Secret City Half Marathon & 5K

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • Oak Ridge, TN • Course Map

runsignup-blueEast Tennessee’s Secret City Half Marathon takes runners along a fast and largely level course. The route follows the beautiful Clinch River with runners passing a quarry for a change of scenery. The course continues down a serene tree-lined road and through the heart of Oak Ridge. The route picks up the Clinch River again for impressive views all the way to the finish.


Oak Ridge was a city created in secrecy literally ‘overnight’ in the 1940’s and played a vital role in helping to end WWII with the creation of atomic weapons. Nicknamed the ‘Secret City’ for its role in the war effort; Oak Ridge was not even on a map until the 1960’s.

Today, Oak Ridge is a vibrant city with scenic greenways, challenging hiking and biking trails, and beautiful waterways.

Race Weather & Climate

Located among the hills and valleys of easternmost Tennessee, about 25 miles northwest of Knoxville, Oak Ridge typically sees November temperatures between 37°F and 60°F, while  record temperatures here during the month have fallen as low as 0 degrees (in 1950) and risen as high as 83 degrees (in 1961).

On the day of the race (Nov. 17), the average low is 36°F and the average high is 59°F.

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Secret City Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 9:00 AM – half marathon
  • 9:15 AM – 5K

Course Time Limit

4 hours

Fees

  • $45 – $85 for the half marathon
  • $25 – $50 for the 5K

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2018 running of Oak Ridge’s Secret City Half Marathon or Relay, register online at RunSignUp.com here.

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Official Race Website

secretcityhalfmarathon.com

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1 comment… add one
  • Elise Dechaine November 5, 2015, 4:43 am

    I signed up for the half marathon over 6 months ago. I will not be able to run do to work. When I signed up I was off on Saturdays but I changed my job and now work on Saturday. Can I get a refund on the race?
    Thank you

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