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Registration Still Open for Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K Run

PIGEON FORGE -- Line up begins at 11:50 p.m. on August 6th for the Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K. The race starts at midnight!

This Knoxville Track Club race will be a fast and flat course.

The Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center will serve as the Official Headquarters and hotel for the event. Pre-race staging will take place in the parking lot at the Sevier County Bank on the Parkway. Post race and awards ceremony will take place at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center.

The Knoxville Track Club is among the top ten largest track and field clubs in the U.S. The club encourages life-long physical well-being through running and walking. This year the Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K is a State Championship race for the 8K distance.

Everyone is welcome to participate including runners who will be competing for the championship title as well as those runners and walkers who just want to participate for fun.

There is also a wheelchair and hand-cycle division in this event.

Registration from July 23 – August 3 is $25. Race Day Registration is $30. Online registration is available at

Pre-registered runners will receive t-shirts on race day. Late registrants will receive a t-shirt as supplies last or at a later date. Shirts will be short sleeved.

Sponsors of the 8K include, Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge Hotel and Convention Center, Sevier County Bank, and the City of Pigeon Forge.

Published August 1, 2011

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