2016 Annual

Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running

Triple Crown Rules

This event consists of the Spring Sprint (April 9), the Scholars Run (August 13) and the Reindeer Run (December 4).  To be eligible for the Triple Crown cash awards and a special memento, participants must compete in all three races.  To be eligible to win door prizes valued at a minimum of $100, participation in two races is required. Both runners and walkers at each event are eligible for great door prizes.

2016 Spring Sprint 5K Road Race

The annual Spring Sprint 5K sponsored by Parks & Recreation and local area sponsors took place on Saturday, April 9th in Alcoa with over 300 participants taking to the road for the race! A portion of the proceeds benefited the Blount County’s Special Olympics program. The Overall Male winner to cross the finish line was Andy Baksa with a time of 16:19, and the Overall Female winner was Kathy Wolski with a time of 18:55. The Master Male winner (Ages 40 & over) was Aaron Clark with a time of 19:03, and the Masters Female winner was Marsha Morton with a time of 22:14.  The next race in the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running is the Scholars Run scheduled for August 13 at Maryville College.

2016 Spring Sprint 5K Road Race Awards

Scholars Run 5K Road Race & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

This event is a 5K (3.1-miles) road race and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk and is the second event of the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running. The race begins and ends on the Maryville College campus. A portion of the proceeds from this race will fund two annual student scholarships sponsored by the Foothill Striders, Inc. Individual and team competition will take place. Special awards will be given to the Overall and Masters winners, the top three finishers in each age division, and to the top three teams in the 5K. All Fun Run/Walk participants will receive a ribbon.

Date: Saturday, August 13
Location: Maryville College – Cooper Athletic Center
Time: Check-in: 6:45-7:30 AM
5K Race: 8:00 AM
1-Mile Fun Run/Walk: 8:45 AM
Registration: Entry forms may be obtained at the Parks & Rec. Office.
Mail form and fee to Scholars Run: 316 S. Everett High Rd., Maryville, TN 37804
On-line registration available at www.parksrec.com for an additional fee.
Cost:
If pre-registered at Parks & Rec. or online by Monday, August 8:
Adults $20.00 Students (18 & under) $18.00
Day of race: Adults $25.00 Students $20.00
Cost includes a race T-shirt (add $1.50 for XXL shirt) and great giveaways.



2015 Annual

Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running Results

Spring Sprint 5K Road Race

The annual Spring Sprint 5K Run & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk took place on Saturday morning, April 11th in Alcoa with a crowd of 415 participants taking to the road for the race! This race kicked off the 2015 series of the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running sponsored by Parks & Recreation, Ruby Tuesday, Brookfield, and Cherokee Millwright & Mechanical.  A portion of the proceeds benefited the Blount County Special Olympics program. The Overall Male Winner was Jason Altman with a time of 16:33 and the Overall Female Winner was Kathy Wolski with a time of 18:49. The Masters Male Winner (Ages 40 & over) was Lee Franklin with a time of 17:34 and the Masters Female Winner was Valerie Bachmann with a time of 21:03.

The next race in the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running is the Scholars Run scheduled for August 8th at Maryville College.

Spring Sprint 5K Road Race Overall Placements



Scholars Run 5K Road Race & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

This annual 5K road race and 1-mile fun run/walk, which is the second leg of the 2015 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running, took place on Saturday, August 8th at Maryville College with almost 300 participants. A portion of the proceeds from this race fund two annual student scholarships sponsored by the Foothill Striders. The Overall Male Winner was Travis Wilson with a time of 17:12 and the Overall Female Winner was Emily Bell with a time of 18:19. The Masters Male Winner (Age 40 & Over) was Keith Gemeinhart with a time of 18:21 and the Masters Female Winner was Kathy Wolski with a time of 18:33. The next race in the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running is the Reindeer Run scheduled for December 6th in Downtown Maryville.




Reindeer Run 5K Road Race & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

The Reindeer Run 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Parks & Recreation and area sponsors had a record crowd with almost 750 registered participants at this year’s race that was held on Sunday, December 6 in downtown Maryville. Several families and area running clubs participated in the race. A portion of the proceeds from this race benefit The Empty Pantry Fund. Several participants dressed in Christmas attire which made the event have a festive atmosphere! Travis Wilson was the Overall Male winner with a time of 17:24 and Kathy Wolski was the Overall Female winner with a time of 19:43. This was the final event in the 2015 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running that is sponsored by Ruby Tuesday, Brookfield, Cherokee Millwright and Mechanical, and Parks & Recreation. The Triple Crown series will begin again in April of 2016 with the Spring Sprint 5K in Alcoa.

Reindeer Run 5K Road Race Overall Placements


2015 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running Results


2014 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running Results