Baker Creek

Half Day Adventure Race

Knoxville, TN - Sunday, June 27th, 2021


Race Description


Rev3Endurance Baker Creek Half Day Adventure Race.  Are you ready for this intermediate level adventure race? We have a great course for you to run, bike, paddle, and navigate your way around Knoxville, Tennessee. The estimated distance for the 8 hour race will be around 40 - 60 Miles. The breakdown will be 2-3 miles of paddling, 3-6 miles of trekking and 20+ miles of mountain biking. You will be hitting trails in some of South Knoxville best mountain biking parks. Race solo and push your limits or grab a group of your friends and form a team.  We will give you a map and some basic rules to follow.  You will then set out on your adventure to get checkpoints by hiking, biking and paddling to different checkpoints.  The team with the most points in the allotted time will win.  It's a fun event and you and your friends will get to experience the adventure of finding all the different checkpoints spread across South Knoxville.  


We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at check-in at Baker Creek trail head in Knoxville TN. We’ll host the race out of the Backers Bottom parking lot at Baker Creek Preserve.  Parking will be walking distance from the race HQ at Baker Creek.


 Race Location - Baker Creek - 3700 Lancaster Dr, Knoxville, TN 37920


  • Race Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Brief: Baker Creek Parking lot

  • Bike Drop: Bike drop location will be marked in the parking lot area.

  • Race Start/Finish: Bakers Creek Parking lot

  • Sponsored by Outdoor Knoxville....

  • Bakers Creek Address 

  • If you have friends and family along for the adventure, or if you're looking for something to do or a place to eat while you're in the area, check out the Family Fun link from the Outdoors Knoxville web page.


The start and finish area is actually located at the base of the Bakers Creek. All racers should show and check in at least one hour before their race and attend the pre-race meeting 45 minutes before the race starts.

Race Estimated Distance

40- 60 miles

Registration Fees


  • $130.00 for soloists until January 1st, 2021

  • $140.00 for soloists until April 15th, 2021

  • $160.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight June 20th, 2021

Teams (2, 3, 4 or 5 Person Team Options Available)

  • $120.00 per team member until January 1st, 2021

  • $130.00 per team member until April 15th, 2021

  • $150.00 per team member until registration closes at midnight June 20th, 2021

Race Start Location

Baker Creek - 3700 Lancaster Dr, Knoxville, TN 37920

Race Schedule of Events

  • Super Early Packet Pick-up is Friday June 25th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Baker Bottom Parking lot

  • Early Packet Pick-up is Saturday June 26th, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Baker Bottom Parking lot

  • Race Day Packet Pick-up is 7:00 am - 8:00 am at the Baker Bottom

  • Race Day Itinerary: 

  • 6:30 am: Transition area opens, marked area at the Bakers Bottom.

  • 6:30 am: Bike Drop at the Bakes Bottom Parking lot.

  • 8:15 am: Pre-race brief (Mandatory for all team captains)

  • 8:30 am: Race start

  • 4:30 pm: Racers must be off the course

  • 6:00 pm: Awards ceremony


Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at Bakers Bottom. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed  for each member of your team.  In addition, all fees for USARA must be paid in full at packet pick-up. The USARA fees are $8.00 for a one day membership or $35.00 for a yearly membership. These fees are required.  You will get your race t-shirt, race map, Rules of travel and any race numbers at packet pick-up.

Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance

All gear necessary for water portions of the race will be provided. This may include, but not limited to: Watercraft (Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks or Canoes) , paddles, and PFDs.  Race maps, race passport and Rules of Travel will also be provided by Rev3Endurance. 

Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each team and\or Racer)

Rev3Endurance will not be checking in mandatory equipment. Rev3Endurance will be checking randomly throughout the race for mandatory equipment.  Missing mandatory equipment will result in points being decreased from your total score.

Mandatory Equipment

  • Enough food and water for the event

  • Bike (Hybrid or mountain bike)

  • Bike helmet

  • Maps

  • Rules of Travel

  • Cell phone fully charged

  • Dry bag for your cell phone


The main Transition Area is located at a designated area behind the Baker Creek Preserve.

United States Adventure Racing "General Race Rules"

Click here for the General Race Rules

Fun things to do in the Knoxville Tennessee

Check out the Family Fun link from the Outdoor Knoxville web page.



Post-Race Food

Food will not be served during the award ceremony after the race.  Please bring some beverages and snacks with you. You will have dining options at the Bakers Bottom.  



Unofficial results will be announced at the awards ceremony and post-race official results will be posted to our web site 24 – 48 hour after the event.



Awards: Top three in each category


  • Solo Male and Female

  • 2/3-person teams: Male, Female, and Co-Ed all Adult

links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation

If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.


Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Christi with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race.

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