Date : Saturday, May 11, 2024

Location : Elizabethton, TN (start/finish 3rd St)

Time : 7:30 a.m.

Packet Pickup : Friday, May 10 from 4 – 7 p.m. at

Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce

(615 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643)

Saturday, May 11 6:15-7:15 a.m. at Covered Bridge Park


Register for all 3 of The Goose Chase half marathons and you will qualify for our series, The Trifecta. You definitely don’t want to miss the special medal for participating!

2022 Highlight Video

Band (2-4 person) Relay
$35per entrant
  • $30 NYE Special
  • $35 January 1 - February 17
  • $40 February 18 - March 31
  • $50 April 1 - May 9
  • $55 May 10 & 11
Remix (virtual)
$25per entrant
  • $20 NYE Special
  • $25 January 1 - February 17
  • $30 February 18 - March 31
  • $35 April 1 - May 9
  • $40 May 10 & 11


We are always needing help at packet pickup, set up and along the course for directional help for the runners. If you aren’t able to run, not a runner, need volunteer or community service hours or just simply want to help us out, please click the button below and sign up! Our awesome volunteer coordinator will contact you shortly after signing up with some race information. Thank you in advance! #jointhechase

Course information

Start/Finish on 3rd St at Covered Bridge Park (1st leg of relay)

Exchange 1 – DMV/Isaiah House (2nd leg of relay)

Exchange 2 – Pizza Inn parking lot (3rd leg of relay)

Exchange 3 – West Side Elementary(4th leg of relay)

4 additional water stations along the course –

Downtown on Hattie Ave., turnaround on Tweetsie Trail (mile 8) and W F St


Shuttles are available to take you to and from each exchange. Please be patient as they are constantly on the move to or from. They will be back to get you! These shuttles will be on Elk Ave and ready to start transportation by 6:45 a.m. Please pay attention and be ready to go when they arrive! We will get the shuttles going on time so please do not be late or you will miss it!

Event parking and bathroom information

The available parking areas are labeled on the map along with available bathrooms. Please be considerate of the local businesses that will be open and their parking areas as they will conduct business as usual race morning. However, if you choose to park in these areas, please consider supporting them before and/or after the event! Thank you for your cooperation as we want this to be a successful event for everyone!

Bathroom locations –

Building in parking lot on Armed Forces Dr. behind Coffee Company, Cat Island (softball fields) and portojohns at Covered Bridge Park.


Trophies awarded to male and female competitive / runners only in the following categories:

Overall (top 3), Top Masters, Top Grandmasters

Age groups (top 3): 1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Band (2-4 Person) Relay Teams: Top 3 Coed, Top 3 Male, Top 3 Female

Costume Contest – Solo Artist, Duet, Best Band(3+)

Medals will be presented to all runners and walkers who complete the race. NO BIB = NO MEDAL. If you have forgotten your bib, please find a member of The Goose Chase near the finish line the morning of the race.

Live music on the course!

We have supplied the start/finish and the exchanges with live artists or bands for your entertainment!

Please be sure to wave and thank them for coming to help make this event a must participate place to be.

Start/Finish – Coming Soon

Exchange #1 – Coming Soon

Exchange #2 – Coming Soon

Exchange #3 – Coming Soon

Thank You to our partners and sponsors!

Participants that do all three half marathons (Music & Miles, Bluegrass & Haunted Half) will receive this awesome medal.  To guarantee supply, participants must either register for all three or notify us (info@thegoosechase.org) by August 15. Starting in 2022, there will be a $5 Trifecta fee.