Yamacraw Kids Race

 Sunday May 23rd, 2021 9:00 AM

The Yamacraw Kid’s Race is around a 1.5 mile course that starts at Blue Heron. The course runs along side the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River with nice views of the river and fun trails. The race ends up by the tipple bridge.

The run is open to kids age 12 and under.

*Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the entire race.

Course Map

Race Day Check-in

Race Day Check-in for the Kids Race will take place at Blue Heron Mining Community from 8:00 to 8:50 am. All participants for the Kid’s Race are asked to park at Blue Heron Mining Community.


Each runner will receive a Yamacraw t-shirt and finisher medal.

Course Markings:

The course will be marked so that race participants should be able to see from each course marking to the next to help guide them along the course. Signage and/or volunteers will be strategically placed at locations that could be confusing to runners.  The course will be marked with course marking flags, tape, and signs to help keep race participants on course at all times.

Notable Race Policies

The 50k, 20k, and 10k races are cup-free races. Each runner is responsible for bringing their own reusable cup or water bottle.
Cut-off times will be strictly enforced for the safety of the runners and the volunteers.
Runners must check into and out of each aid station. This is for the safety of the runners and volunteers.
Any runner wishing to drop from the race must inform the nearest aid station captain.
Runners must follow the marked trail at all times. Any runner departing from the official trail must return to the point of departure on foot before continuing.
There will be no crewing/pacing of runners permitted.

Visit the Race Policies page for a complete list of rules and policies.

Just a final note, while the course will be marked, these trails will still remain open to the public. Please be courteous to all park visitors.

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