Runners at the 2-mile mark of the 2014 Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon. Photo by Monte Lowe.
TENNESSEE RUNNING TOUR
Welcome to Tennessee State Parks Running Tour 2014-2015
This is the 36th year of the State Parks Running Tour, the longest state parks running series in the U.S.
It consists of 20 road races and one trail race with distances varying from 5 to 13 miles.
All races are held on Saturdays from October to March at 11 AM local time in 21 different State Parks, located from Memphis to Kingsport.
These events are sponsored by local running clubs, which are responsible for registration, timing and results.
The State Parks provide facilities, race security and traffic control. Walkers are welcome.
Total number of participants last season was 3,518.
We have a Grand Prix points system, where accumulated points determine the new male and female Running Tour Champion in each of six age categories: youth, open, masters, grandmasters, senior grandmasters, and seventy plus. Everyone who participates in 5 races or more will receive a special award at the Grand Prix Awards Banquet on March 7, 2015. In addition, those who run 10 or more races will receive an extra award.
The pre-registration fee is $20.00. The no-shirt option is $8.00. From one week before and on race day the fee is $15.00 (no shirt). Good running and thank you for your support. Mike Bell, Tour Director
To contact the Tour Director, e-mail Mike at Bellm@henryk12.net or call 731-441-1468.
For web site issues, call Tomas at 615-390-6977.