About the Race
Run LoCo Half Marathon and 5K is returning for 2023! The Run LoCo Half Marathon will be a certified out and back race course starting and finishing at the Tellico Lake Canal Day Use Area. Scenic views of the Tennessee River, Downtown Lenoir City and the Greenway will be featured on this certified course. All Runners will receive a swag bag at registration including a Run LoCo Hoodie. Finishers will receive a finisher medal, wonderful views and fantastic day. Runners need to be registered by October 15 to guarantee swag.
5K Elf on the Run will also be an out and back race utilizing start and finish at Tellico Lake Canal Day Use Area. Elf runners will receive swag bags and hoodies at registration, finisher medals, wonderful views and fantastic day! Registrations by October 15 will be guaranteed swag. Runners are encouraged to dress as the Elf normally found on a shelf.
All races support the mission of the Loudon County Education Foundation!
Fairfield Inn & Suites Knoxville Lenoir City/I-75 for $109 USD per night
Start Date: Friday, December 1, 2023
End Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Also Nick Morgan Photography will be on site at the race taking photos and you will be able to access photos at his website after the race again this year!
Your Education. Our Mission.
Where Funds Are Going
Currently, the Education Foundation offers scholarships to students, and classroom grants to teachers, conducts the annual Young Achievers Award Ceremony, holds an annual essay contest for grades 3 – 8, and facilitates funding for both the City and County school systems. The Foundation is the host organization for Imagination Library for Loudon County. Leadership Loudon County is also a part of the excellent package of programs offered by the Education Foundation.
Funds Go to
- Scholarships to students and classroom grants to teachers
- Funding for both City and County school systems.
- The annual Young Achievers Award Ceremony
- An annual essay contest for grades 3 – 8
- The Imagination Library for Loudon County