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June 13, 2021

PBR SwimRun Knox

Knoxville's Urban Wilderness • 3209 Island Home Ave KnoxvilleTN  37920 Organized by Personal Best Racing

About this event

It's about time to Swim Run KNOX!

SwimRun is about the experience,stepping out of your comfort zone, pushing yourself to the limit and taking onwhatever the course throws at you.You are about to embark on an epic adventure through natureeither individually orwith your teammate.Either way you are guaranteed to havestories to tell when it’s all over!

How does Swim Run Work?

SwimRun racing is about getting from A to B in teams of two or individually along a pre-determined cross-country stylecourse consisting ofanumber of runs and swims. Teams must be equipped with some compulsory safety gear as well as optional wetsuits, shoes, and other equipment they wish to bring, such as paddles, buoys and fins. Each team of two must stay within 10 meters of each other at all times. Teams and individuals must complete the race with all equipment they started with. There are 13 total legs of running and swimming combinedin the long-course event at PBR Swim Run Knox and 9-legs in the Short Course.


There is parking at Ijams Nature Center, and there are a few overflow lots a short walk away.

Pre Race Check in Saturday, June 12 from 5-7pm Location TBD (probably a brewery)

Race Morning Check in, Gear Check, Mandatory Race Briefing 5:45am-7am, Briefing 7:05am, race begins at 7:30am

Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920

Athlete Check in will include: Race Bib, Swim Cap, Bib number tattoos, Participant Schwag (tshirt and other items) Course Cue Sheets

All athletes must have the following gear:

  • Race Bib - must be visible at all times during the race
  • Official Race cap - must be worn visibly on the head during all of the swims
  • Race number tattoos
  • Wetsuit that covers the torso if temperature rule is in effect
  • Safety whistle

At leaset one member of each team must also carry:

  • Waterproof first aid pressure bandage AND/OR water proof first aid kit
  • TIming Chip - provided by race officials

Optional but recommended gear:

  • Pull buoy
  • Paddles
  • Goggles
  • Tether
  • Waterproof pouch
  • personal nutrition options

Award categories will be as follows:

Individual and Short course team awards, Long course team awards

awards will be given to the top 3 teams in each of the following divisions:

  • Women's team division
  • Men's Team division
  • Mixed team division

Event details and schedule

Saturday, June 12th 5-7pm Voluntary Athlete Check in

Sunday, June 13th

5:30-7am Mandatory athlete check in and gear check opens

7:05am Mandatory Pre-Race Athlete Briefing - Ahtlete Pavilion at Ijams Nature Center

7:30am Race Start for all divisions

10am-2pm Finish Line Celebration

10:30am Individual and Short course awards ceremony

12:30pm Long Course Awards Ceremony

2:30pm Course Cutoff


Knoxville's Urban Wilderness

3209 Island Home Ave KnoxvilleTN  37920

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Long Course 17.2 Miles - Long Course Team - Male

in 18 days $230.00

Long Course 17.2 Miles - Long Course Team - Female

in 18 days $230.00

Long Course 17.2 Miles - Long Course Team - Mixed

in 18 days $230.00

Individual Long Course 17.2 Miles - Individual

in 18 days $120.00

Short Course 8.2 Miles - Short Relay - Male

in 18 days $180.00

Short Course 8.2 Miles - Short Relay - Female

in 18 days $180.00

Short Course 8.2 Miles - Short Course - Mixed

in 18 days $180.00

Individual Short Course 8.2 Miles - Short course Team

in 18 days $100.00
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