Area Running Clubs & Race Management
• Oak Ridge Track Club
Our neighbor to the west in the 'Science City', sponsors of several races each year, including the highly popular Secret City Half Marathon. They
also assist the KTC with the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. This site has map links to the extensive Oak Ridge greenway system.
• Foothills Striders
A good neighbor club in Maryville/Alcoa TN. They have the wonderful fortune to live astride a most excellent Greenway which snakes almost nine miles
through both towns in both rural and city environs. The club puts on several good races during the year and have a strong bike and hiking component as well.
• State of Franklin Track Club
One of the best little running clubs in the country, the SFTC has staged some of the best races in the southeast, including the Crazy Eights 8K,
site of the 1996 world record run by Kenyan Peter Mwan Githuka. Their "Running Diary" function allows runners to store their runs
and times in the club database. The times can then be shared/compared with others. The database has received entries from all around the country.
• Chattanooga Track Club
Our neighbors 90 miles to the south, these folks have staged for more than thirty years one of the best 15K races around, the Chickamauga Chase.
They put on a very good race schedule throughout the year.
• Endurance Sports Management
Organizer of quality triathlons and bike events in the Knoxville vicinity and beyond
• Race Day Events
Another local company producing triathons, bike events, and runs in East Tennessee.
• Total Race Solutions
Full race management services available throughout the region.
Running Publications and Other Websites
• Runners World
Daily updates on the world of running. Comprehensive Runners World library with info on shoes, health, training, travel and much more. Daily interviews
with luminaries from the running world.
• Running Times
An outstanding publication thought by many to be more for "the serious runner".
• Trail Runner Magazine: One Dirty Magazine
Running, health, travel, and training, race results and race event calendars.
• Running Journal
Running Journal has covered the South since 1984. They offer a monthly print publication, monthly email newsletter, and a very popular website.
An excellent running calendar conveniently broken down by states.
• East Tennessee Mountain Bike Rides
A comprehensive listing of trails especially conducive to biking; many if not most beckon to trail runners as well. Maps direct you to trail
• Mini Adventure Series
Their book Off Road Trails highlights and maps tight, twisty singletrack trails, meandering doubletracks, as well as forest road climbs, providing
a wide variety of terrain for the beginner to expert trail runner. Updated routes are provided on their website.
• Outdoor Knoxville
Get out and Play! Whatever activity you enjoy the most or want to learn Knoxville is the place for outdoor fun! We're rich in parks, natural
areas, blueways, trails, and greenways.
• Tennessee Running
Created and maintained by Belmont University coach Dave Milner, this is an active and oft-updated site with strong focus on middle and eastern
Tennessee running, including track, road and cross country.
• The Running Network
A national marketing organization and clearinghouse for major regional and specialized running magazines across the U.S., as well as race information.
• Kids Running.com
A microsite from the leading running publication in the world, this website offers a look at innovative kids running programs from throughout the
• Let's Run
Another very good site full of news from the world of track & field.
• Knox Greenways Coalition
A resource for greenways development and advocacy in our community, including a listing of greenways in Knoxville/Knox County, benefits of greenways
and how to get a greenway in your neck of the woods.
• Dr. Pribut's Running Injuries Page
A thorough compendium of information about running-related health and injury issues, including extensive descriptions of common injuries and
how to treat them. His emphasis is on ways to prevent injuries. He also discusses running shoes in depth.
• Play it Safe Guide to Sports Injuries
An overview of diagnosis and treatment of some common sports injuries
• Track and Field News
The hardcore journal for devotees of the unending oval. The "bible of the sport since 1948".
• Sports Med Web: Strengthening and Stretching
A real good site for both the injury prone and the injury preventer. Join the second group.
• Road Runners Club of America (RRCA)
Find out what's happening with this grassroots organization of running clubs from all over the nation.
• Cool Running.com
Contains a lot of basics, lots and lots of links, and a useful training log.
• Tennessee Road Racing State Records
Constantly updated site displaying records for each age in all commonly contested distances on certified courses.
The Internet home of high school cross country and track & field.
• Run-Down Running Portal
A content-filled jumpoff point linking you to all kinds of running-related sites.
• The Running Page
The first online running web site for the running community, launched in 1992.
• Christian Runners of Knoxville
CRK meets at various running locations throughout the Knoxville area. It's an opportunity to meet/train/fellowship with other runners in the area, make new friends and enjoy a great run along the way.
Fit and Lose Weight
A distance race training resource that links to several useful and interesting sites.
Reviews and Comparisons
A free resource to help runners choose the best treadmill for their needs
• Get off the Sofa
Another helpful page with information on running and how to prepare for your first race.
• GPS and other Technology to Track Running Data
More ways to track running data
• Top Trail for Baby Boomers
And there's more than a few of us out there