Run 5k & Family Walk with Special Needs Dash

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

dsfriends.net/event/buddy-run-5k

APRIL 14

Shepherd's Cove Hospice Race to Remember

(Albertville Ala.)

raceroster.com/events/2018/14442/race-to-remember-2018

APRIL 14

Spring Sprint – 5k and 1 mile

(Alcoa, Tenn.)

This is the first race in the annual Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running.

parksrec.com/triple-crown-of-running.html

APRIL 15

Kidz Superhero Bolt 5k & 1 Mile Run (14 & younger only)

(Gadsden, Ala.)

gadsdenrunners.com

APRIL 20

Dash & Bash 5k and 1 Mile

meftoday.org/dash-bash

MAY 5

Market Street Mile

chattanoogatrackclub.org

MAY 8

Amis Mill 10k

(Rogersville, Tenn.)

tinyurl.com/AmisMill

MAY 12

Strawberry Chase 10k, 5k and 1 Mile

daytontnchamber.org/tnsf/event/strawberry-chase-runwalk

MAY 20

Racks by the Tracks SPF 10k and 5k

(Kingsport, Tenn.)

racksbythetracks.com

MAY 28

Chattanooga Chase – 8k and 1 Mile

chattanoogachase2016.com

MAY TBA

Girls on the Run 5k

girlsontherunsetn.org

JUNE 1

Blue Plum Fast 5k

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

blueplum.org/cmsx/blue-plum

JUNE 9

Covered Bridge 5k

(Elizabethton, Tenn.)

werunevents.com

JUNE 9

Riverbend Race – 10k, 5k and 1 Mile

chattanoogatrackclub.org

JUNE 16

Rainsville Freedom Run – 10k and 5k

(Rainsville, Ala.)

rainsvillefreedomfest.racesonline.com

JUNE 16

Rhododendron 10k

(Bakersville, N.C.)

runtricities.org

JUNE 21

The Beaver 10k

This free timed event starts and finishes at the top of the South Holston Dam.

(Bristol, Tenn.)

werunevents.com

JUNE TBA

Mount Jefferson Challenge – 6.6 miles

West Jefferson, N.C.

newrivermarathon.com/MOJE

JULY 21

Scenic City Scorcher 2-Mile Race

chattanoogatrackclub.org

AUGUST 4

Scholars Run – 5k and 1 mile

(Alcoa, Tenn.)

This is the second race in the annual Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running.

parksrec.com/triple-crown-of-running.html

AUGUST 11

Missionary Ridge Road Race – 4.7 miles

chickamaugachase.com/about/series.cfm

AUGUST 18

Run for God - Pinky Run (women only)

runforgod.com/races

SEPTEMBER 1

FCA 5k

chattanoogatrackclub.org

SEPTEMBER 9

Run of Honor 8k

chattanoogatrackclub.org

SEPTEMBER 22

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 5K Run & 2 Mile Walk

(Bristol, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

SEPTEMBER 29

Raccoon Mountain Road Race – 10k and 5k

chattanoogatrackclub.org

OCTOBER 6

Moccasin Bend Fall Classic – 10k and 5k

chattanoogatrackclub.org

OCTOBER 14

Komen Chattanooga Race for the Cure

komencentraltennessee.org

OCTOBER 20

Black Bear Fest 5k

(Chatsworth, Ga.)

blackbearfest.net

OCTOBER 20

Signal Mountain Pie Run 10k

chattanoogatrackclub.org

OCTOBER 27

Rhodes Race at the Haunted Castle 5k

(Atlanta, Ga.)

tinyurl.com/RhodesRace

OCTOBER TBA

Chattanooga Oktoberfest 5k Run

active.com

NOVEMBER 3

Forever Family 5k

facebook.com/theforeverfamily5K

NOVEMBER 3

Dasche for the Stache 5k

(Gadsden, Ala.)

gadsdenrunners.com

NOVEMBER 4

Sandy Erickson Race for Christian Education 5k

sandyericksonfunrun.com

NOVEMBER 22

Sports Barn Turkey Trot – 8k and 5k

kidneyfoundation.com/events.html

NOVEMBER 22

Turkey Trot 5k and Fun Run

(Franklin, Tenn.)

facebook.com/TurkeyTrotFranklin

DECEMBER 2

Reindeer Run – 5k and 1 mile

(Alcoa, Tenn.)

This race is the final race in the annual Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running.

parksrec.com/triple-crown-of-running.html

DECEMBER 7

Silver Bell Sprint 5k

carpetcapitalrunningclub.com/about-us/race-calendar

DECEMBER 15

Pioneer Run – 5 miles

(Limestone, Tenn.)

