Runners take their mark for Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K

(Source: PigeonForge.com)

PIGEON FORGE (WATE) – The Pigeon Forge Midnight 8K combines the uniqueness of a midnight starting time with racing down the middle of a divided boulevard in the center of the city.

The race will begin at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 1. Organizers say the course is flat and fast, almost guaranteeing personal best times for most competitors.

To register for the event, click here. 

The race was also listed in the book The Runner’s Bucket List: “200 Races to Run Before You Die.”

Entry fees

Through 6/30: $25
• 7/1 – 7/29: $30
• Race Day and Mail-In: $40 (Note: No discounts apply to mail-in entries and mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 8, 2015)

Prize Money

• Overall Male/Female – $350
• 2nd Place Male/Female – $250
• 3rd Place Male/Female – $150
Total = $1500

• Overall Male/Female Wheelchair – $250
• 2nd Place – $150
• 3rd Place – $100
Total = $750

Rooms are available both Friday July 31 and Saturday Aug. 1 at a special group rate at our host hotel, the Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge. Call 800.782.3119 and ask for the Pigeon Forge Midnight 8k road race rate.

For the weather conditions on race day, click here. 

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