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Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

September 6, 2024

Townsend, TN

Get ready to run wild in the picturesque town of Townsend, TN on September 6, 2024! The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K is back, and it's time to hit the ground running in this epic race through stunning scenery. Prepare to be amazed, because this event is "mountain" to be unforgettable!
Get ready to run wild in the picturesque town of Townsend, TN on September 6, 2024! The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K is back, and it's time to hit the ground running in this epic race through stunning scenery. Prepare to be amazed, because this event is
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About The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

The Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K, held on September 6, 2024, in Townsend, TN, offers a breathtaking running experience through the stunning landscapes of the Smoky Mountains and the peaceful Tennessee countryside. As a passionate half marathon runner, this race promises to be an unforgettable adventure filled with natural beauty, camaraderie, and a chance to escape the bustling city life.

Imagine running amidst the lush greenery of the woods, with panoramic views of the majestic Smoky Mountains serving as your backdrop. The serenity and tranquility of the “Peaceful Side of the Smokies” will envelop you as you conquer every stride towards the finish line. Whether you’re an experienced runner or someone seeking a new challenge, this race will rejuvenate your spirit and leave you with lasting memories.

Townsend, known as the gateway to the Smokies, is a charming city with a rich history and a warm, welcoming community. It offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking trails, fishing spots, and scenic drives. After the race, you can explore the town’s delightful local shops and indulge in delicious Southern cuisine.

The weather in September is perfect for running, with mild temperatures and lower humidity. It’s an ideal time to enjoy the picturesque surroundings without having to endure extreme heat or cold.

So, lace up your running shoes and join us for the Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K. Whether you’re chasing a personal best or simply craving a remarkable experience, this race will not disappoint. Get ready to unleash your inner adventurer, soak in the natural beauty, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Let’s make this race the highlight of your running journey, where you’ll truly have the “best time of your life”!

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