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(Local time zone is EDT. All events take place at the Alcoa High School, 1205 Lodge Street, Alcoa, TN 37701)

Friday, March 16, 2018

  • Workshop - (To be announced)
  • Check-in/packet pickup - 3-6 PM (get your tech shirt, bib, swag bag, and optional meal ticket(s) - if purchased)
  • Pre-race expo - 3-6 PM
  • (Almost) Mandatory prerace meeting with keynote speaker - 5-6 PM. Also door prizes, contests
  • Optional prerace pasta dinner (vegetarian option) - 6-7 PM (Each runner who purchased the $10 meal during their registration will receive a meal ticket when they check in onsite Friday). Kids up to age 10 who are with a paying parent eat free. Additional people are always welcome to purchase tickets and join in! Be sure and purchase additional meals during the UltraSignUp registration/checkout process as there are a very limited quantity available for sale during the Friday check-in. You can also purchase them here:

Saturday, March 17, 2018, (Sunrise - 7:44, sunset - 7:45)

  • Bagels, bananas, drink, etc. Also late arrival check-in/packet pickup - 6:30 -7:30 AM. LAST CHANCE TO CHANGE RACE DISTANCE AND STILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A FINSHERS AWARD!
  • Prerace welcome (Alcoa School Superintendent), presentation charity checks, then move outside for the national anthem - 7:30 - 7:50 AM
  • 50K (solo and relay) races start - 7:55 AM
  • 100K and 100 mile races start - 8 AM
  • Food, drinks, and chocolate milk available for all runners and their pacers inside the school commons area - 11:30 AM until end of race Sunday 2 PM 
  • 50 mile race packet pick-up - 7-7:45 PM (At Finisher's/Awards area inside school commons area)
  • 50 mile race starts - 8 PM

Sunday, March 18, 2018

  • All races end - 2 PM Sunday

NOTE: All finishers awards are presented and pictures taken in the Awards area immediately after completion (except those awards needing personalization, which will be mailed later). Overall placement podium photos will also be taken. All members of the 3 fastest relay teams will need to stay until all their team members have finished so a team picture can be taken. There are no other formal post-race activities scheduled.