The Golden Eagle Country Run is one of the oldest and toughest runs in the Upper
Cumberland! It has been in existence in one form or another since at least 1978! This race is put on by the Cadets and Cadre of the Tennessee Technological University Army ROTC Department and serves as a final test of our Seniors leadership and planning abilities before they commission as Army Officers and gives them some real world experience in leadership before they start their Army careers. The planning, staffing, conduct, and timing that is necessary to the successful running of The Golden Eagle Country Run mirror that of conducting current fast paced, highly coordinated military operations.
This is the main fundraiser for the Cadets Student Fund which allows the Cadets to fund the many clubs and activities which they participate in, such as food for tailgating prior to football games, the Spring Military Ball, the annual Cadet t shirt, and the many clubs that the Cadets participate in.
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We will have a very nice cotton feel Badger technical shirt and are currently working a killer design.
This race will have timing chips on the bibs this year by Tennessee Race Timing and will have kiosks that show race results.
10K course is certified and 5K course will be certified prior to the race. 10K certification number is TN
Link to 10K route: http://www.runningmap.com/?id=345707
Link to 5K route: http://www.runningmap.com/?id=345713
Event schedule and times
1 January 2013- 1st Registration price increase
20 March 2013- 2nd Registration price increase and T shirt orders places
8 April 2013- Online Registration closes. Mail and in person registration still available
12 April 2013- Early Packet Pickup Time TBD
13 April 2013
0630-0730- Race Day Registration
0800- National Anthem and 10K Race Starts
0810- 5K Race Starts
0945- Awards Presentation