Part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour.

tennesseerunningtour.com

Nathan Pierce, second from right, 31, of Huntsville, begins his first-place run to the finish line in last year's 7 Bridges Marathon. A miscalculation left the race 0.63 miles too long, according to three race officials. The 4 Bridges Half Marathon was 0.63 miles too short. (Staff photo by Tim Barber)

Photo by Tim Barber /Times Free Press.

RUNNING

Long distance (9 miles and more)

FEBRUARY 3

Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon

(Cedars of Lebanon State Park, Hermitage, Tenn.)

Part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour.

tennesseerunningtour.com

FEBRUARY 3

Yeti or Not 25k

(Cedar Mountain, N.C.)

tinyurl.com/YetiOrNot

FEBRUARY 4

Red Top Rumble 11.5-Miler and Kids Trail Trot

(Red Top Mountain State Park, Cartersville, Ga.)

tinyurl.com/RedTopRumble

FEBRUARY 24

Cummins Falls Marathon

chattanoogatrackclub.org

FEBRUARY 24

Surgoinsville 10-Miler

(Surgoinsville, Tenn.)

Road Runners Club of America Southern Region 10-Mile Championship.

runtricities.org

MARCH 3

Fall Creek Thaw 15k Run

(Fall Creek Falls State Park, Pikeville, Tenn.)

Part of the Tennessee State Parks Running Tour.

tennesseerunningtour.com

MARCH 3

Fontandango – 50 miles, 50k, 50k three-person relay and 10 miles

(Fontana Dam, N.C.)

tinyurl.com/Fontandango

MARCH 3

Warrior 1/2 Marathon, 10 Miler and 5k

(Sevierville,Tenn.)

runsignup.com/Race/TN/Sevierville/Warrior10milerand5k

MARCH 4

Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay and 5k

chattanoogamarathon.com

MARCH 17

Raccoon Mountain Marathon, Half Marathon, Double Half and Relay

Pound the pavement and hit the trail with the classic route, or commit to head off the beaten path with the all-trail half-marathon option. Or do both by completing two halfs in a single day thanks to both morning and afternoon race times.

runchattanooga.org/rmm

MARCH 17

Union Half Marathon & 4 Person Relay

(Big Stone Gap, Va.)

runtricities.org

MARCH 18

Virginia Creeper Marathon

(Abingdon, Va.)

runtricities.org/creepermarathon

MARCH 23-24

Reebok Ragnar Tennessee Road Relay

(Chattanooga to Nashville)

runragnar.com/event-detail/relay/tennessee

APRIL 8

Bridge Street Town Centre Half Marathon

(Huntsville, Ala.)

bridgestreethalfmarathon.com/race-information

APRIL 13-14

Ragnar Trail Atlanta Relay

(Atlanta, Ga.)

runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/atlanta_ga

APRIL 14

Run at the Mill – Half marathon, 10k and 5k

raceroster.com/events/2018/13180/2018-run-for-god-run-at-the-mill

APRIL 21

Bristol Half & Half + 5k

(Bristol, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

APRIL 28

Tear Drop: Downhill Half Marathon, 10k and 5k

(Chatsworth, Ga.)

teardrophalf.com

MAY 5

Gateway to the Smokies Half Marathon and Four Miler

(Waynesville, N.C.)

haywoodchamber.com/events-calendar/signature-events/gateway-to-the-smokies-half-marathon

MAY 5

Noccalula Spring Trail 1/2 Marathon & 5 Miler

(Gadsden, Ala.)

gadsdenrunners.com

MAY 11-12

Ragnar Trail Kentuckiana Relay

(Brandenburg, Ky.)

runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/kentuckiana_ky

MAY 19

Hunter's Heroes – 10 miles and 5k

(Boone, N.C.)

huntersheroes2013.com

MAY 19

Viola Valley Half Marathon

(Viola, Tenn.)

violavalleyhalfmarathon.com

MAY 26-28

Sweet Southern Discomfort 3-State Series

(Races take place in Calhoun, Ga., East Ridge, Tenn., and Guntersville, Ala.)

runawesomesauce.com/a/races/sweet-southern-discomfort

JUNE 9

New River Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k

(Todd, N.C.)

