Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon now accepting proposals for ‘Healthy Living’ grants

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is currently accepting proposals for its Community Contribution Program, which will award funds for healthy living initiatives in East Tennessee. The deadline for the proposals is Aug. 1, 2019. Eligible applicants include nonprofits with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and regional government entities that are considered non-profit and serve Knox County and/or one of its eight contiguous counties: … Read More

Knoxville ready to race during Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon weekend

New finish line at World’s Fair Park will provide post-race celebration site The 15th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Saturday-Sunday, March 30-31, features a full roster of weekend race and wellness events, as well as a highly anticipated new finish line for post-race celebration. “The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is back and better than ever,” said Jason Altman, race director … Read More

Hundreds of kids complete first mile of marathon

Covenant Kids Run officially underway after dash at Zoo Knoxville on Jan. 26 Family members, friends, fitness enthusiasts and educators cheered as children from across East Tennessee ran, walked and skipped across Zoo Knoxville to kick off the Covenant Kids Run. The one-mile fun run, part of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, encourages children to complete a 26.2-mile marathon over … Read More

New course announced for Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, recently named best marathon in Tennessee by “Runner’s Goal,” will feature new courses and a new finish line in 2019. Race officials have released the new course map for the 2019 marathon, marathon relay and half-marathon events. Courses for the 5K and Covenant Kids Run will be released after the start of the year. “The new … Read More

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon awards $10,000 in grants through Community Contribution Program

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon on Sept. 21 presented a total of $10,000 in grants to five local organizations that support healthy living in East Tennessee through its Community Contribution Program. Grant recipients include Girls on the Run of Greater Knoxville, Knoxville Sled Bears, Bike Elf, Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge and PJ Parkinson’s. “These five programs make a difference … Read More

Knoxvillian Gina Rouse ‘three-peats’ as women’s champion at Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

The 2018 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, which took place March 24-25 in Knoxville, continued its reign as the largest competitive road race in East Tennessee. Now in its 14th year, the 2018 race had more than 8,300 registrants. “Congratulations to all the winners and participants in the 14th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon,” Covenant Health President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg … Read More