Featured Race


Big South Fork 17.5 miler or 10K
September 28th, 2019

Where? Big South Fork National Recreation Area
When? Saturday, Sept. 28th, 2019

“One of the most well-respected trail races in the east, the Big South Fork Trail Race has attracted avid trail runners from throughout the region. Since its inception in the mid-1990’s, Race Director Bobby Glenn has presented a trail racing classic suitable for hardcore ultra enthusiasts as well as road runners looking for a challenging introduction to off road running.


Trails Galore!

Like to get dirty? Knoxville has a wealth of trail systems to choose from, making this a welcoming city for outdoor enthusiasts of all types. If you’re new to the area or just new to trail running, the Knoxville Track Club puts on the Treadin’ Trodden Trails Race Series to help you get acquainted with the local trails and the trail community. Need some advice on where to start? Come into Runners Market and we’ll give you some maps and suggest a route!

Trail Running Routes and Maps

Start here -> Outdoor Knoxville
Then here -> Legacy Parks Foundation

Trail Maps

North

  1. Loyston Point Trails – Andersonville, TN
  2. Norris Dam State Park – Norris, TN
  3. Norris Watershed – Norris, TN
  4. Sharp’s Ridge – Knoxville, TN

South

  1. Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness – Knoxville, TN
    – The Urban Wilderness consists of several systems, connected by the ‘South Loop’ trail

     

    1. Private Land Easement
    2. Hastie Natural Area/ Marie Myers Park
    3. Baker Creek
    4. Ijam’s Nature Center/ Meads Quarry
    5. Forks of the River WMA
  2. Fort Dickerson Quarry – Knoxville, TN
  3. I.C. King Park – Knoxville, TN

East

  1. House Mountain – Corryton, TN
  2. Seven Islands State Birding Park – Kodak, TN

West

  1. Black Oak Ridge Conservation Easement – Oak Ridge, TN
  2. Haw Ridge Park – Oak Ridge, TN
  3. North Boundary/ Guard Shack – Oak Ridge, TN
  4. Concord Park – Farragut, TN

Regional

  1. Fort Loudon State Park – Vonore, TN
  2. Big South Fork Nat’l River & Recreation Area – Oneida, TN
  3. Frozen Head State Park – Wartburg, TN
    – Heard of the Barkley Marathons? Yeah, it’s right out our back door!
  4. OBED Nat’l Wild & Scenic River – Wartburg, TN
  5. Great Smoky Mountains Nat’l Park

TRAIL RUNNING SHOES

We stand by the products we carry. The four trail running shoes we offer are highly recommended by us and sure to fit and feel good!

  1. Altra Lone Peak 4

  2. Brooks Cascadia 14

  3. SAUCONY Peregrine ISO

  4. SAUCONY Mad River TR