KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Crux Ridge Running hosts its inaugural event, Ultra Trail Knoxville, a 50k and 25k trail run, 8 a.m. Oct. 15 at Ijams Nature Center. Runners can sign up until Oct. 11 for 50k or 25k trail running races within Knoxville’s urban wilderness.
Ultra Trail Knoxville will be the first ultra trail race within the city limits of Knoxville. The area provides a fast trail with rolling and flat terrain along downtown’s south waterfront that is sure to be breathtaking at this time of year for Knoxville.
The schedule of events includes packet pick up 3-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 and the ultra-run on Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Runners Market in Knoxville.
Registration is $85 now until Oct. 11. For the 25k race, the fees are $50 now until Oct. 11.
All are welcome to Ijams Nature Center after the race for food, raffle prizes, awards, and fun. Ultra Trail Knoxville will donate a portion of its proceeds to further the efforts of The Legacy Parks Foundation, existing to preserve East Tennessee’s natural resources, open spaces, parks and trails.
Crux Ridge Running exists to create challenging tail races from the mountains of Oregon to the urban wilderness of Tennessee.
For more information, visit www.ultratrailknoxville.com.
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