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 www.runningintheusa.com 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.



April 22

Shade Tree Trot 5K*
8:00 AM Stadium, Vanderbilt U, Nashville, TN
Information: email: shade.tree.trot@gmail.comwww.vanderbilt.ejoinme.org 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders
Information: www.facebook.com,  www.shadetreeclinic.org

April 22
Chickamauga Chase 15K, 5K, Trail Race, Scenic Walk and Kiddie K
8:30 am (eastern time) Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Wilder Tower Glenn-Viniard Rd., Chickamauga, GA
Information: Rita rita@chickamaugachase.com,  www.chickamaugachase.com 
Registration: www.eventregistration.chattanoogatrackclub.org 

April 22
TN Baptist Children's House Run for Kids 5K and 1 Mile Kids Run

7:30 AM 5K, 8:30 Kids Run, TN Baptist Children's House, 1310 Franklin Rd., Brentwood, TN
Information/Registration: www.run4kids5k.itsyourrace.comjmcginnis@tennesseechildren.org 

April 22
CareNet Everyday Hero 10K/5K

7:00 AM CareNet Pregnancy Medical Center, 305 South Main Street, Dickson, TN
Information: (615) 446-0701, www.friendsofcarenet.net 

April 22
Hike2Heal 5K for Raise the Roof Academy

9:00 AM Shelter #9, Edwin Warner Park, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.raisetheroofinc.org 

April 22
Roar Run 5K and 1 Mile run
8 AM Fun Run, 8:30 AM 5K, Byars Dowdy Elementary School, 904 Hickory Ridge Rd, Lebanon, TN
Information: Mary Spann, 615-444-6651,  mary.spann@lssd.org, www.byarsdowdy.org 

April 22
Sumner Academy 5K and Fun Run
8:30 AM Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN
Information/Registration: Kelly: 615-500-6274, Email pto@sumneracademy.org,
Registration: www.sumneracademy5k.redpodium.com/2017  

April 22
Kick In to Stop Sarcoidosis 5K Run/Walk
10:00 AM Shelby Bottoms Park, 1900 Davidson Street, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.stopsarcoidosis.org, Email: amy@stopsarcoidosis.org 

April 29
National Cornbread Festival 5K Run
8:00 AM National Cornbread Festival, 221 S. Cedar Ave., South Pittsburg, TN
Information/Registration: www.nationalcornbread.com 

April 29
Donut Dash 5K
9:30 AM, Ken Nolan Stadium, Siegle High School, 3300 Siegle Rd., Murfreesboro, TN
Information/Registration: www.sim.rcschools.net 

April 29
St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, Half Marathon, and mini Marathon (5K)
7:00 AM, Start on Broadway, finish at Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.runrocknroll.com/nashville 

April 30
Kids Rock Nashville 1 Mile Kids Run

2:00 PM Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
Information: www.runrocknroll.com/nashville/ 

April 30
See Spot Run for Humanity 5K

8:00 AM Peck Hall, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
Information: www.mtsu.edu 


May 6
Girls on the Run 5K*

8:00 AM, Lot R-Nissan Stadium-Under the Shelby Pedestrian Bridge, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.gotrnashville.org
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

May 6
Stroling Jim 40 Miler, Marathon, and 10K

7:00 AM 101 Spring Street, Wartrace, TN
Information: email: Steve 

May 6
Nashville Masters Outdoor Track Classic

Various Events all day begining at 8:00 AM, Whites Creek High School, Whites Creek, TN
Information/Registration: email: j_carterjr@yahoo.comwww.coacho.com 

May 6
Comeback Trail, Nashville

9:00 AM Couchville Lake Pavilion, Long Hunter SP, 2910 Hobson Pike, Hermitage, TN
Information/Registration: www.support.stroke.org,  Trista McClarnon, trista@neurotherapynashville.com 

May 6
Walk Me Home 5K Walk for Foster Care

9:00 AM Bicentennial State Park, 600 James Robinson Parkway, Nashville
Information/Registration: www.firstgiving.com

May 13
Bison Stampede 5k/10K

7:30 AM Station Camp HIgh School, 1040 Bison Trail, Gallatin, TN
Information: Bo & Stacy email: bslandry@comcast.net 

May 13
Honor the Fallen 5K & Memorial Mile Walk/Run

9:00 AM 5K, 10:00 AM Mile, The Grove, 6200 Wildings Blvd, College Grove, TN
Information/Registration: www.honorourfallen5K.com 

May 13
31st Strawberry Stride 5K, 1 Mile and Kid Fun Run

8:00 AM 5K and 1 Mile, 8:45 AM Fun Run, Portland High School, 600 College St, Portland, TN
Information: Ginger emailwww.phs.sumnerschools.org  

May 13
TDOC 5K Fun Run/1.5 Mile Walk for Big Brothers Big Sisters
8:30 AM Historic TN State Prison, 100 Bomar Blvd., Nashville
Information: Email Chris.Buerck@mentorakid.org, 615-522-5661
Registration: www.kintera.org 

