Great Smoky Mountains 5K

The race will be on Friday, September 8 at 6:30 pm, the evening before the half marathon.


This year we’re offering a 5K at the Great Smoky Mountains race! The pricing below reflects our timed race, however you can save $5 by registering for the fun run! You’ll get the same shirt and finisher medal, but you will not be timed for the awards.

Nov 11 – Feb 24

Feb 25 – Jun 23

Jun 24 – Sept 8










Aid Station

There will be one aid station on the course near the half way point (mile 1.5). The aid station will have water, Gnarly, and bathrooms. Like the half marathon, the 5K race will be cupless!

Bib Pickup

You’ll be able to pick up your bib at the expo on Friday, September 8. The race will take place on the evening of September 8, the day before the half marathon.

The Course

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