5k Run & Walk
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:15 am start time (eastern - about 15 minutes after the start of the half marathon)
Start/Finish at 50 yard line on Davenport Field at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, TN.
5k Run & Walk Entry Fees
- $20 Sept 1, 2014 to Sept 13, 2014 (really early registration)
- $25 Sept 14, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014 (early registration)
- $30 Jan 1, 2015 to Feb 25, 2015 (regular registration)
- $40 Friday Feb 27 and Sat Feb 28, 2015 (late registration - if race has not sold out)
$5.00 of each registration fee will go to the participant’s selected Charity as part of the Charity Challenge.
5k participants will receive a technical race t-shirt and finishers will also receive a finisher's medal.
RRCA State Championship
The 2015 Scenic City 5k has been designated as the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) State Championship Event for Tennessee. State Championship medals will be awarded to top overall, master, grandmaster, and senior grandmaster male and female half marathon winners.
All participants of the Scenic City Half Marathon, 5K & Charity Challenge will be entered in a drawing to win a Litespeed road bike!
Online registration is now closed.
If the races have not sold out, on-site registration will be available Friday night and Saturday morning at packet pickup.
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Packets, including your bib with embedded chip, and technical shirt can be picked up:
- Friday February 27 from 4 pm to 8 pm (EST) at Finley Stadium, or
- Saturday February 28 from 6:30 am to 7:30 am (EST) at Finley Stadium.
Packet pickup will be organized by bib number. Check your bib number in our list of participants.
Runners over 15 must bring an official photo ID and Active.com confirmation number to packet pick up.
If a runner has made every effort to pick up a race packet but it unable to, a runner may authorize another person to pick up a packet using the packet pick-up authorization form. The form must be signed by both the runner and the person picking up the form and must be accompanied by a hard copy of the runner's picture id.
The 5K course has been certified by USTAF (certification #TN14128MS).
With the start/finish on the 50 yard line of Davenport Field at Finley Stadium, the 5k run & walk will be run as an out and back course along Riverfront Parkway.
- All 5k participants start at about 8:15 AM
- Walkers are welcome but must start at the back of the pack.
- Volunteers with mile pace times will help position runners at the start.
An aid station containing water and sports drinks will be available at the turnaround of the 5K race at approximately 1.5 miles.
The race will utilize IPICO timing chips that will be affixed to each racer’s shoe laces. Each runner will also receive a bib number to be worn during the race.
Runners will receive both a gun time and chip or net time. Overall awards are based on gun times. Age group awards are based on chip or net time.
Results will be posted on this site as well as ChattanoogaTrackClub.org.
Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners, as well as the male and female masters (40+), grandmasters (50+) and senior grandmasters (60+) winners. Awards will also be given to the top three finishers, both male and female, in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over. No duplicate awards.
Bicycles, skateboards, baby strollers/joggers, roller skates, and animals are not allowed in the race. Headphones are strongly discouraged.
On average, Chattanooga's temperature on February 28th ranges from a low of 37 degrees to a high of 59 degrees. The record high for February 28th is 78 degrees (1948) while the record low is 10 degrees (1888).
Directions to the Start
The start/finish is located at Finley Stadium in downtown Chattanooga (1826 Carter St.)