This Boston Marathon qualifier is set in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, primarily along the banks of the South Fork New River, one of only 14 American Heritage Rivers in the United States.

newrivermarathon.com

JUNE 9

Varmint Half Marathon

(Burkes Garden, Va.)

halfmarathons.net/virginia-varmint-half-marathon-5k

JUNE 16

RC Cola – MoonPie 10 Mile Run

(Bell Buckle, Tenn.)

bellbucklechamber.com/rc-cola-u-moonpie-10-mile-run-general-info

JULY 7-8

Burn Your Half Off

runchattanooga.org

SEPTEMBER 3

Scottsboro Half Marathon

(Scottsboro, Ala.)

scottsborohalfmarathon.com

SEPTEMBER 7-8

Blue Ridge Relay

(Race starts in Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia and ends in Asheville, N.C.)

blueridgerelay.com

SEPTEMBER 30

Bluegrass Half Marathon and Relay

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

thegoosechase.org/bluegrass-Half Marathon-relays

OCTOBER 21

7 Bridges Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay and 5k

sevenbridgesmarathon.com

OCTOBER 28

Haunted Half Marathon & Relay

(Jonesborough, Tenn.)

werunevents.com/haunted-half

NOVEMBER 10

BAE Veteran's Day Classic Half Marathon and 5k

(Kingsport, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

NOVEMBER 10

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, Half Marathon, Jr. Marathon and Fort Oglethorpe 5k

battlefieldmarathon.com

NOVEMBER 17

City of Champions Half Marathon

(Gadsden, Ala.)

gadsdenrunners.com

Racers muck their way through the Chattanooga Mud Run. (Contributed photo)

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

OBSTACLES

FEBRUARY 18

The Great Amazing Race

(Birmingham, Ala.)

greatamazingrace.com/birmingham.html

APRIL 21

Tennessee Warrior Dash

(Pulaski, Tenn.)

warriordash.com/location/2018-warrior-dash-tennessee

APRIL 28

Cherokee Challenge Run

(Mosheim, Tenn.)

cherokeechallengerun.com

MAY 5

The Original Mud Run

(Franklin, Tenn.)

theoriginalmudrun.com/mud-run-nashville-spring-2018

AUGUST TBA

Mud, Sweat & Cheers

(Kingsport, Tenn.)

mudsweatcheer.com

SEPTEMBER 1

Scenic City Mud Run 5k

sceniccitymudrun.com

SEPTEMBER 16

Reedy Creek Adventure Run

(Kingsport, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

SEPTEMBER 22

Nashville Spartan Race Sprint

(Pulaski, Tenn.)

tinyurl.com/SpartanRaceSprint

OCTOBER 20

Goliath at the Gorge

(Doe River Gorge, Hampton, Tenn.)

thegoosechase.org/goliath-at-the-gorge-2

John Kelly, 33, of Rockville, Md., crosses the finish line as the winner of the 2017 Lookout Mountain 50 Miler trail race, which served as the Road Runners Club of America 2017 National Ultra Championship. (Staff photo by Mark Pace)

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

TRAIL RACES

FEBRUARY 10

Cloudland 50k/Half Marathon

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

FEBRUARY 10

Black Warrior/Phillip Parker 50k, 50k Relay, 25k and 5 Mile Trail Runs

(Brushy Mountain Recreation Area, Danville, Ala.)

blackwarrior50k.com

FEBRUARY 17

Thrill in the Hills – Marathon, half marathon and 5 miles

(Ft. Yargo State Park, Winder, Ga.)

dirtyspokes.com/thrill-in-the-hills

FEBRUARY 18

Dry Creek Trail Races – Marathon, half marathon and 10k+

(Cheatham Wildlife Management Area, Ashland City, Tenn.)

nashvillerunning.com/dry-creek

FEBRUARY 18

Southern 6 Trail Race – 6k

active.com/collegedale-tn/running/trail-heads/southern-6-trail-race-2018

FEBRUARY 25

Shelby Forest Loop Marathon and Half Marathon

(Meeman Shelby Forest State Park, Millington, Tenn.)

altisendurance.com/events/shelby-forest-loop-marathon-and-half

MARCH 2-3

The Georgia Yeti Nightmare – 10 miles, 6 miles and 5 miles

(Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs, Ga.)

This race is held at night with the use of a headlamp.

tinyurl.com/YetiNightmare

MARCH 10

Bays Mountain Marathon

(Kingsport, Tenn.)

trailrunner.com/event/bays-mountain-marathon

MARCH 11

Brasstown Bald Buster 5k

(Hiawassee, Ga.)

Summit the highest point in Georgia in what is touted as the hardest 5k in the state.

runbumtours.com

MARCH 11

Fall Creek Falls 50k & Half Marathon

(Fall Creek Falls State Park, Pikeville, Tenn.)

