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January 09, 2021

I Just Want to Be A Unicorn Half Marathon and 5k

Volunteer Landing • 956 Volunteer Landing Lane KnoxvilleTN  37902 Organized by Personal Best Racing

About this event

Join Personal Best Racing, Patdome Promotions, and The Julia Barbara Foundation for the 2nd year of our I Just Want To Be A Unicorn Half Marathon and 5k along the beautiful riverfront greenways and roads. On Saturday January 9th 2021 we will send you off for an amazing unicorny adventure!

Half Marathon begins at 9am heading west on Neyland to the greenway connection that goes over the river (and through the woods) then back to pickup the Tyson Greenway to concord and back to the Volunteer Landing for a magical finish!

The 5k begins at 9:15am and heads east to the Ned Mcwherter Greenway section for an out and back along the river giving us another magical finish.

The one mile fun run begins after the 5k is out and head out and back to finish with a celebration!


Packet Pickup will be held on Friday evening, January 7th at Eddie's Health Shoppe Downtown at 455 Union Ave 5-7pm and then again Saturday morning at Volunteer Landing, 956 Volunteer Landing Lane starting at 7:30am closing at 8:50am for both the half marathon and 5k

Parking for race is available at several downtown locations with a walkway to the venue. A map will be sent with pre race emails as we get closer.

All participants will receive a medal, but the half marathon medals will be different.

Awards will go to top 3 male and female over all, top masters male and female, 3 deep male and female Age group awards 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

New this year TOP TEAM AWARD! When you register for a team you automatically get a discount, but we will be featuring the following team awards:

-Biggest Team

-Fastest Team

Trophies will be awarded at awards ceremony

Meanwhile, be prepared for any weather as we've had frigid temps all the way to heat wave status!

Looking to volunteer or have a family member that wants to volunteer? Sign up here: VOLUNTEER

The Course may change if we get certain approvals, but as of right now, our approved Half Marathon course is HERE and the 5k course is HERE

Please like our facebook page @Personal Best Racing and Like our event page HERE

Event details and schedule

Friday January 8th, Eddies Health Shoppe Downtown 5-7pm

Saturday, January 9th 7:30am packet pickup

9am half marathon start

9:15am 5k and Fun Run

10:15am 5 k awards

11:30am Half Marathon awards


Volunteer Landing

956 Volunteer Landing Lane KnoxvilleTN  37902

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