Rules & Registration

Welcome to the 7th Annual Cumberland County Hiking Marathon. Please read the rules and register for free by filling out the form below. Registration opens on Sunday, August 15th and closes on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

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This list is not updated automatically so it may take a day or more to see your name.


Marathon Rules Overview

  • #1 Online Registration will open on August 15th. Hikers of any age are eligible to register for the Marathon.
  • #2 It is free to register. If you make a mistake or want to make changes send an email to
  • #3 Hiking can start on Wednesday, September 1st and must end no later than September 30th. This is not a race. Go at your own pace. Take your time and enjoy the experience.
  • #4 If you complete at least one trail you will receive a T-shirt and if you complete all trails you will receive a patch at the Hit the Trails Festival on the first Saturday in October. (Only hikers who have registered before August 31st can be sure of getting a T-shirt and patch.)
  • #5 There is no additional reward for completing the half-marathon, 13.1 miles, just personal satisfaction
  • #6 Any dog that is registered and hikes at least one trail will receive a bandana.
  • #7 Review the documents and decide if you would like to register.
  • #8 Register and submit your registration by August 31st. You will receive an automatic confirmation email. (Late registrants are welcome to hike but we cannot guarantee we will have any T-shirts left!)
  • #9 Have a great time hiking the trails in the month of September.
  • #10 Bring along your completed log sheet to the Fairfield Glade Hit the Trails Festival and pick up your T-shirt and patch...(...and possibly a bandana) and enjoy all that the festival has to offer.
2016 Hiking Marathon Participants

Make a tax deductible donation to Friends of the Trails for use on the hiking trails in Cumberland County. You can specify how or where your donation should be used. We will mail you a receipt for tax purposes.

Marathon Registration

1. Registration for this event is free. 

2. Release of Liability

In consideration of being allowed to participate in the Cumberland County Hiking Marathon, I acknowledge that hiking on trails can be a hazardous activity, and I assume all the risks associated with this activity. I waive all claims for damages against the Friends of the Trails and its officers for injury to my person or property, including death and destruction, that may arise from this activity, and I release the Friends of the Trails and its officers and agree to hold them harmless from any such liability. This agreement shall be effective when I submit my registration and shall remain in force for the duration of the 2020 hiking marathon.

3. Newsletter Signup

By registering for this event you are agreeing to be added to the Friends of the Trails email list to receive information about trails in Cumberland County, TN. You can unsubscribe from this list at any time. Send any questions or comments to

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