Run through forests of stark hardwoods and past gorges and waterfalls — including one of the highest in the eastern U.S. — as you traverse Tennessee's largest and most visited state park.

runsignup.com/Race/TN/Pikeville/FallCreekFalls50KHalfMarathonTrailRuns

MARCH 11

Nature Calls 15k and 5k

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/nature-calls-15k-5k

MARCH 17

Music City Trail Ultra – 50k, 25k and 12k

(Pegram, Tenn.)

hardwinadventures.com/music-city-trail-ultra

MARCH 17

Savage Gulf Marathon

(Savage Gulf Area of South Cumberland State Park, Monteagle, Tenn.)

facebook.com/savagegulfmarathon

MARCH 17 & 18

Lake Martin 100, 50 & 27 Mile Trail Race

(Russell Forest Trail System, Alexander City, Ala.)

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

MARCH 24

Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race – 10.2 miles

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

APRIL 7

Tranquility Trail Run – 6 miles and 3 miles

(Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Ala.)

This is the first race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

APRIL 7

Yamacraw – 50k, 20k and 10k

(Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Stearns, Ky.)

runyamacraw.com

APRIL 7-8

Sucomos Mountain Goat Trail Race  — 2-mile walk, 5-mile run and half marathon 

(Tracy City, Tenn.)

mountaingoattrail.org/race

APRIL 14

Laurel Run Ascent – 11 miles

(Church Hill, Tenn.)

This run is part of several series, including the Trail Runner Trophy Series, a point-based series of trail races across North America.

runtricities.org

APRIL 14

Locomotion 12 & 6 Hour Race

This year, the race is moving to the trails of Greenway Farms in Hixson.

locomotion12.com

APRIL 15

Bells Bend 6-Miler

(Bells Bend Park, Nashville, Tenn.)

The first of four races in Nashville Running Company's 6-mile trail race series, this one offers well-groomed trails great for trail novices and those wanting to test their limits, and is held in conjunction with the Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo.

tinyurl.com/BellsBend

APRIL 21

Chickamauga Chase – 15k, 5k and 8 miles

chickamaugachase.com/about/series.cfm

APRIL 21

The Brow Beater – 7 miles and 3 miles

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

APRIL 27-29

Two States/Two Hells

(Bristol, Va. and Tenn.)

appughlachian.com

APRIL 28

The Run for Kids Challenge – 12 hour, 50k and 10k

This is the second race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

APRIL 28

Runnin' with Sasquatch 5k

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

APRIL 28

Run the Tunnel 3.8-Mile Road/Trail

(Natural Tunnel State Park, Duffield, Va.)

runtricities.org

MAY 12

Byrd Creek Trail Run – 15k, 3.6 miles and 1.8 miles

(Cumberland Mountain State Park, Crossville, Tenn.)

facebook.com/ByrdCreekTrailRun

MAY 12

Dark Sky 50

(Race starts in Pickett State Park, Jamestown, Tenn., and ends in Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Oneida, Tenn.)

nashvillerunning.com/dark-sky-50

MAY 12

Scenic City Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/scenic-city-trail-marathon-half-marathon

MAY 12

Virginia Creeper 10-Miler

(Abingdon, Va.)

runtricities.org

MAY 19

Little Owl Wildlife Festival 5k

A great course for beginner trail runners, this first-ever race hosted at Audubon Acres takes participants past wetlands and historical Cherokee landmarks, while featuring few climbs. It also features a hiking 5k.

chattanoogaaudubon.org/little-owl-festival.html

MAY 26

Memorial Day Trail Race – 12 miles and 6 miles

This is the third race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

MAY 25-26

Chattanooga Trail Relay

This relay race covers a total of 97 miles, consisting of 3 separate loops to be completed six times each.

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/chattanooga-trail-relay

JUNE 2

XTERRA Knoxville Trail Run – Half marathon and 4.6 miles

(Knoxville, Tenn.)

dirtybirdevents.com/xterra-knoxville-trail-run

JUNE 15-17

Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race

wildtrails.orgwildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/chattanooga-mountains-stage-race

JULY 14

Hotter 'N Hell – 18 miles and 9 miles

(Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham Ala.)

This is the fourth race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

JULY 15

Bowie 6-Miler

(Fairview, Tenn.)

This is the second race of four in Nashville Running Company's 6-mile trail race series.

nashvillerunning.com

JULY 17

Wolf Run – 7 miles

(Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport, Tenn.)

This run is part of the Trail Runner Trophy Series.

runtricities.org

JULY 21

Moonlight Bootlegger 5k

(Knoxville, Tenn.)

