Category Logo

Ready, set … register for the 2018 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

November 21, 2017

Sign up for race events by Nov. 30 for early discounts

The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events take place March 24-25, 2018, but now is the time to register and start training for your race.

Participants are encouraged to register online at by Thursday, Nov. 30, before price increases on entry fees go into effect at 11:59 p.m. ET that night.

Current registration fees include $75 for the full marathon, $60 for the half-marathon and two-person relay, $45 for the four-person relay, $35 for the 5K and $20 for the Covenant Kids Run. Save up to $10 on each event by registering before Friday, Dec. 1.

“With the 2018 event only four months away, we want to encourage people to set a goal, sign up and start getting ready for an amazing race weekend,” Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Executive Director Jason Altman said. “Whether you are participating in the full marathon or a 5K, register now. And to prepare, you can join us for group training runs starting in December through March 17.”

Group training runs begin Saturday, Dec. 2. Runners meet every Saturday at 8 a.m. at Eddie’s Health Shoppe at 8025 Kingston Pike in Knoxville. Weekly group runs are free, open to the public and require no preregistration. These training runs include pace groups and mileage options ranging from beginner to advanced.

Group runs are sponsored by Eddie’s Health Shoppe, Knoxville Performance Lab and ZenEvo Dark Chocolate. The group run schedule is available at

For more information and to register for the 2018 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon races, visit

The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is a premier event organized by the Knoxville Track Club, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the encouragement of physical well-being through physical well-being through running and walking.