The Sequoyah will take place at Pinson Mounds State Park on December 1, 2019. This fun day of races will include a marathon, half marathon, and 5K.
The marathon and half marathon will start at 8am.
The 5K will start at 2pm in the afternoon.
The course is an asphalt 2.9 mi loop that is pancake flat and fast. The marathon will consist of 9 loops and the half marathon of 4.5 loops. The 5K will be consist of one loop with a short out and back to reach 3.1 miles.
Spots are limited for every distance as parking is limited within the park to a certain amount of spots.
All finishers will receive a finisher's medal custom designed for The Sequoyah.
We will also be hosting the Lil Debbie Christmas Tree Cake Mile that afternoon at 3pm. To read more about it and sign up CLICK HERE
The Sequoyah is the third day of races in our Thanksgiving weekend race series this year.
Thanksgiving Weekend Races
Black Diamond 40 Miler + Relay (Day 1)
Local time: 4:41 AM
Day one is always the Black Diamond 40 Miler + 3 or 4 runner Relay (The Reagan Relay). This event has been taking place for 8 years now and is likely the fastest 40 Miler course in the country. It's country roads, water jugs, roaming aid stations, Safari Park created in honor of the original Strolling Jim 40 Miler with aspects of the Vol State 500K mixed in as well. The race is of course discounted for Run It Fast members and veterans of the race.
Link to sign up for the Black Diamond 40 Miler + Relay HERE
Black Diamond Marathon 26.2 (Day 2)
For the first time this year Day 2 will feature the inaugural Black Diamond 26.2 Mile Marathon on Saturday, Nov 30, 2019, the day after the Black Diamond 40 Miler. This course is an open road course that utilizes 19 of 26 miles from the BD 40 Miler course the day before and is beautiful, relatively flat, and fast. The race is discounted for RIF members..
Link to sign up for the Black Diamond Marathon HERE
The Sequoyah Races at Pinson Mounds (Day 3)
A third day of racing, following the Black Diamond 40+Relay and Black Diamond Marathon, takes place at the Sequoyah Marathon/Half Marathon/5K at Pinson Mounds State Park on December 1, 2019.
You can sign up and read more about The Sequoyah HERE
The Sequoyah is discounted for Run It Fast® members or anyone that runs a Black Diamond race.
The Christmas Tree Cake Mile 3PM (Day 3)
Eat a Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cake, run 1/4th a mile, repeat 4x. A caloric rush. Don't puke! Lot of fun for all.
Sign Up HERE for the Christmas Tree Cake Mile