Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Running with Sasquatch

8520 Dayton Pike

Soddy Daisy, TN 5K, 5K - 6 Person Relay

This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 6, 2019

Course Description

The "Running with Sasquatch" 5k will begin on the campus of Ivy Academy, at 8520 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

The 5k trail race is an out and back course along the North Chick Creek. The trail will be roughly 4-5ft wide and will accommodate two-way traffic. Expect possible creek crossings, standing water, fallen trees, and rugged terrain, with the turn around at "Pride Rock." We encourage you to bring your own water supply, especially if you are hiking/walking the 5k. Those who beat Sasquatch will receive an "I Whooped Sas'" trucker hat.

There will be Ivy Academy staff on the trail to help guide and supervise runners. Please be sure to bring your own water source.

About Ivy Academy

We are scholars, stewards, and volunteers: WE ARE IVY.

Ivy Academy is a tuition-free public school in Hamilton County, grades 6 - 12. The mission of Ivy Academy is to provide a quality educational program with an emphasis on scholarship, environmental stewardship, and volunteerism for all students, and to prepare them to influence society and nature in positive ways.

Ivy Academy is a tuition-free public charter middle and high school, currently serving grades 6-12 in Soddy Daisy, TN. We are adjacent to the North Chickamauga Creek and are able to take full advantage of the trails and creek for specialized, project-based instruction. Ivy Academy is a national leader in Environmental Education and is a USDE Green Ribbon School and a 501 (c3) non-profit program.

Similar to all Hamilton County public schools, we operate by receiving per-pupil education funds from the state. We strive to extend the educational experience of our students through a variety of non-traditional activities, and additional funding resources are paramount to that cause.

Packet Pickup

Please arrive early for packet pickup. Packet pickup will begin at 7 am and run until 8:30. Race time start is 9 am.

There will be Ivy Academy staff on the trail to help guide and supervise runners. Please be sure to bring your own water source.

Wildflower Walk Option

Ivy Academy's trail runs along the south bank of the North Chickamauga Creek. During late February through early May over 30 species of wildflowers can be viewed on the Running with Sasquatch trail route. Those who sign up for the Wildflower Walk will simply start the trail race at the back of the line and hike the course to admire the beautiful scenery.

Sleepy Sasquatch Option

Not interested in running/hiking the event but still want to get involved? Sign up for the " Sleepy Sasquatch." Sleep in, skip the run, and still get a sweet swag item. All proceeds of this race go directly to benefiting the students of Ivy Academy.


Those who " Whoop Sas", will earn an " I whooped Sas" trucker hat. Do you have what it takes? Awards for Top 3 Male, Top 3 Female, Top 3 for 12 and under, and Top 3 Ivy Student Awards.

Over $500 in Giveaways

There will be a "Recycled Race Number" drop box at the Running with Sasquatch 5k. All those who recycle their numbers will be eligible for door prizes at the completion of the event. Run-N-Recycle!

Ivy Academy Athletic Donations

Given the continued growth and achievement of our student-athletes, Ivy Academy will be establishing an athletic scholarship fund for our student-athletes to cover their team fees, uniforms, facility memberships, and other expenses.

Event's current local time: 8:10 AM ET


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