Rocket in to Spring 5K

Chapel Hill, TN

On April 21st, 2018 get ready for spring with the Henry Horton State Park Run Clubs as they put on their first race of the year “Rocket in to Spring 5k!”. Compete in one of the three different races: 5k , 2 mile, or even the 1 mile race. All money raised by the event goes to support Henry Horton State Park and their Run Clubs.

No matter which race you choose you are guaranteed to have a great time. Bring the family, friends, or even your four legged friends! The race will be well marked and staffed by both Tennessee State Park staff and community volunteers, the route will also have water and snack stations available.


The start and finish of each race will be located on the premises of Chapel Hill Elementary School. The official start time for the 5k will be at 9 AM, 2 Mile at 9:05 Am, and 1 Mile at 9:08 AM CST the day of the race.

Chapel Hill Elementary

415 South Horton Parkway

Chapel Hill, TN 37034


Online registration will remain open until Thursday 4-19-18. Race day registration and packet pickup will take place at Chapel Hill Elementary School from 8:00AM until 8:45AM. 

Your registration fee includes pre-race warm up by Tennessee State Park Staff, and post race snacks!

*A short sleeve t-shirt can be added to your 5K registration cost for a discounted price or purchased separately if you are participating in the 1 or 2 mile race. Participants must register by April 6, 2018 to guarantee their t-shirt. Additional shirts (if any) will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  • EARLY BIRD PRICING $30 per participant entry fee through 04/13/18
  • PRICE CHANGES: 04/14/18-$35

2 Mile Entry

  • EARLY BIRD PRICING $10 per participant entry fee through 04/13/18
  • PRICE CHANGES: 04/14/18- $15

1 Mile Entry:

  • FREE

  • Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • A parent’s signature is required for all participants under 18 years old.
  • Bibs are required to participate and must be visible on the front of your person at all times.

Rocket in to Spring Award Ceremony

Join us after the race for the post race events that will include refreshments, music, and awards ceremony!


5K: Top male and female in each age category: Overall top Male/female, 1-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

2 Mile: Top 3 male/female in each age category: 1-10, 11+

1 Mile: Top 3 male/female in each age category: 1-7, 8+


For additional information on the race or sponsorship opportunities available, please contact Ranger Julia Cruce at or Morgin Arms at


Overnight accommodations may be made at Henry Horton State Park. Accommodations options at the park include the camp grounds, cabins, or the park inn. Call 800-250-8612 or 931-364-7724 for more information or visit their website at


Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by TENNESSE STATE PARKS RUN CLUB. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

  • RMS Race Results Kiosk/Printer

When & Where

Apr 21, 2018


9:00 AM

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