Race 13.1 Tennessee Valley Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Saturday, May 2, 2015 • Cleveland, TN • Course Map

149-racereach_registerPart of a series of North Carolina-based races that are set to expand across the Southeast in 2015, the all-new Race 13.1 Tennessee Valley Half Marathon makes its inaugural running this May in this small city — population just over 42,000 — that lies just a short drive from nearby Chattanooga and the Tennessee-Georgia-North Carolina state line.

While the details for the race were still being worked out at the time of this writing, the Race 13.1 Tennessee Valley Half Marathon is set to follow an out-and-back route that starts and finishes at Bradley Square Mall, a shopping mall that lies just to the north of downtown Cleveland.

The race will be USATF (USA Track & Field) certified, organizers say, and the course time limit will be 3 1/2 hours. The race will be open to the first 3,000 entrants — 1,500 in the half marathon, and 750 each in the 10K and 5K.

Race Weather & Climate

Located in Tennessee’s southeastern corner, about 30 miles northeast of Chattanooga, Cleveland typically sees May temperatures between 53ºF and 78ºF, while rainfall totals average just over 4.9 inches for the month, making it the city’s fourth-wettest month of the year.

On the day of the race (May 2), the average low is 49ºF and the average high is 75ºF.

Course Map

See the race route map for the Race 13.1 Tennessee Valley Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 7:00 AM – half marathon
  • 7:15 AM – 10K, 5K


  • $59 for the half marathon, if registered by December 1, 2014
  • $65 between Dec. 2 – February 9, 2015
  • $75 between Feb. 10 – March 30
  • $85 between March 31 – May 2


To reserve your spot in the spring 2015 running of Cleveland’s Race 13.1 Tennessee Valley Half Marathon, 10K or 5K race, register online at Race131.com here.


Official Race Website



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1 comment… add one
  • Angie December 2, 2014, 9:33 am

    When I tried to register it said the cost was 65, but this page says 59. What is the amount?


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