8314 TN-73, Townsend, Tennessee, United States

Start Date

09/09/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, 16.2 Miles, Half Marathon (13.1 Mi), 5K (3.1 Miles)

Escape to the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies" with a gorgeous race through the woods.

The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a stunning race with sweeping panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee countryside. Both the half marathon and the 5k finish in front of the Talley Ho Inn in Townsend, TN, (the Peaceful Side of the Smokies)!  Join us, not to achieve your personal best time, but to have the best time of your life!


Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Black Bear Double

    1 Weekend, 2 Races, 3 Medals... Are you up for the challenge? The Black Bear Double includes the Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon and the Great Smoky Mountains 5K. With a Black Bear Double registration, you'll earn: - One race shirt - ONE special Black Bear Double swag item - during registration, you’ll choose between a hat, pint glass, campers mug, t-shirt, tank top, or beach hoodie and you’ll pick it up at the race expo. Additional items can be purchased at the end of the second race. - Two finisher medals - one for each race - One Black Bear Double medal ⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
    Activity Starts: 9/9/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 9/10/2022 13:00
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 3/14/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $170.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 3/14/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 6/13/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $200.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 6/13/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 19:00
      Race fee : $230.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  2. Half Marathon

    The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon is a stunning race with gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains and Tennessee countryside. ⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
    Activity Starts: 9/10/2022 07:00 - Activity Ends: 9/10/2022 13:00
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 3/14/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $109.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 3/14/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 6/13/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $129.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 6/13/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 19:00
      Race fee : $149.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. 5K (timed)

    The 5K course is going to be in Townsend, TN, on the Townsend Historical Trail. The race will finish in front of the Tally Ho Inn. ⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
    Activity Starts: 9/9/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 9/9/2022 21:30
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 3/14/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 3/14/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 6/13/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 6/13/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 19:00
      Race fee : $55.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  4. 5K "Fun Run" (not timed)

    The 5K course is going to be in Townsend, TN, on the Townsend Historical Trail. The race will finish in front of the Tally Ho Inn. The Fun Run will be in conjunction with the 5K. You’ll get the same shirt and finisher medal, but you will not be timed for the awards. ⚠️ Simply running each individual race does not qualify you for the Black Bear Double medal or swag. You need to register for the Black Bear Double specifically.
    Activity Starts: 9/9/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 9/9/2022 21:30
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 3/14/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 3/14/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 6/13/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $0.00
    • Registration opens : 6/13/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  5. Black Bear Double Charity Bib

    Raise a minimum of $1,200 to support the communities in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and we'll waive your race entry fee. The Charity Bib program is a serious commitment, so please don’t take this lightly. You will have until 2 weeks prior to the race to raise the funds and become eligible to run. If you are short of meeting your goal, you'll be charged the remainder of the fundraising commitment. All donations are final. This year, there will be prizes for the TOP fundraiser at each event. AND, if you are the top fundraiser for the year (this includes charity bibs for all 14 races) you will win a race entry, flight and hotel accommodations for a 2023 half marathon of your choice!
    Activity Starts: 9/9/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 9/10/2022 13:00
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  6. Half Marathon Charity Bib

    Raise a minimum of $1,000 to support the communities in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and we'll waive your race entry fee. The Charity Bib program is a serious commitment, so please don’t take this lightly. You will have until 2 weeks prior to the race to raise the funds and become eligible to run. If you are short of meeting your goal, you'll be charged the remainder of the fundraising commitment. All donations are final. This year, there will be prizes for the TOP fundraiser at each event. AND, if you are the top fundraiser for the year (this includes charity bibs for all 14 races) you will win a race entry, flight and hotel accommodations for a 2023 half marathon of your choice!
    Activity Starts: 9/10/2022 07:00 - Activity Ends: 9/10/2022 13:00
    Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Race Shirt (select your size)
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 11/19/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 9/9/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  7. Pacer

    Activity Starts: 9/10/2022 07:00 - Activity Ends: 9/10/2022 13:00
    Registration opens : 9/10/2022 08:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/10/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 9/10/2022 08:01
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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