Smoky Mountain Trail Runners
PO Box 5246 • Knoxville, TN 37950


The Smoky Mountain Trails Runners are a local trail running club created for our love of the Smoky Mountains and to promote a healthy, fit, and fun lifestyle.


Fitness, health, community, trails.


With more than 300 members, the Smoky Mountain Trail Runners are one of the more significant running clubs available in the country. We are a member of the USATF, AAU, RRCA, Knoxville Area Chamber of Commerce. And we are part of the Tennessee Adopt-a-Trail program.

We play an active role promtoting trail conservation in and around the Great Smokies. We raise money with our races and assist in volunteer trail work along with other worthy causes.

Our Smoky Mountain Trail officers assist in local school outreach and education.


We are a member of the USATF, AAU, Trail Running Clubs of America, and RRCA.


We are a non-profit 501-C3 organization. Dues are spent on phone, postage, publicity, newsletter and printing costs. Money goes to our trail maintenance, race expenses including insurance, promotion, and timing.