Hearken back to the days of Prohibition and race through the woods by headlamp for a glass of moonshine and an evening of bluegrass.

bootlegger5k.com

JULY 28

XTERRA Panther Creek Trail Run – Half marathon and 4.2 miles

(Panther Creek State Park, Morristown, Tenn.)

dirtybirdevents.com/xterra-panther-creek-trail-run

AUGUST 4

Still Hollow Trail Race – Half marathon & 10k

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/still-hollow-trail-race

AUGUST 4-6

Mo' Bell – Marathon, half marathon, 100 miles, 50 miles, 100k, 50k, 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run

Races take place on various days. Each start time is considered a separate race, so runners may run at the day/time that works best, or they may run multiple races.

(Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns, Tenn.)

runchattanooga.org/mobell

AUGUST 19

XTERRA Auburn Trail Run – 20k, 10k and 5k

(Chewacla State Park, Auburn, Ala.)

triauburnal.com/xterra-auburn-trail-run

AUGUST 25

Ridge to Blazing Ridge – 21 miles and 10.5 miles

(Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Ala.)

This is the fifth race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

SEPTEMBER 15

Barkley Fall Classic – 50 miles

(Wartburg, Tenn.)

tinyurl.com/TrailRunnerRaceSeries

SEPTEMBER 15

Bays Mountain Trail Race – 15 miles

(Bays Mountain State Park, Kingsport, Tenn.)

runtricities.org

SEPTEMBER 16

Stanky Creek 50k & 25k

(Nesbit Park, Bartlett, Tenn.)

altisendurance.com/events/stanky-creek-50kmarathon25khalf-marathon

SEPTEMBER 29-30

Blood Rock 25k, 50k, 100 & 50 Mile Trail Race

(Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, Ala.)

This is the final race of six in the Southeastern Trail Series.

southeasterntrailruns.com/2018-race-schedule.html

SEPTEMBER 29

XTERRA Dirt Circuit – 24 hours and 12 hours

(Panther Creek State Park, Morristown, Tenn.)

dirtybirdevents.com/the-dirt-circuit

OCTOBER 6

High Knob Hellbender 10k

(Norton, Va.)

highknobhellbender.wordpress.com

OCTOBER 6-7

Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k/10 Mile

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

OCTOBER 7

Shelby 6-Miler

(Nashville, Tenn.)

This is the third race of four in Nashville Running Company's 6-mile trail race series.

nashvillerunning.com

OCTOBER 21

Urban Nature 10k

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/urban-nature-10k

OCTOBER 21

Defeated Creek Half Marathon

(Carthage, Tenn.)

nashvillerunning.com

OCTOBER 27

Stone Fort Stomp – 4.2 miles

races.rockcreek.com/races/upcoming

NOVEMBER 3

The S'mores Run – 3.5 miles

(Johnson City, Tenn.)

Billed as a Tweetsie Trail Fun Run, this timed event lives up to the hype with a s'mores extravaganza, music, and barbecue plates for purchase to benefit the Appalachia Service Project.

thegoosechase.org/the-smores-run

NOVEMBER 3-5

Run Amok – Marathon, half marathon, 50k, 50 miles, 100k and 100 miles

This year, Run Amok is adding both a 100k and 100-miler, as well as a Time Traveler series. Because the event coincides with the end of daylight saving time, runners will start in the middle of the night and race through the time change.

runchattanooga.org/runamok

NOVEMBER 10

Upchuck 50k

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/upchuck-50k

NOVEMBER 10-11

Georgia Sky to Summit – 50k and 25k

(Sky Valley, Ga.)

runbumtours.com

NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 1

Chattanooga 100 Mile / 50 Mile

runbumtours.com

DECEMBER 8

Bell Ringer 50k/25k Trail Run

(Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns, Tenn.)

These races take runners through the park whose namesake formed one of the largest iron industries in Tennessee.

facebook.com/BellRingerTrailRun

DECEMBER 15

Helen Holiday Half Marathon & 10k

(Helen, Ga.)

runbumtours.com

DECEMBER 15

Lookout Mountain 50 Miler, 20 Miler & 10k Trail Race

wildtrails.org/events-fundraisers/wild-trails-race-series/lookout-mountain-50-miler

DECEMBER 15

Wauhatchie Trail Race

chattanoogatrackclub.org

DECEMBER 16

Lock-4 6-Miler

(Gallatin, Tenn.)

This is the final race of four in Nashville Running Company's 6-mile trail race series.

nashvillerunning.com