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Dirty South

Adventure Races

Knoxville, TN
Sunday, June 12th, 2022

 

 

8 Hour Adventure Race

 

Rev3Endurance Dirty South 8 Hour 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 South Knoxville. The estimated distance for the 8 hour race will be around 30 - 40 Miles. The breakdown will be 1.5 mile of paddling, 3-6 miles of trekking and 25+ miles of mountain biking. You will be hitting trails in some of South Knoxville's 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 and the Urban Wilderness. 

4 Hour Adventure Race
 

Rev3Endurance Dirty South 4 Hour Adventure Race.  Are you ready for this beginner adventure race? We have a great course for you to run, bike, paddle, and navigate your way around South Knoxville. 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. 

 

 

Race Sample Area - Exploring the Urban Wilderness in Knoxville, Tennessee

 

 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: Baker Creek Parking lot

  • Sponsored by Outdoor Knoxville and River Sports

  • Bakers Creek Address 3700 Lancaster Dr. Knoxville, TN 37920

  • 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 Baker Creek. All racers should show and check in at least 1.5 hours before their race and attend the pre-race meeting 45 minutes before the race starts.

Race Estimated Distance and Time

8 Hour, 35+ Miles

4 Hour, 10+ Miles

 

Difficulty Level

8 Hour Course

7 on a scale of 1-10 (Only experience racers pushing their limits)

 

4 Hour Course

4 on a scale of 1-10 (First time adventure racers will be challenges not for beginners)

Registration Fees 8 Hour (Sellout is 100 Racers)

 

Soloist

 

  • $140.00 for soloists until May 30th, 2021

  • $160.00 per team member until April 30th, 2022

  • $180.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight June 1st, 2022

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

  • $130.00 per team member until December 31st, 2021

  • $150.00 per team member until April 30th, 2022

  • $170.00 per team member until registration closes at midnight June 1st, 2022

 

Registration Fees 4 Hour (Sell Out is 100 Racers)

 

Soloist

  • $80.00 for soloists until December 31st, 2021

  • $100.00 for soloists until registration closes at 11:00pm, June 1st, 2022

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

 

  • $70.00 per team member until December 31st, 2021

  • $90.00 per team member until registration closes at 11:00pm, June 1st, 2022

 

​Race Start Location

Baker Creek - 3700 Lancaster Dr. Knoxville, TN 37920

Race Schedule of Events

  • Super Early Packet Pick-up is Friday June 10th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Baker Creek Parking lot

  • Early Packet Pick-up is Saturday June 11th, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the Baker Creek Parking lot

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

  • Race Day Itinerary: 

  • 7:00 am: Transition area opens, marked area at the Bakers Creek.

  • 7:00 am: Bike Drop at the Baker Creek Parking lot.

  • 8:00 am: Pre-race brief  8 Hour Race(Mandatory for all team captains)

  • 8:00 am: Pre-race brief  4 Hour Race(Mandatory for all team captains)

  • 8:30 am: All Races Start

  • 12:30 pm: 4 Hour Racers must be off the course

  • 1:00 pm Awards Ceremony

  • 4:30 pm: 8 Hour Racers must be off the course

  • 5:00 pm: Awards Ceremony/Rolling Awards

 

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.  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

  • Bike Lock!!

Transitions

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

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.

Lodging

TBD

 

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.  

 

Results

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.

2021 Sprint Results
2021 Half Day Results

 

We will be using traditional punches and testing a new web based tracking software for this race

Webscorer Tracking application

Awards

Awards: Top three in each category

 

Divisions

  • Solo Male and Female

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

 

Links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation & General Refund Policy

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

Volunteer

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.


 

* If you sign up for the race in the two week previous to the race you will not be guaranteed a race shirt.