Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running
2013 Annual Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running
This event consists of the Spring Sprint (April 13)
, the Scholars Run (Aug. 10)
and the Reindeer Run (Dec. 8)
. 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.
Spring Sprint 5K Road Race
The annual Spring Sprint 5K & 1-Mile Run in Alcoa sponsored by Parks & Recreation and local area sponsors took place on Saturday morning, April 13 in Alcoa with a record crowd of almost 500 participants taking to the road for the race! This race kicks off the running series for the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running sponsored by Ruby Tuesday, Marathon/Mr. Gas Stations, and Maryville Orthopaedic Clinic. A portion of the proceeds benefited Blount County’s Special Olympics program. The Overall Male Winner to cross the finish line first was Geno Phillips with a time of 16:25, and the Overall Female Winner to cross the finish was Kathy Wolski with a time of 18:55. The Master Male winner (ages 40 & over) was Keith Gemeinhart with a time of 17:38, and the Masters Female winner in the Masters Division was Shelly Kirsch with a time of 23:35.
Spring Sprint 5K Road Race Awards
Spring Sprint 5K Road Race Overall Placements