- Saturday, June 17 7:30 AM-11:00 AM 10K Competitive Run 7:45 AM-11:00 AM 5K Competitive Run 8:00 AM-11:00 AM 1 Mile Walk
June 9-17, 2017 – Riverbend is a nationally recognized music festival that hosts a wide variety of artists performing on six stages along the banks of the Tennessee River.
Riverbend Run & Walk Information
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Registration: 6:00 a.m. ET
5K Race Start Time: 7:30 a.m. ET
10K Race Start Time 7:45 a.m. ET
1-Mile Fun Run & Walk Start Time: 8:00 a.m. ET
The 10K (6.2 Mile) and 5K (3.1 Mile) Runs are competitive events with age/gender categories and awards. Competitors will be issued a bib with timing chip attached on race morning.
The 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk is a non-competitive event designed to encourage everyone, especially families, to take steps toward a healthy lifestyle. Wheelchairs and strollers are encouraged. Bicycles, skateboards and in-line skates are not allowed.
Race Day Registration/Packet and Timing Chip Pickup
All 10K and 5K competitors must pick up their bib on race morning. Runners who fail to wear their bib during the entire 10K or 5K race will be disqualified from any award. Packet pickup and late registration is from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. at the Race Site. Day of registration will close at 7:00 a.m. to provide an on time start.
10K Cash Awards*: 1st place Overall winners, male and female, will receive $100 cash awards. 2nd place will receive $75.00. 3rd place will receive $50.00. 1st Place Overall Male and Female will also win 2 VIP passes to the Riverbend Show and Fireworks.
5K Cash Awards*: 1st place Overall winners, male and female, will receie $100 cash awards. 2nd place $75.00. 3rd place $50.00. 1st Place Overall male and Female will also win 2 VIP passes to the Riverbend Show and Fireworks.
Winners must be present to receive cash awards.
Swag: Each participant will receive a 2017 Riverbend Run & Walk T-Shirt (guaranteed to first 800 entries)
Door Prizes: VIP Passes (2 sets of 2 will be given away)
10K and 5K Age Group Awards will be presented after each race during an awards ceremony near the finish line.
- 10K and 5K: 1st overall, 1st masters, 1st grand masters, male and female
- 10K: three awards per age group, male and female
- 18 and under, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over
- 5K: three awards per age group, male and female
- 8 and under, 9-12, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 40-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over
Early Registration: Mailed registration forms and waivers must be received by June 13th. Online registration ends Thursday, June 15, midnight EST. Register in person, June 9, 10, 11, 13,14,15,16 at the Riverbend Festival (see below)
Purchase a Riverbend wrist band for $30.00 with your entry. Maximum of 2 allowed. Wrist bands will be available for pickup at specific locations and times prior to and during Riverbend. Please check on most current details / schedules on the Chattanooga Track Club web site - http://runctc.org
All races begin and end inside the Festival near the Coke Stage. Information about water stops ~ Powerade, Water and Fruit will be available in the finish area.
Visit chattanoogatrackclub.org for more information on the CTC.
CTC will be sharing a tent with the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics. You can register for the Race or join/renew your membership with The Chattanooga Track Club between 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Refund Policy: If City officials or Race Organizers are told conditions are unsafe to hold the event, it will be cancelled and there will be no refunds