I Just Want to Be A Unicorn Half Marathon and 5k

Join Personal Best Racing, Patdome Promotions, and The Julia Barbara Foundation for the 3rd year of our I Just Want To Be A Unicorn Half Marathon and 5k along the beautiful riverfront greenways and roads.  On Saturday January 8th 2022 we will send you off for an amazing unicorny adventure!

Half Marathon begins at 8am heading west on Neyland to the greenway connection that goes over the river (and through the woods) then back to pickup the Tyson Greenway to concord and back to the Volunteer Landing for a magical finish! 

The 5k begins at 8:15am and heads east to the Ned Mcwherter Greenway section for an out and back along the river giving us another magical finish. it doesn’t get any flatter than this folks!

Packet Pickup will be held on Friday evening, January 6th at Eddie’s Health Shoppe Downtown  at 455 Union Ave 5-7pm and then again Saturday morning at Volunteer Landing, 956 Volunteer Landing Lane starting at 6:30am closing at 7:50am for both the half marathon and 5k

Parking for race is available at several downtown locations with a walkway to the venue.  Please see map attached to this page. 

All participants will receive a medal, but the half marathon medals will be different. 

Awards will go to top 3 male and female over all, top masters male and female, 3 deep male and female Age group awards 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ 

TOP TEAM AWARD! When you register for a team you automatically get a discount, but we will be featuring the following team awards:

-Biggest Team

-Fastest Team

Trophies will be awarded at awards ceremony

Meanwhile, be prepared for any weather as we’ve had frigid temps all the way to heat wave status!


Looking to volunteer or have a family member that wants to volunteer? Sign up to volunteer on the Volunteer Tab

The Courses are as follows: HALF MARATHON

                                              5k Course

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January 08, 2022


Half Marathon
January 08, 2022 (Saturday) - 08:00
13.1 miles
Solo Road
5k Run/Walk
January 08, 2022 (Saturday) - 08:15
3.1 miles
Solo Road


Jan 08 2022 : Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
-8.6°C - -1.6°C (16.4°F - 29.1°F)

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Last checked on 2022-05-04


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