Running and Walking

Knoxville offers over 160 miles of trails and greenways for running and walking routes for all ages and abilities. From wooded greenways, neighborhood sidewalks to off the beaten path trails. Host to the Knoxville marathon, trail races and numerous 5K and local running group events,  Knoxville is a great running town!

Check out our calendar for weekly group runs and get involved with one of the many local running groups and clubs.

Featured run: Downtown Knoxville and University of Tennessee Tour showcasing the highlights of Knoxville’s downtown and adjacent University of Tennessee campus, with a return on the riverfront Neyland Greenway.

Top Trail Runs from the experts at Running Market

Cumberland Trail System

Cumberland Trail System HIGHLIGHTS: Cutting through 11 Tennessee counties, the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park follows a line of pristine high [...]

Chuck Swan WMA Trails

Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Scenic peninsula features miles of gravel roads to explore and 70 miles of shoreline on Norris [...]

Black Oak Ridge Trails

Black Oak Ridge Conservation Easement Trails       HIGHLIGHTS: Located in Oak Ridge, about 30 minutes from downtown Knoxville; 2.6 miles of [...]

Big South Fork NRRA Trails

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Spread out along the Cumberland Plateau, 450 miles of trail wander through scenic [...]

Melton Hill Park Trails

Melton Hill Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Water access to the Clinch River with two boat ramps, fishing pier, sandy beach and swimming area; volleyball, [...]

Concord Park Trails

Concord Park Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Surrounded by the Fort Loudoun Lake, this large linear park has four separate entrances and offers many activities including [...]

Carl Cowan Trails

Carl Cowan Trails HIGHLIGHTS: Fort Loudon Lake borders three sides of the park for paddling and fishing opportunities; a series of paved loop [...]

Admiral Farragut Trails

Admiral Farragut Trails HIGHLIGHTS: A 9-hole disc golf course with a mix of wooded and open fairways; nature trails and plenty of shoreline [...]

Sequoyah Hills Trails

Sequoyah Hills Trails > HIGHLIGHTS: Divided into three sections, each with its own parking, the sprawling park features three sport fields, wide open [...]

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