Checkpoint Tracker draws race enthusiasts to Knoxville

Checkpoint Tracker Championship draws race enthusiasts to Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Hundreds of people from across the country are in Knoxville to participate in what's being called the ultimate adventure race.

The Checkpoint Tracker Adventure Racing Championship is the nation's largest competitive racing series.

More than 100 teams will navigate a 100-mile course filled with outdoor obstacles like caving, rappelling and mountain biking.

The Legacy Parks Foundation is hosting the race in hopes of attracting more nature lovers to the area.

The event runs through Saturday, Oct. 12.

For more information, you can go to the event's website.

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