Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon

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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See other races in the National Park Half Marathons series »

 

Races

Black Bear Double
September 10, 2021 (Friday) - 18:30
Running
16.2 miles
Solo Road
5K
September 10, 2021 (Friday) - 18:30
Running
5 kilometers
Solo Road
Half Marathon
September 11, 2021 (Saturday) - 07:00
Running
13.1 miles
Solo Road
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers 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]

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