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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Posted by Justin Hensley at Mar 15, 2020 11:18PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Due to the wide spread migration and uncertainty of Covid 19, we have decided to postpone the 2020 KNoxville Firecracker 5k. At this time we have not decided whether there will be a make up date.

Please monitor the status of the race here or at

Stay active and be safe out there!


Welcome and thank you to our new race sponsor, Beans & Things! Click the sponsor icon on the left to see what Beth has cookin’ up today!


Due to great support last year, we will be able to donate race proceeds to The Childrens Milk Fund of Knox County!

The Milk Fund provides milk and formula vouchers whenever needed to families with children ages 13 and younger in Knox County. This all-volunteer organization works with local community providers, not-for-profit, and other giving organizations to enable parents to meet their children’s dietary need for milk.

Please visit the CMF website to learn about their mission, history in Knox county, and their connection to Knoxville at:


Thanks to Jon (Goff Photography)…. all of the race photos have been uploaded to the site. Move down the page in the “Photos” section and click on his album to view images. All images are in 4 × 6 format. If you would like to have larger prints, collages, or any other requests, click on the Goff Photography tile under the “Sponsors” section at the left hand side of this site. This will direct you to his Facebook page and you can custom order prints.


No need to wait….take a look at the new and improved Knoxville 5K race course and get out on it today! Click the link below to see the course and open the “Race Description” under the “Documents” section on this site.