Earth Day 5K

Strap on your racing shoes and get ready to run for a great cause in Gatlinburg later this month! It’s the Earth Day 5K in Gatlinburg presented by Hilton Garden Inn!

The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation is celebrating Earth Week this year by offering an Earth Day 5K Run/Walk throughout town. Funds raised will benefit the Chamber Foundation’s initiatives in education and their green program.

The Earth Day 5K is a United States of America Track & Field sanctioned event complete with time chips, prizes and much more! ANyone interested can register early to guarantee their shirt size.

Runners register here

Friday, April 26, 2013
Race begins and ends at NOC Gatlinburg, 1138 Parkway
Registration begins at 9 pm.
Race begins at 10 pm.

Early Bird Registration: $20 (until April 12)
Regular Registration: $25 (April 13-25)
Race Day Registration: $30 (Register at event on April 26)
Student/Youth: $15 (17 & under or High School Student)
Family Rate: For each parent, a child 12 or under is free.  Call for more information.

There will be awards given for the best overall male and female in each category, as well as the overall group winner. The various age categories are: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and over.

For more information, contact Jennifer Burke at the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (865) 436-0505 or email

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