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5K Glow Run (5/16)

Feel and hear the thrill of a crowd while you bring light to the streets and people’s lives at our REV3Glow 5K & 1 mile Family Fun Run.  This early evening race will be staged at the World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, TN. The 5K will travel through the streets of downtown Knoxville in early evening hours Friday. The course that also includes a 1 mile fun run is designed for all levels of fitness – families, beginners and seasoned athletes alike, all in support of a fun evening getting families active outdoors.  Additionally, there will be a post-race movie on the lawn that your family will talk about all summer long.


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Half REV (5/18)

Also known as “middle distance”, this race will put your body and mind to the test and is a great practice distance before stepping up to the Full Rev distance.


Total combined swim, bike and run mileage is 70.3 miles for the HALF-REV Triathlon race.

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The Revvie - Kids Triathlon (5/17)

2014 will be our inaugural year for our KIDS TRIATHLON  in Knoxville, Tennessee. We are thrilled to be adding more triathlon specific events for the future of the sport. This is a race where all the kids will be treated just like the pros; we will roll out all the Revolution3 Red Carpet treatment for all participants.

The race will take place on Saturday May 17, 2014 and will be beginner friendly for all kids. The swim will take place at the Allen Jones Aquatic Center, this is the same place where the University of Tennessee Men’s and Women’s swim team practice and compete; it is known as one of the best and fastest pools in the country. The bike will be an out and back, starting on a slight downhill and then onto the flat out and back on Neyland Drive.  The run will be a loop on sidewalks around the University of Tennessee Campus.


Championship-REV (5/18)

The CHAMPIONSHIP-REV Triathlon event will be held at Knoxville, Tennessee  race with a blended distances,  consisting of a 1.2 mile swim, a 40 mile bike and a 9.8 mile run. Instead of a prize purse at every race, the purses will now be consolidated into the seven eligible races of the series, most totalling $50k, with Rev3 Quassy totaling $100k. Additionally, $5k worth of bonuses will be awarded for fastest split times.

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Prize Purse

Continue racing in multiple races in the series for your chance to win $25,000 for 1st Place. We offer payout to the top 5 leaders in the series totalling $100,000 in total Series Prize Purse money!



Total combined swim, bike and run mileage is 51 miles for the CHAMPIONSHIP-REV Triathlon race.

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Olympic REV (5/18)

Also known as “international distance”, “standard course”, or “short course”.


Total combined swim, bike and run mileage is 32 miles for the OLYMPIC-REV Triathlon race.

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Urban Challenge

Teams of two or three navigate through the city finding checkpoints, clues and completing challenges that can only be found in the concrete jungle. Racers pick their path to each checkpoint collecting the prescribed number and return to the finish line in under 2 ½ hours.

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Teams can run, walk, rollerblade, bike, or use public transportation to get to checkpoints. A key strategy for the event is to carefully select the method of travel that best suits the team’s strengths and route selected. The total course distance will vary depending on the route selected however the course will cover between 5 – 9 miles.

A few of the Team Challenges you can look forward to are:

  • Calhoun’s 12 Foot Splash
  • Jason’s Deli Grub
  • Gatorade Anchor Man
  • Pilot Picture Perfect
  • Wet and Wild Cup Fill
  • Tight Squeeze
Spend a fun filled afternoon with friends and compete for Cash and Prizes.
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Little REV - Family Adventure Race (5/17)

Here is an opportunity for the WHOLE family to have some fun! In the Little Rev Adventure race parents and kids pair up to form teams. Each team will be given a map with check points on it. Each check point is an obstacle that the whole team will need to complete in order to move on. Once you have completed all of the obstacles you will then make your way back to the Rev3 Expo with a sprint down the Rev3 finish line.

What’s Included:

  • Finisher Medal
  • T-Shirt
  • Prizes


  • Saturday May 17th check in starts at 2:00 pm at the Rev3 Adventure tent
  • Saturday May 17th – Race starts at 2:30 pm


  • Rev3 Expo at World’s Fair Park – Rev3 Adventure Tent which will be directly in front of the Kids Zone


  • $15 per person (We do have discounts for bigger families)

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Registration for Knoxville, Tennessee Triathlon REV3


Event Info:

Olympic Triathlon Knoxville, Tennessee Info
Half Triathlon Knoxville, Tennessee Info

Course Preview

Swim Course Maps & Info Knoxville, Tennessee Triathlon
Bike Course Maps & Info Knoxville, Tennessee Triathlon
Run Course Maps & Info Knoxville, Tennessee Triathlon
Finish Line Maps & Info Knoxville, Tennessee Triathlon


REV3 Triathlon is heading to Rocky Top Nation! This will be the fifth year REV3 Triathlon is returning to Knoxville, TN with a Half, Olympic, and Inaugural Kids Triathlon. Olympic and Half athletes will begin their morning with a point to point swim in the Tennessee River. They will hop on their bikes to ride the beautiful countryside roads of Knoxville, while pumping their way up some hills and enjoying the fast decline. The run is an out and back where runners will enjoy the early summer scenery along the Greenway Trails of Knoxville. Finish the triathlon with a back drop of the famous World's Fair Park Sunsphere and a sprint down the REV3TRI Finish Line. Come join the fun and the Revolution!



Prize Purse

  • $20,000 (Championship-REV)
  • $N/A  (Half-REV)
  • $N/A  (Olympic-REV)


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