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Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Covenant Health is proud to serve as the title sponsor of the Knoxville Marathon. Our sponsorship reflects Covenant Health’s mission to improve the health and quality of life in East Tennessee.

From the inaugural marathon in 2005 to today, Covenant Health’s sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, exercise physiologists, and fitness professionals help thousands of runners and walkers train and prepare for the event. Our hope is that the marathon will increase community awareness of the many benefits of regular exercise and motivate people to pursue active and healthier lifestyles.

The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon includes a 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon, four-person marathon relay, 5K run and one-mile fun run for children 12 and under.

2017 Online Registration is Now Open!

If you’d like to join us for the 2017 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, click here to register today!
The marathon, half marathon, and relay races will be Sunday, April 2. The Covenant Kids Run and Covenant Health 5K will be Saturday, April 1. 

The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon has grown to become the largest competitive road race in East Tennessee. As in previous years, all races will have an exciting finish on the 50-yard line inside Neyland Stadium. For many, it is the thrill of seeing themselves on the JumboTron as they cross the finish line that inspires them to run the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon.

Proceeds from the marathon benefit the Knoxville Track Club’s youth athletic program as well as Covenant’s Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center Innovative Recreation Cooperative (IRC), which encourages people with disabilities to pursue leisure and sports activities including hand cycling, which is one of the races in the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon.

Kids Run Kickoff set for January

Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at noon for our annual Covenant Kids Run Kickoff at Zoo Knoxville. This will be an opportunity for your child to run or walk one mile through the grounds of the Zoo. Upon completing that mile, we will give them a mileage log so that they can complete 26.2 miles over the course of the next two months, culminating with their last mile on April 1. You can learn more about the Covenant Kids Run by clicking here.