BlueCross Riverbend Run/Walk

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June 11, 2016

As a part of the Riverbend Festival, Saturday morning June 11, BlueCross BlueShield of TN will be joining forces with Friends of the Festival to host a 5K, 10K & 1mile Run Walk event to help benefit the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Save $5 now by registering Early (see website for more details.)

Information
Saturday June 11, 2016
Race Day Registration: 6:30-7:30am
10K race start time: 7:30am
5K race/fun run-walk start time: 7:45am
1 mile fun run-walk start time: 8:00am

Location: 200 Riverfront Pkwy, Chattanooga TN 37402
(underneath Hwy 27 Olgiati Bridge on Riverfront Pkwy.)

Registration 

- Early Bird registration now-May 30  $28
– Early registration June 1-10 $33
– Race Day registration on site June 11 at 6:30am $38

Discounts
- $5 Discounts for Seniors over 60
- $5 Discounts for Children under 12
- $5 Discounts for BCBST employees
- $30 festival wristbands available with race registration (limit 4)
(an $11 savings off of advance ticketing)

Parking
Free parking at either of two locations
– in old Newton Chevrolet lot on Riverfront and MLK Blvd.
– in BlueCross BlueShield lot on the corner of MLK Blvd and Gateway Ave
(shuttle service available down to start finish line)
– allow plenty of time to park and get to the starting line by your designated start time

Packet Pickup
– Wed June 8 at main campus of BlueCross BlueShield from 4:00-6:30pm

- Thur June 9 at Hixson Academy Sports from 6:00-9:00
– Friday June 10 at Hamilton Place Academy Sports from 6:00-9:00
– Race day June 11 at the start finish line from 6:30-8:00am

Courses
– runs through the festival grounds along the river
– crosses both the Walnut St and Veterans bridges
– see map for full details of all races
– 5K and 10K courses are UST&F certified

Awards
– cash prizes for the top finishers in each of the 5K and 10K races
– medal awards for the top three finishers in each 5 year age bands for both races 

NEW this year: cash prizes for the fastest final 1/2 mile finisher for both the 5K & 10K races.
– presented immediately following the races on the Bud Light Stage
– must be present to win cash prizes

Refreshments
– several water stops available along the race routes
– Water, Powerade, Bananas, etc will be available upon completion

Restroom Facilities
– Portable toilets are located throughout the festival grounds

First Aid and Safety
– EMTs and trained personnel will be present
– Course sentry’s will be scattered throughout the race course

Refund Policy
– no refunds, race will be held rain or shine


Route Details for 5K & 10K Runs

Chattanooga
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

Races

10K Race

June 11, 2016 (Saturday) - 07:30
Running
10 kilometers

5K Race

June 11, 2016 (Saturday) - 07:45
Running
5 kilometers

1 mile fun run

June 11, 2016 (Saturday) - 08:00
Running
1 mile

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