Run to the top and get a free ride down on the Aerial Tramway! Runners will also be able to drop a bag to be transported to the finish line… register before Thursday, April 26th to guarantee a race t-shirt!
Date, Time and Place: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 8:00 am starting at Downtown Ober Gatlinburg. START LAT: 35.708850, LNG: -83.523570
Course Description: The Ober Uphill 5K will begin at Ober Gatlinburg downtown parking area and run Ski Mountain Road to Ober Gatlinburg. It is all uphill. This is a true bucket list race. This road running race consists of a 1358′ ascent, making the course 84% uphill, 12.5% downhill, and 3.5% flat. For exact details: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/561254
Registration Fees (NO REFUNDS AND NO BIB TRANSFERS): Early Bird Pricing: March 1-March 12th $20, March 13-April 15 is $25 and late registration April 15-May 4th is $30 and Day of registration is $35.
T-shirts: Unisex sized t-shirts for participants. Pre-registered through April 15th will receive them at early packet pick up or on race day. Please note anyone registering after April 15th will receive shirts while supplies last. Once inventory runs out on RunSignUp there will be no more shirts. We will not re-order.
Awards: Awards will be presented to the KING and QUEEN of the Mountain, the top 3 Overall Male/Female and top 3 finishers in each age group (10 year increments). Overall winners will not be eligible for age division awards. Awards are based on gun time and not chip time. Awards are sponsored by Cobbly Nob Rentals and hand crafted by the Wood Cottage!
Post Race Refreshments: Participants are encouraged to attend the post race events at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg will be celebrating their 1st annual Spring Celebration.
Results: Complete results will be available on the KTC app (available in iTunes and Google Play Store) immediately as well as on the website at www.ktc.org.
Donations: We are raising funds for the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains This organization works to provide a safe, nurturing space and meals for school aged kids. The Boys and Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains offers kids mentorship, opportunities to excel and extra attention children may not otherwise receive. At the time of registration/check out, we will be asking you to sponsor a child for a day ($6), a Week ($23), a Month ($100), the Summer ($400), the School Year ($800), OR the Entire Year ($1200). Your donation will DIRECTLY affect the youth of Sevier County!
Last year’s results from http://www.ktc.org/Results.html :
Sugarlands Shine Mountainfest
Outlandish Ober Uphill 5k
September 30, 2017
Place Name Age S City St Gun
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1 Gina Stanley 35 F Knoxville TN 31:09
2 Sam Plemons 39 M Knoxville TN 31:57
3 Stephen Huskey 36 M Sevierville TN 32:34
4 Ryan Miller 46 M Knoxville TN 33:21
5 Phil Barber 62 M Knoxville TN 38:49
6 Kiska Butler 42 F Knoxville TN 39:57
7 Kent Stanley 46 M Knoxville TN 40:22
8 Kristie Kurtenbach 57 F Germantown WI 40:37
9 Ryan Funkhouser 35 M Maryville TN 43:40
10 Josh Blevins 35 M Knoxville TN 43:52
11 Marl Murphy 40 M Knoxville TN 44:08
12 Jay Shires 35 M Jackson TN 44:12
13 Brandi Shires 39 F Jackson TN 44:30
14 Robert Jolley 46 M Knoxville TN 44:30
15 Teresa Bones 55 F Knoxville TN 45:39
16 Nick Altic 31 M Knoxville TN 45:50
17 Judy Jolley 35 F Knoxville TN 47:48
18 David Maniscalco 34 M Knoxville TN 49:31
19 Christina Adkins 32 F Knoxville TN 49:37
20 Nick Bradbury 50 M Knoxville TN 50:07
21 Pete Jucker 63 M Gatlinburg TN 52:55
22 Allison Stapleton 31 F Smyrna GA 53:11
23 Sarah Altic 32 F Knoxville TN 53:20
24 Allison Baker 51 F Knoxville TN 53:21
25 Chris Hill 26 M Knoxville TN 55:32
26 Mary Hill 23 F Knoxville TN 55:33
27 Amanda Clabo 31 F Sevierville TN 59:19
28 Jessica Atchley 35 F Sevierville TN 59:59