As if you needed another reason to take a truly unique running tour through one of America’s most iconic cities, check out the perks for being a participant in 2017 and imagine what you could earn yourself when you register and join us next time at the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!
From one-of-a-kind medals and participant t-shirts, to free beer and a top-notch headliner concert, this is more than a race … it’s one of the biggest running, music, and PARTY weekends in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series!
Plus, there are so many NEW ways to rock Music City this April, we can hardly contain ourselves. From an all-new Thursday-night run downtown to kick off race weekend, to LIGHT-UP medals for marathon and half marathon finishers and a headliner concert featuring The Band Perry, Nashville is where the (running) party is at!
Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
The Honky Tonks shine bright, day and night! Illuminate your marathon or half marathon finish line with a medal that LIGHTS UP! Now that’s what we call Music City Swag!
Reminiscent of the sights and sounds of Nashville, inspired by the signs of Lower Broadway, the 5K medal is a Music City one-of-a-kind.
More Ways to Rock & Run
With a 1 Mile nighttime run through Downtown Nashville on Thursday night, you can now keep it short and sweet, or Remix your weekend!
“Pick” up a second day of running and join us for a 1 Mile dash on Thursday night to kick off race weekend and this vintage silver guitar pick is yours too.
Don’t forget, if you take on the Remix Challenge by running on both Thursday night and Saturday, you can earn a third, bonus medal!
The Band Perry
The Band Perry rocked the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series headliner on Saturday night, at Ascend Amphitheater!
Since releasing their No. 1 single “If I Die Young” in 2010, this Grammy Award-winning sibling trio has forged a unique, genre-bending identity and built an international fan base leading to sold-out world tours and five No. 1 Billboard Singles.A FREE live viewing party of The Band Perry concert Saturday night outside of Ascend Amphitheater.
Featuring the heart and soul of Nashville, the Honky Tonks, you’ll be reminded of the music pumping 365 days a year and a party that lasts all day, every day when you run in these comfy tech t-shirts:
Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
Marathon Finisher Jacket
For those stepping up to take on the 26.2-mile marathon, you’ll receive a BONUS gift from us. Score one of these sweet marathon finisher jackets if you successfully cross the marathon finish line on race day and complete all 26.2 miles! Check it out here.
If you’re going to run a marathon like a champion in Nashville, you deserve to look the part. That’s why all marathon finishers will receive this exclusive finisher jacket, free!
While Lower Broadway and all its lively Honky Tonk bars is iconic Nashville, the city has a number of neighborhoods that are full of character and offer something for everyone. From Victorian buildings in Germantown to upscale dining and nightlife in The Gulch, step off course and check out all the unique pockets of Music City during race weekend. Learn more here.
Nashville itself attracts countless tourists each year, from family vacations to bachelorette parties and everything in between. But did you know that Runner’s World magazine named the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon a bucket-list race? That means add it to the list of things you absolutely must do in your lifetime. Read more here and join us in April to earn your very own Music City swag and make memories that will last forever!Register Now Share The Swag