Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon

September 06, 2019 - September 07, 2019 # 6

Escape to the “Peaceful Side of the Smokies” with a gorgeous race through the woods.
You couldn’t ask for a more beautiful course!

2019 marks the 6th Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon and 5K and is the 8th national park half marathon of the 2019 Vacation Races season. The course runs immediately outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Blount County, TN and features beautiful scenery and sweeping panoramic views. Most pre- and post-race activities will take place in Townsend, TN.


Come join us! Not to achieve your personal best time, but to have the best time of your life.


Race Expo

When: Friday, September 6th, 1pm–6pm (bibs available until 7pm)
Where: Tally Ho Inn (map)


5K and 5K “Fun Run” (not timed)

When: Friday, September 6th, 6:30pm
Where: Tally Ho Inn (map)
Course Map, Elevation Profile, & Aid Stations »


Half Marathon

When: Saturday, September 7th, 7am–11am 
Start Line: Heritage High School (map)
Finish Line: Tally Ho Inn (map)
Course Map, Elevation Profile, & Aid Stations »


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Information about the event is available in : English

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Vacation Races - Our races focus on being a part of, and oftentimes the catalyst for, a memorable vacation. Our races start early so we don’t take up your whole day with one activity. At each of our races we have an official race hike that can earn you a discount into next year’s race. We work with local hotels, restaurants and activity vendors to provide exclusive discounts to participating runners and their traveling parties. More info at vacationraces.com

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