Irish Soles 5K Race & 1Mile Fun Walk 2018


Runners will enjoy a course designed and approved by the City of Chattanooga that includes downtown streets and the beautiful RiverWalk Park. All streets will be closed to traffic. Chattanooga Police officers will be positioned in key intersections to ensure runner safety.

Runners will complete an out & back course, which starts and finishes at Chattanooga Brewery Restaurant, 1804 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37405. The course will follow Chestnut Street and the RiverWalk Park. The race will be chip-timed by the Chattanooga Track Club. Racers must be sure to wear the provided shoe chip to ensure race time is recorded properly.

Enjoy and after-race celebration presented by the Chattanooga Brewery Restaurant for racers of 21 years of age.

Irish Soles is a fundraising event presented by Notre Dame High School. Notre Dame began operations in Chattanooga in 1876. We are the oldest private institution in Chattanooga. Our mission remains the same today: To share the Catholic faith in an environment which fosters spiritual growth, academic excellence and embrace religious, cultural and economic diversity.


Parking is free courtesy of our sponsor Finley Stadium. Please park in the North End Parking Lot.


Packet will be available for pick-up the day of the race at 4:00 PM. Online registration will be open until Midnight, Wednesday, March 14. There will be a limited opportunity to register at packet pick-up (not recommended).

5K Awards

Top (1) Male & Female: Overall, Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters

Top (1) Male & Female age groups: 18 & Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 -50 and 60 & over.

Release and Waiver – online registered entries will need to sign the Release & Waiver at the event.

RELEASE AND WAIVER – CONDITIONS: I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree that I am medically able and properly trained to run in this race. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to complete the run safely. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including any and all health risks including heart attack, stroke seizure, breathing disorders, strains, fractures etc… but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.

WAIVER: Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Chattanooga Track Club, its officers, directors, agents and employees, the race director and any volunteers or other persons assisting with the race, the City of Chattanooga, Notre Dame High School,The Diocese of Knoxville, or any related entities to the development, all sponsors, their representatives and successors, including the Road Runners Club of America, its officers, directors, agents and employees, Notre Dame High School, its officers, directors, agents , employee, independent contractors and volunteers (collectively, the “Releasees”), from all claims or liabilities of any kind, including without limitation all claims for damages, costs and attorneys’ fees, arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.

TREATMENT: I consent that I may receive any medical treatment deemed advisable in the event of accident, injury, or illness during participation.

EQUIPMENT: The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, Irish Soles Crossing Chattanooga 5k encourages a headphone-free environment. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller blades or inline skates, and/or animals are not allowed in the race and I will abide by this guideline. I agree that I am prohibited from allowing someone else to use my race entry, race bib, or timing chip.

REFUNDS: I agree that I am not entitled to a refund of any participation fee should I be unable to participate in the event or if the event is postponed or cancelled due to weather, lack of a sufficient number of participants, or any other reason. I understand that race officials may, for any reason and in their absolute discretion, regulate, suspend, or revoke my participation in the event, and I must promptly abide by any directive by any race official. I agree that suspension or revocation of participation shall not entitle me to a refund of any participation fee.

PROMOTION: I authorize the Releasees to take and use images of me relating to the event, including without limitation photographs, digital images, renderings, video or audio recordings, and accompanying written descriptions. I agree that the Releasees, or any of them, own the images and all rights related to them and may use the images in any manner. I understand and agree that I will not receive payment for any use of images in which I may appear.

I have read and understood the above listed policies, conditions for participation and release of waiver of liability for the Irish Soles Crossing Chattanooga event.

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