Race Calendar 2017

This calendar is subject to change throughout the year based on the additions and subtractions by area race directors. Please check back often and use the contact information for races whenever possible.

If you have a race you would like to see posted here, please contact Tony Recker, email.  If your race is listed here but italizied please contact Tony with any updates for the new year. The Nashville Striders will list any running event in Tennessee or within 100 miles of Nashville.

There may be other local races that were not brought to the attention of the Nashville Striders or you may be looking for a race in other parts of the country. Try and use the search tools to find what you are looking for! Some of the running clubs listed on our "Club/Related Links" page have event calendars as well.

Races tagged with an * are a part of the Nashville Strider's Grand Prix Series. Races in italics are tentative - they were held the last several years but dates and times need to be confirmed.


June 17
RC Cola - Moonpie 10 Miler*
7:00 AM, Bell Buckle, TN
Information:, www.bellbucklechamber.comForm  
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

June 17
Nolensville 5k and Kids Fun Run

7:30 AM 5K, 8:30 AM Fun Run, Nolensville United Methodist Church, 7316 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN
Information: Jeff, email 

June 17
5K Trail Run/Walk for Fatherhood @ The Fontanel Mansion
7 AM The Fontanel Mansion, 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, TN
Information: email:

June 24
5th Annual Miles for Amelia Run/Walk

7:00 AM Nolensville Park, Nolensville Park Rd., Nolensville, TN


July 1
Rise Up 5K Nashville

8:00 AM Edwin Warner Park, 50 Vaughn Rd., Nashville, TN

July 4
Nashville Striders Firecracker 5000*

7:00 AM Opry Mills Mall, 433 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN
Information: Peter Pressman email:, Mail in Form 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

July 16
RunWILD Bowie 6 Miler

8:00 AM 7211 Bowie Lake Rd, Fairview, TN

July 22
Goodlettsville Four Mile Classic benefiting Joe Vickers Fantastic Kids & 1 Mile Family Walk/Run
7:00 AM 4 mile race, 7:15 1 mile walk, Moss-Wright Park, 745 Caldwell Drive, Goodlettsville, TN
Information: Leslie:, 

July 29
Nashville Striders' Annual 5K and Picnic

5:30 PM Shelter #11 Edwin Warner Park, Nashville, TN 
Information: Peter Pressman email  
ChampionChip Timing, Race Management by Nashville Striders 
Registration: Membership in Nashville Striders and shared picnic dish 


August 5
Smyrna Parks 5K Challenge and the Monty Mile
7:30 AM Sharp Springs Park, Smyrna, TN
Information/Registration: Email, 

August 12
Tough Mudder 5K
Various times, Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN

August 19
Wild Thang 9 Mile Trail Run
8:30 AM Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pike, Hermitage, TN
Information: Diana 615-347-5822, email diana.bibeau@gmail.comForm 

August 26
Hermitage Fitness Back in the Day K (5K & 10K)
6:50 AM 10K, 7:00 AM 5K, Stones River Greenway, Kohl's Trailhead, 2330 Jackson Downs Blvd., Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: Glynis email, 


September 2
Race 13.1 Nashville (Half Marathon, 10K, Best Buddies 5K)
7:30 AM Bicentennial Mall State Park, Nashville, TN

September 9
Heroes in Recovery 6K Run
8:00 AM Liepers Fork, TN
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

September 9
Steps of Success 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
8:00 AM Shelby Bottoms Park, Nashville, TN

September 9
Komen Upper Cumberland Race for the Cure 5K
8:00 AM Cityscape's Fall Fun Fest, N Dixie Ave., Cookeville, TN

September 16
Hustle for the House 5K and Kathy Dungan 1 Mile Fun Run
7:30 AM 1 mile, 8:00 AM 5K, Nashville Ronald McDonald House, 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville, TN

September 16
Stacy B Windrow 5K

8:00 AM Olive Branch Church, 1115 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro, TN
Information:, email 

September 16
Hendersonville Half Marathon
7:00 AM The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville, TN

September 23
Nashville GiGi's Pajama Run 5K and One Mile Walk
8:00 AM Shelters 9 & 11, Edwin Warner Park, 75 Vaughn Road, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: Mark 615-695-2038, Email, 


October 7
Nashville Oktoberfest 5K Bier Run

8:00 AM Germantown, Nashville,TN
Information:, Mail in Form 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders 

October 8
RunWild Shelby Bottoms 6 Miler

8:00 AM Shelby Bottoms Park, 1099 Shadow Lane, Nashville, TN

October 21
Hope and Possibility 5 Miler and 1 Miler

8:00 AM 5 Miler, 8:05 AM 1 Mile, Dominican Campus, 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN
Information: Sarah Hart, 615-483-5823,, 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

October 21
2017 Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon
7:00 AM Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN

October 22
Defeated Creek Half Marathon
8:00 AM 140 Marina Lane, Defeated, TN

October 28
Rollin' Nolen 10 Miler

7:00 AM Nolensville High School, 1600 Summerlyn Drive, Nolensville, TN
Information: Scott Alexander email:, 

October 28
PurpleStride Nashville 2017 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM Edwin Warner Park, 50 Vaughn Way, Nashville, TN

October 28
Komen Greater Nashville Race for the Cure 5K, 10K and 1 Mile walk
9:00 AM Maryland Farms, 5101 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN


November 4
Team Nashville 10 Miler

7:30 AM Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettesville, TN
Information: Diana, 615-347-5822, email diana.bibeau@gmail.comForm 

November 25
Spring Hill Turkey Burn 1/2 Marathon and 5K

8:00 AM 804 Brananne Hughes Cir., Spring Hill, TN


December 2
2017 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids Marathon, Downtown Memphis, TN
Information: Email, 
Registration Opens May 1 for Heroes, June 1 General public

December 9
2017 Bell Ringer 50K/25K

7:00 AM Montgomery Bell State Park Inn and Convention Center, 1000 Hotel Ave., Burns, TN 
Information: Megan 615-797-5092, email,