May 13
Shoney's 5K Family Fun Run and Kid's Run/Walk
8:00 AM 5K, 9:00 AM Kid's Run/Walk, Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.5krun.shoneys.com 

May 13
4th Annual Elizabeth's Outrun Melanoma 5K
9:00 AM EDT Enterprise South Nature Park, Chattanooga, TN
Information: Email: jennifer_nicely@memorial.org,  www.memorial.org 
Registration: www.itsyourrace.com 

May 20
Tennessee Titans 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM Nissan Stadium - Nashville, TN
Information: www.titansonline.com/5k, Mail in Form  
Race Management and ChampionChip Timing by Nashville Striders
Registration: www.race360.com 

May 20
Viola Valley Half Marathon

7:00 AM, Viola, TN
Information: www.violavalleyhalfmarathon.com 

May 20
The Nashville Track Classic

Multiple Events beginning 4:00 PM, Rose Park, 1000 Edgehill Ave., Nashville, TN 
Information: www.facebook.com  

May 29
Memorial Day Dash 5K*

7:30 AM Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN
Information: Peter Pressman email: pasta4run@aol.com, Mail in Form 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders 

May 29
Memorial Day Classic 5K, 15K, and 1 Mile Fun Run

7:00 AM 15K, 7:30 AM 5K, and 8 AM 1 Mile, Drakes Creek Park, Hendersonville, TN
Information/Registration: www.thememorialdayclassic.com 


June 3
Barrel Fest 5 Miler

7:00 AM, Coopertown City Hall, 2525 Burgess Gower Rd., Springfield, TN
Information: Vicky (615) 382-4470, x215, commissioner@coopertowntn.org 

June 3
Hillbilly Half Marathon & Little Billy 5K

6:30 AM 4104 Old Hillsboro Rd, Leiper's Fork, TN
Information/Registration: www.hillbillyhalf.comwww.register.chronotrack.com 

June 10
Music City Distance Carnival

Multiple Events Beginning 5:00 PM Dean A. Hayes Track & Soccer Stadium, Middle Tennessee University, Murfreesboro, TN
Information: www.runmcdc.org 

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

June 17
Gay 5K Run/Walk for Diversity
8:00 AM Run, 8:05 AM Walk, Shelby Park, Nashville, TN
Information: Email: Patrick@outcentral.org

June 17
5K Trail Run/Walk for Fatherhood @ The Fontanel Mansion
7 AM The Fontanel Mansion, 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, TN
Information: 615.876.7170, email: info@thefatherhoodgames.com
Registration: www.thefatherhoodgames.com/5k-race


July 4
Nashville Striders Firecracker 5000*

7:00 AM Opry Mills Mall, 433 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN
Information: Peter Pressman email: pasta4run@aol.com, 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
Information: www.nashvillerunning.com

July 29
Nashville Striders' Annual 5K and Picnic

5:30 PM Shelter #11 Edwin Warner Park, Nashville, TN 
Information: Peter Pressman email pasta4run@aol.com  
ChampionChip Timing, Race Management by Nashville Striders 
Registration: Membership in Nashville Striders and shared picnic dish 


August 12
Tough Mudder 5K
Various times, Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.toughmudder.com 

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 Glynis@backinthedayk.com, www.backinthedayk.com 


September 2
Race 13.1 Nashville (Half Marathon, 10K, Best Buddies 5K)
7:30 AM Bicentennial Mall State Park, Nashville, TN
Information/Registration: www.race131.com 

September 9
Heroes in Recovery 6K Run
8:00 AM Liepers Fork, TN
Information/Registration: www.heroesinrecovery.com  
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
Information/Registration: www.eventbrite.com 

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
Information/Registration: www.rmhcnashville.com 

September 16
Stacy B Windrow 5K

8:00 AM Olive Branch Church, 1115 Minerva Drive, Murfreesboro, TN
Information: www.feedamericafirst.com, email jonell.hinsey@gmail.com 


October 7
Shelby Bottoms Boogie 15K/5K

TBA Shelby Bottoms Park, Nashville, TN
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
Information: www.nashvillerunning.com

October 14
Nashville Oktoberfest 5K Bier Run

8:00 AM Morgan Park, Germantown, Nashville,TN
Information: www.thenashvilleoktoberfest.com, Mail in Form 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

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, achillesnashville@gmail.com,  www.achilles5miler.racesonline.com 
ChampionChip Timing - Race Management by Nashville Striders

October 21
2017 Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon
7:00 AM Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Information/Registration: www.runhauntedhalf.com 

October 22
Defeated Creek Half Marathon
8:00 AM 140 Marina Lane, Defeated, TN
Information: www.nashvillerunning.com

October 28
Rollin' Nolen 10 Miler

7:00 AM Nolensville High School, 1600 Summerlyn Drive, Nolensville, TN
Information: Scott Allexander email: rollinnolen@outlook.com, www.rollinnolen.com 


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
Information/Registration: www.itsyourrace.com 


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