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Sat, Apr 22



Mountain Man Memorial March

The Mountain Man Memorial March began as a way to honor 1LT Frank B. Walkup, IV, a 2005 University of Tennessee graduate and ROTC alumnus. Walkup was killed in action in Iraq in 2007 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

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Mountain Man Memorial March
Mountain Man Memorial March

Time & Location

Apr 22, 2023, 7:45 AM

Gatlinburg, 125 Cherokee Orchard Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA

About the Event

The 15th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March consists of two main categories –  The March and the Run.

The Run portion of the event consists of four events, including a full 26.2 mile marathon, a 13.1 half marathon, a 10 Km and a 5K run. The run events are divided into categories based on gender and age.

The March portion of the event has two distances the full 26.2 mile distance and the 13.1 mile 1/2 distance.  The event can be completed as an individual or as part of a five person team.

Competitors are further categorized into Military and Civilian categories.  Competitors in the Military category (teams or individuals) must be affiliated with a military organization or military type organization.

Military teams or individuals may register in the civilian categories but civilians without military affiliation may not register in military categories.

Finally. the March categories are further divided into Heavy and Light categories.  Heavy categories and Light categories have uniform and ruck sack weight requirements.

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