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The Glow Trot

Saturday August 8th, 2020

Maryville, TN

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Description

For six years, hundreds of runners and walkers have brightened up Blount County with the annual Glow Trot 5K. Now is your chance to light up the night again in 2020 for an awesome cause! All the proceeds from this race will go towards Isaiah 117 House of Blount County. To learn more about this charity, visit https://isaiah117house.com/ Come show your support!                                                                


We are excited to have Chuck Concessions Food Truck to take care of any hunger needs. Adriel McCord from Effective Mobile DJ Service will bring the tunes and some lighting to get the 1M/5K energy flowing through our veins. Can’t wait to light up WBH on Aug. 8th!


For more information email us at [email protected] or visit our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 


STUFF YOU GET


In Person 1 Mile Run/Walk


Race Shirt (Register by July 25 to be guaranteed a shirt)

Race Bib (No time chip)
Glow Sticks 
Blacklight Photobooth

Disposable Mask

Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet

Post Run Refreshments

Medal

In Person 5K


Race Shirt (Register by July 25 to be guaranteed a shirt)

Race Bib (Time chip attached)
Glow Sticks 
Blacklight Photobooth

Disposable Mask

Sponsor Promo Items in Race Packet
Post Run Refreshments

Medal

Virtual 5K- In Person Packet Pickup 


Race Shirt (Deadline to register is July 25th)
Medal 


Virtual 5K- Mailed Within the US) 


Race Shirt (Deadline to register is August 8th)
Medal 


Items will be received during packet pick-up from Vineyard Church on Aug 7th or William Blount High School on Aug 8th


Once you receive your gear, you can run anytime anywhere at your leisure. We ask, once you completed your 5K challenge, to post a picture with your gear on Facebook using the hashtag #TheGlowTrot . We love to see your smiling faces!!


Virtual 5K- Packet Mailed within the US


Race Shirt (Deadline to register is August 8th)
Medal (First 356 5K registrants will receive a medal)


Items will be shipped approximately a week from August 8th. 


Once you receive your gear, you can run anytime anywhere at your leisure. We ask, once you completed your 5K challenge, to post a picture with your gear on Facebook using the hashtag #TheGlowTrot . We love to see your smiling faces!!


PACKET PICK-UP


Friday, August 7th, 2020 4:00pm – 7:00pm @ Vineyard Church   ***Registration packets also available race day starting @ 7pm at William Blount High School.*** 


AWARDS



  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male/Female

    • 1st Overall Male/Female Prize- European Facial from Skin Care by Gaye ($60 Value), $20 Gift Certificate to Little River Company, and Free Tire Rotation/ Balance ($44 Value)

    • 2nd Overall Male/Female Prize- $20 Gift Certificate to Little River Company and Free Tire Rotation/ Balance ($44 Value)

    • 3rd Overall Male/Female Prize- Free Tire Rotation/ Balance ($44 Value)



  • Most Glowed Out Registrant- 2 Microdermabrasion Treatments from Skin Care by Gaye ($130 Value)

  • First 100 people to register for 1M or 5K will be entered into a drawing. One lucky winner will be selected and will receive an Isaiah Swag Bag filled with some Isaiah gear including a bracelet, t-shirt, and other goodies. Register today for your chance at being selected!


Awards will be mailed to winners and will be announced on social media


PRICING


In Person


12 Years and Under- $15 

13-17 Years Old- $20

18 Years and Older- $30

Prices for in person will increase by $5 on July 26th

 


Virtual 

 

In Person Packet Pickup- $30 (Deadline to Register is July 25th)

Packet Mailed within the US- $30 Plus $5 Shipping (Deadline to Register is August 8th)

 

TIMING


Race Day Events will manage the timing for on site 5K registrants. Each 5K registrant will receive a chip attached to their bib for timing accuracy.


On site 1M will begin @ 8PM followed by 5K @ 8:30PM


GUARANTEE YOUR SHIRT


Register by July 25th to guarantee your shirt!


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY


Deadline to become a sponsor is July 1st. More details can be found on our Sponsorship Brochure posted on The Glow Trot Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 


COURSE MAP


A link to the course map can be found on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/TheGlowTrot/ 



  • 1 Mile Walk/Run: Is 1 loop of the 5K course. 

  • 5K Course: The run will start near the football stadium and will proceed to County Farm Rd. You follow County Farm Rd to William Blount Dr and then enter the 9th Grade Academy. You make a loop around the Academy and then take a right onto Stadium Drive. You will then run back close to the start/finish line and run a second loop of the same route. After the second loop you will take a right through the parking lot to the far end and make a loop to the left. For the finish you will enter the track area, run three quarters length, exit and the start/finish line will be shortly after.


Safety Plan


* Medals will be given in the race packet instead of the finish line on race day
* Packet pickup, Aug 7th @ 4pm-7pm, will be setup outside Vineyard Church for drive through pickup
* Volunteers will be given hand made fabric masks to be worn on race day during event time 7pm-9:30pm. Gloves will also be worn while handling water station, post refreshments table, and during sanitizing tables/chairs
* Volunteers will be present to help monitor social distancing by marking 6ft of distance with food truck lines, 5K lineup, and sanitize tabels/chairs
* There will be a temperature check for all volunteers
*Registrants will be given a disposable mask in their race packet to be worn on race day leading up to start time. There will be some exceptions to wearing a mask within Zumba roped off area, while eating, and during walk/run
* Zumba and firetruck viewing will be roped off
* 5K registrants will be capped off at 125 runners
* Staggered start time will be provided for 5K registrants. Pavement will be marked for distancing runners upon start time. There will be a 2-3 minute start time between groups. There will be an announcement on race day to determine lineup based on estimated finish time
*There will be at least 3 police vehicles setup along the course on County Farm Rd. and William Blount Dr.
* Post refreshments will be prepackaged
* There will be no award ceremony. Instead, Most Glowed Out award and Overall Male/Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd Placement award will be mailed and announced on our Facebook and Runsignup page


 

Race Distances

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Start Location

William Blount High School, Maryville, TN

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