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Registration for 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon races opens Global Running Day, June 5

June 5, 2019

All runners – novice and elite, local and out-of-town – are invited to celebrate Global Running Day on Wednesday, June 5, by registering for the 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. Online registration opens at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time for all Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon races taking place March 28-29, 2020.

Start line of the 2019 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon.

“We want to give our runners as much time as possible to get their training and race schedules set, and what better time to open registration for the region’s largest competitive road race than the day dedicated to a worldwide celebration of running,” said Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Race Director Jason Altman. “Whether you’re a competitive runner planning out your calendar of races, someone who wants to set a long-term health and fitness goal or an East Tennessean who always has wanted to cross that local finish line, now is the time to commit and save money on your registration fee.”

Participants are encouraged to register online at Current registration fees are $65 for the full marathon; $50 for the half-marathon and two-person relay; $40 for the four-person relay; $25 for the 5K; and $10 for the Covenant Kids Run. An increase in entry fees will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, June 30.

During the 16th annual race weekend, finishers, family and fans also will enjoy post-race celebrations at World’s Fair Park, the Health & Fitness Expo and more.

“Watch for more announcements during the coming months as we share plans and updates for the 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events and festivities,” Altman said.

For more information about the 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, 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 running and walking.