2022 ANNUAL HEALTHY BLOUNT
TRIPLE CROWN OF RUNNING

This 23rd annual event consists of the Spring Sprint (May 21), the Scholars Run (July 30), 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 $50.00 each, participation in two races is required. Both runners and walkers at each event are eligible for great door prizes.  
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SPRING SPRINT 5K ROAD RACE & 1-MILE FUN RUN/WALK

This is the first event of the 2022 Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running and is a 5K (3.1 miles) road race and 1-mile fun run/walk.  Awards are given to the Overall and Masters winners, and the top three finishers in each age division in the 5K. All Fun Run/Walk participants receive a keepsake. A portion of the proceeds benefit Blount County’s Area 15 Special Olympics and the Leon Berrong Scholarship Fund that allows underprivileged children to participate in recreational programs.

*Register for all 3 races of the Triple Crown prior to the Spring Sprint and save at least $15 when you receive a $5 or more discount off the entry fee of each race. To register, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Maryville/MaryvilleParksandRecTripleCrownofRunning.
Cost: $99.00 for Adults, $60.00 for Students until 5/21/22.

Virtual race options also available, visit
https://runsignup.com/race/tn/alcoa/springsprinttn for more information. Virtual Race participants are not eligible for Spring Sprint or Triple Crown awards, prizes, or race packets. Virtual race participants are eligible for T-shirts that can be picked up at the Parks & Rec Administrative Office.
Date
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022
NEW! Location
Everett Park/Senior Center, 702 Burchfield Street, Maryville
Time
Day of race check-in: 6:30-7:15 AM
5K Race 7:45 AM
1-Mile Fun Run/Walk 8:15 AM
Registration
Registration available online through link on right, or by printing off registration form available on right and mailing to address on form closer to event date. Individuals may also register at Parks & Rec at 316 S. Everett High Rd in Maryville.

Day of race registration and packet pick-up: 6:30-7:15 AM

Race Packet Pick-up: Thursday, May 19th from 6-8PM at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Hamilton Crossing or day of race.
*5k Cost
Students (18 & under):
$20.00 thru 5/16/22            
5/17 thru day of race $25.00

Adults:
$33.00 thru 5/16/22    
5/17 thru day of race $38.00
*1-Mile Fun Run Cost
(Non-chipped time & designated bibs not allowed in 5K race)
$15.00 thru 5/16/22      
5/17 thru day of race $18.00
5K Course Map1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Course MapRegistration fORMRace ResultsRegister Online
*Fee includes a T-shirt, add $2.00 for XXL, $4.00 Discount if you choose not to receive a T-shirt

Scholars Run 5K ROAD RACE & 1-MILE FUN RUN/WALK

This event is a 5K (3.1-mile) 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, with a certified course.  Awards are given to the Overall and Masters winners, and the top three finishers in each age division in the 5K. All Fun Run/Walk participants receive a keepsake. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Blount County Food Connection. Non-perishable food items may be donated the day of the race. 

Virtual race options also available, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Maryville/ScholarsRun for more information. Virtual Race participants are not eligible for Scholars Run or Triple Crown awards, prizes, or race packets.  Virtual race participants are eligible for T-shirts that can be picked up at the Parks & Rec Administrative Office.
Date
Saturday, July 30, 2022
Location
Maryville College – Cooper Athletic Center
Time
Day of race check-in:  6:45-7:30 AM
5K Race:  8:00 AM
1-Mile Fun Run/Walk:  8:45 AM
Registration
Registration available online through link on right, or by printing off registration form available on right and mailing to address on form closer to event date. Checks should be made payable to: Total Race Solutions.

