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Additional race information can be found at http://ktc.org/RaceTurkeyTrot.html.
Date, Time, & Place: Thursday November 26, 2020 in Downtown Knoxville. Pre-activities will be held at The Mill and Mine on West Depot. The Little Gobbler 1 mile Run starts at 8:00. The 5K starts at 8:30.
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Course Description and Highlights: USATF Certified TN. A beautiful and fast downtown course, with a rolling start.
COVID: We will have a social distanced rolling start. We ask that spectators not gather in crowds. We also ask that if you have had a fever, experiencing COVID symptoms or you have been exposed, that you do not come on race morning. We do have a virtual option for those that can not attend or do not feel comfortable attending. There will be no post-race gathering at the Mill and Mine. We ask that you leave the premises as quickly as you can.
Registration & Entry Fee (NO REFUNDS AND NO TRANSFERS): Age Based pricing applies to this event .Early bird cost for ages 12 and Under for the 5K is $15 through November 1, 2020 cost ages 13-17 for the 5K is $15 through November 1, 2020 cost for ages 18 and up for the 5K is $25 through November 1, 2019. During regular registration (November 1 -21 ), cost for ages 12 and Under is $20 with cost for 13-17 being $20 and ages 18 and up is $30. Cost for all 5K participants is $35 during late registration (November 22-25th closing at 9:30am). Cost for the Little Gobbler Run (12-Under) is $10 through the 25th. No discounts or coupon codes apply to the Little Gobbler Run. There will be no race day registation.
T-shirts: Short-sleeved, unisex shirts. Please note our new shirt policy: Anyone registering after November 10th will receive shirts while supplies last. The shirt order will be placed on November 13th and when the inventory runs out in the RunSignUp system then there will be no more shirts. No re-orders.
Packet Pick Up Information: We strongly recommend that you pick up your bib the day before at the Mill and Mine, 227 W. Depot St, Knoxville. We will be there 12:00 noon - 6:00 PM Wednesday November 25. The extra hours will allow for time to pick up your bibs and more distance. Last minute bibs can be picked up on race morning in the Mill and Mine 6:30-7:45. You will enter in the front doors of the Mill and Mine, pick up your bib and exit the side door that leads through the courtyard back onto Depot Street.
Awards: Awards to the top 3 Overall, top Masters (As defined by fastest person age 40 and above, not limited to 40-49) Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 50 and above, not limited to 50-59), Senior Grandmasters (As defined by fastest person age 60 and above, not limited to 60-69) male and female. Awards to the top 3 in each age group as well as Overall Clydesdale (men over 200 lbs.) and Overall Athena (Women over 150 lbs.) Prizes not picked up on race day will be available at Eddie's Health Shoppe for two weeks following the event. Awards will not be shipped. Although the race is chip timed, awards are based on gun time per USATF regulations.
Team Competition: This race is on the Grand Prix Team Competition schedule. Please visit www.ktc.org for details. Teams must pre-register.
Grand Prix Points: 2020 Grand Prix Presented by Threds Points awarded. Remember, to be eligible for Grand Prix awards, you must be a member of the KTC and you must volunteer for at least 3 events.
Refreshments: Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no post-race party. There will not be a water stop on course.
Race Etiquette: Due to insurance regulations, roller blades, bicycles, and dogs are not allowed on the 5K course. The 5K course closes in 1 hour, 15 minutes.
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KTC Safety Policy:
KTC’s mission is to encourage lifelong physical well-being through running and walking. That is accomplished through a variety of events and programming.
The Knoxville Track Club puts the safety of its participants, spectators, staff and volunteers first. Dangerous weather conditions pose a unique challenge to an event of any size, distance or location.
Therefore, KTC has adopted the following Inclement Weather Policy:
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event, with special attention placed on the possibility of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds, extreme temperatures and humidity. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these conditions on Knoxville Track Club’s website (www.ktc.org), as well as through other available means of communication such as e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and public address announcements.
The Executive Director and Race Director in consultation, when available, with law enforcement, fire/EMS, other medical officers and other officials, will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: Altering the start time, altering the course, or in extreme situations cancellation of the event. Visible lightning occurring within 30 minutes of the scheduled start will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 30 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 30-minute increments up to a maximum of 3 delays.
Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race or modify the course due to inclement weather. As stated on registration and race pages, there are no refunds or transfers. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so by the race personnel, medical staff, fire/paramedics or police personnel.
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