OBER UPHILL 5K

A bucket-list 5K you won't soon forget!

Sign up for the ultimate uphill race to benefit the Boys & Girl’s Club

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!

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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