Johnson City Running - Race Schedules, Race Reviews, and Race Rankings

Welcome to the Johnson City running home page! Road Race Place provides a detailed listing of Johnson City 5k races, 10k races, marathons and more, the links above will direct you to race calendars, rankings, and ratings for all of your local Johnson City events. You can help us out by rating your favorite (and least favorite) Johnson City races to help determine which races rank the highest in Johnson City, in the state of Tennessee and in the nation.

Area Stats

Total Races: 53

Scheduled Races: 44

August Races: 15

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Latest Johnson City Area Race Reviews


Morganton Streetlight 5k
Loved the race - 2013 Race
By: Jo Miller - (Statesville, NC)
Wish that you had at least one more water station set up, it has been really hot the last 2 times I have did this run and could have used some water earlier. It is a great run and I really love doing them. I will be there again this year.
Date Posted: 2014-06-25
New River Half Marathon
Liked the race - 2014 Race
By: Geoff M. - (Boone, NC)
You aren't going to find too many prettier races. Most of the race is run along the New River. It is a challenging course though with almost 1,000 feet of climb, most of which is contained in 2 big climbs.

I thought the race was well run and had everything you would expect out of a big race. The medals could have been better but given the p...
Date Posted: 2014-05-05
Bluegrass Half Marathon
Keep Running - I Hear Banjo Music - 2013 Race
By: R. B. - (Johnson City, TN)
This race has gotten progressively better since the inaugural 2010 race (I've run all 4 races to date, and they've each seen bigger and more active spectator crowds and volunteers, and last year's race had 800 finishers without counting the additional relay members). Plenty of pre-race parking, well staffed course marshaling with voluntee...
Date Posted: 2014-04-05

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First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin
7/6/2014 - Wall St Journal
The first criminal trial linked to the Boston Marathon bombing is slated to begin here Monday with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bomber's dorm room
Alysia Montano runs 800 at
6/24/2014 - ESPN.com
Olympic track star Alysia Montano talks about running the 800 meters in the U.S. track and field championships while being eight months pregnant.
Runner can't make it to the Boston Marathon finish line, so others carry him to the end
4/21/2014 - Washington Post
Marathons are massively difficult enterprises for the people who participate, feats of incredible endurance that are accompanied by a staggering physical toll.
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
4/21/2014 - Chicago Tribune
He becomes first U.S. man to win at Boston since 1983
Jogger brags of perfect conditions for running to reporter, immediately bites the dust
2/10/2014 - The Independent
Schadenfreude doesn't come much better than this, as a Portland jogging enthusiast details to a reporter how people shouldn't be afraid to jog in snowy conditions, only to take a fall moments after the interview.