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Families on the Run 2013

Date & Time
December 7, 2013 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Downtown SportsBarn (Google Map)
Event Information


Registration has closed online. Please come to the SportsBarn on Friday between 2-6 to register. There will day of registration beginning at 6 am at the SportsBarn, but the fee increases by $10.

Come celebrate the holiday season with First Things First.  Festive Holiday Attire Recommended! 


The registration fee is $25.00 for individuals, $40.00 for families up to 4, and $50.00 for families of 5 or more through December 6th. Make plans to register early as the fee increases by $10 the day of the Run. Each registration includes race entry, a hot breakfast, access to the SportsBarn, and a goody bag. Long-sleeved t-shirts are guaranteed to the first 400 registrants.  


Families on the Run will also host a Holiday Party filled with fun activities for the entire family at the downtown SportsBarn from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Enjoy hot coffee and beverages, entertainment, and vendors while waiting on friends and family to finish the race. 


6:00-7:30 a.m.   Registration and packet pick up
at the Downtown SportsBarn
6:45 a.m. Shuttle to/from race site begins 
7:45 a.m. 5K Competitive Race
(Run rain or shine)
8:00 a.m. 10K Competitive Race
(Run rain or shine)
8:10 a.m. Santa Stroll
(Stroll rain or shine)
8:30-10:00 a.m. Hot Breakfast
(Runners need race number, Non-runners need ticket)
9:30 a.m. Kiddie K
(Inside the SportsBarn—Meet at Downstairs Track)
10:30 a.m. Awards
8:00-10:00 a.m.  Holiday Festival
(Open to family and friends)



Participants can enter as individuals, as a family or couple team! Individual participants and teams can collect contributions from their families and friends to support First Things First community initiatives. Top fundraisers will qualify to win incentives!  

Male and Female Age Divisions: 
10K competitive
Adults: 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 Plus
5K competitive
Children: 9-10, 11-12, 13-15
Adults: 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 Plus
Santa Stroll (1 mile Family Fun Run/Walk) - all ages


Avoid race day rush! Pick up your race day packet Friday, December 6 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Downtown SportsBarn.


Due to space limitations we are limiting registration to 1,000 participants!

If you have any questions please contact Alishea Hixson at (423) 267-5383 or at


Families on the Run is sponsored by SportsBarn and Personal Fitness Specialists, Sunny 92.3, University of Phoenix, Earth Fare, Aquariam Foods, Coca-Cola, Groome Transportation, Chick-fil-A local operators, & Hunter Musuem.

Should you be unable to participate, your non-refundable registration fee will become a tax deductible donation. Thank you!

 To receive delicious deals and freebies from Earth Fare, please sign up at and text “EAT” to 71700.

Registration Deadline
December 6, 2013 2:00 PM

Registration Deadline has Passed