Day of race registration: 6:45-7:30 AM

Race Packet Pick-up: Thursday, July 28th from 6-8PM at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Hamilton Crossing or day of race.
*5k Cost
Students (18 & under):
$20.00 thru 7/17/22
7/18-7/29 $25.00  
Day of race $30.00  

Adults:
28.00 thru 7/17/22
7/18-7/29 $33.00
Day of race $38.00
*1-Mile Fun Run Cost
(Non-chipped time & designated bibs not allowed in 5K race)
$15.00 thru 7/29/22    
Day of race $18.00
Course Map1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Course MapRegistration fORMRace ResultsRegister Online
*Fee includes a T-shirt, add $2.00 for XXL, $4.00. Discount if you choose not to receive a T-shirt

REINDEER RUN 5K ROAD RACE & 1-MILE FUN RUN/WALK

This run, which is the final leg of the Healthy Blount Triple Crown of Running, is a 5K (3.1 mile) road race and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk.  Awards are given to the Overall and Masters winners and the top three finishers in each age division. Prizes will also be given to the best male and female Christmas costume. All Fun Run/Walk participants receive a keepsake. The Triple Crown of Running awards ceremony will also take place at this event. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to the Empty Pantry Fund.

Virtual race options also available, visit
https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Maryville/ReindeerRunTN for more information. Virtual Race participants are not eligible for Reindeer Run or Triple Crown awards, prizes, or race packets.  Virtual race participants are eligible for T-shirts that can be picked up at the Parks & Rec Administrative Office.
Date
Sunday, December 4, 2022
"Check-In" Location
Greenbelt Amphitheater
Time
Day of race check-in: 12:45-1:30 PM
5K Race:  2:00 PM
‍1-Mile Fun Run/Walk:  2:45 PM
Registration
Registration available online through link on right, or by printing off registration form available on right and mailing to address on form closer to event date. Individuals may also register at Parks & Rec at 316 S. Everett High Rd in Maryville.

Day of race registration: 12:45-1:30 PM

Race Packet Pick-up: Thursday, December 1st from 6-8PM at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Hamilton Crossing or day of race.
*5k Cost
Students (18 & under):
$20.00 thru 11/28/22         
11/29 thru day of race $25.00

Adults:
$28.00 thru 11/21/22
11/22-11/28 $33.00
11/29 thru day of race $38.00
*1-Mile Fun Run Cost
(Non-chipped time & designated bibs not allowed in 5K race)
$15.00 thru 11/28/22
11/29 thru day of race $18.00
COURSE MAP1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Course MapRegistration fORM
available closer
to race
Race ResultsREGISTER ONLINE
*Fee includes a T-shirt, add $2.00 for XXL, $4.00 Discount if you choose not to receive a T-shirt.

RUN 4 FUN RUNNING PROGRAM

For Ages 18 & up and youth Ages 12 & up are welcome as long as accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the program. Participants should dress weather appropriate and bring a water bottle. Class includes running education, running, core work, stretching, and cooldown. As always recommended, please consult with your physician before starting any exercise program.

Beginner Level: This 10-week training program is structured to help you cross the finish line of your first 5K at the Reindeer Run on December 4th (which is totally optional).  This program focuses on beginners, but all levels of walkers and runners are welcome.  Along the way, we’ll provide you with motivation to keep you moving, guidance and advice, weekly group training runs or walks, and educational clinics on topics such as proper nutrition, choosing the right gear, and avoiding injury.  Plus, you’ll have the camaraderie of others just like you.

Intermediate Level: This program is designed for graduates of our Beginner program or for those who are able to run 3 miles at a steady pace with limited walking breaks.  This 10-week training program is designed to teach you more advanced running techniques and to help you continue on your running journey in a supportive environment.  In Run 4 Fun, we want to help you beat your previous personal records and set new goals for yourself, while providing guidance, motivation, weekly group training runs, and more advanced educational clinics.  We’ll also cover topics designed to help you improve your 5K time such as proper pacing and good form, as well as building on previous topics like nutrition, choosing the right gear, and injury prevention.
Dates
Tuesdays, September 27 – November 29, 2022
Location
Springbrook Park Pavilion and Trail
Time
6:30-7:30 PM
Instructors
Lisa Edwards & Running Coaches
Registration
$70.00 for the 10-week session
Each participant receives:
- $5 Discount off entry fee for the Reindeer Run 5K
- Detailed weekly training schedule
- Weekly email with a focus topic and handouts
- Guidance and advice from an experienced coach
- Shirt
- Great feeling of accomplishment and team spirit
Register Online