Marathon

At a Glance

Date: April 29, 2017

Start Time: 07:15 AM*

Time Limit: 6 Hours and 30 Minutes

* Times subject to change

Start Line: Downtown Nashville on 8th and Broadway

Finish Line: Nissan Stadium

Course Map: View

Gallery

Participant Perks

  • Scenic Course
  • Live, Local Bands on Course
  • Spirited Cheer Squads on Course
  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • A Beer at the Finish Line Festival
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post-Race Concert
  • Admission to the Two-Day Health and Fitness Expo

Marathon Finisher Jacket

As our BONUS gift to you, all participants that finish the marathon distance will receive a marathon finisher jacket.

Half Marathon

At a Glance

Date: April 29, 2017

Start Time: 07:15 AM*

Time Limit: 4 Hours

* Times subject to change

Start Line: Downtown Nashville on 8th and Broadway

Finish Line: Nissan Stadium

Course Map: View

Gallery

Participant Perks

  • Scenic Course
  • Live, Local Bands on Course
  • Spirited Cheer Squads on Course
  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • A Beer at the Finish Line Festival
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post-Race Concert
  • Admission to the Two-Day Health and Fitness Expo

5K

At a Glance

Date: April 29, 2017

Start Time: 06:45 AM*

Time Limit: 1 hour

* Times subject to change

Start Line: Downtown Nashville on Demonbreun St. (West of 6th Street)

Finish Line: Nissan Stadium

Course Map: View

Gallery

Participant Perks

  • Scenic Course
  • Live, Local Bands on Course
  • Spirited Cheer Squads on Course
  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • A Beer at the Finish Line Festival
  • Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post-Race Concert
  • Admission to the Two-Day Health and Fitness Expo

1 Mile

At a Glance

Date: April 27, 2017

Start Time: 07:00 PM*

Time Limit:

* Times subject to change

Start Line: Deaderick St. at 4th Ave

Finish Line: Ascend Amphitheater

Course Map: View

Participant Perks

  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • A Beer at the Finish Line Festival
  • Admission to the Two-Day Health and Fitness Expo

KiDS ROCK

At a Glance

Date: April 30, 2017

Start Time: 02:00 PM*

Time Limit: none

* Times subject to change

Start Line: Nissan Stadium (formerly named LP Field)

Finish Line: Nissan Stadium (formerly named LP Field)

Course Map: View

About the Course

Be Race Day Ready! Read the Important Documents listed below to prepare your child for their event. 

Event Documents

Race Schedule 

GRADE                        BIB COLOR      START TIME

Kindergarten|Girls……. Red………………. 2:00pm

Kindergarten|Boys…… Grey…………….. 2:10pm

1st Grade|Girls…………. Yellow………….. 2:25pm

1st Grade|Boys………… Light Green…… 2:40pm

2nd Grade|Girls………… Orange………… 2:55pm

2nd Grade|Boys……….. Pink………………. 3:10pm

3rd Grade|Girls………… Light Blue………. 3:25pm

3rd Grade|Boys………… Purple…………… 3:40pm

4th Grade|Girls………… Navy…………….. 3:55pm

4th Grade|Boys………… Green…………… 4:10pm

5th Grade…………………. Brown…………… 4:25pm

6th & 7th Grade…………. Black……………. 4:30pm

Running with a Child

Parents or Guardians are welcome to run with their child and do not need to register in order to do so. You will be required to wear the duplicate bib if your child is in K – 2nd Grades. Parents with children are asked to start to the back or sides to allow other children right of way.

Team Competition

  • Through four, six and eight-week training programs, kids can train with parents, teachers, coaches and friends to work toward the common goal of completing a total of 26 or 13 miles.
  • On race day, participants come together to complete their final mile on the course and become official KiDS ROCK finishers.
  • All finishers receive a medal and t-shirt for their accomplishments.
  • The program is open to kids grades K-7.
  • The training program also includes tips to help kids start and maintain an overall healthy and active lifestyle.
  • The nationwide program is in conjunction with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.
  • Scholarships for 50% free and reduced lunch program schools and a school fundraising program are key elements to the KiDS ROCK series.

SPECIAL FAMILY RATES

As an incentive to get the whole family involved and active, we’re offering special rates discounts to run with us on April 30! If you would like a family rate, please email Event Manager, Malain McCormick, prior to registration to receive a discount code. We are offering the following discount for each family:

  • Family of 2: $5 off each registration
  • Family of 3: $8 off each registration
  • Family of 4+: $12 off each registration

For more details on the special registration offer, please email nashvillekidsrock@gmail.com

Register Now

 Race Day Information

Get The Race Day Details
  • Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Location: Nissan Stadium (formerly named LP Field) and surrounding area
  • Start Time: 2pm
  • Distance: Kids in grades 1-7 is one mile | Kindergarten distance is a half mile
  • Registration:  
    • Current price- (Good through midnight April 23): $30/child
    • Expo Price: $35/child

Final Information – Be sure to read all the information below so your child will have a great race! 

Health & Fitness Expo

No race experience is complete without a visit to the Health & Fitness Expo, the site to pick up your child’s race number and t-shirt. Admission is FREE. Spend time visiting the vendors as they hand out free samples, feature new products and offer discounts valid for attendees only. If your student is running with a confirmed team please check with the Team Captain to confirm pick up details. ALL CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ARE WELCOME AT THE HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO!

  • April 27: 12:00pm-7:00pm April 28: 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Location: Nashville Music City Center-HALL C & D 201 Fifth Avenue South Nashville, TN 37203
  • Directions: For directions, please visit the Nashville Music City Center web site 

Form A Team To ROCK

Schools can register as a team to run the 1-mile on April 30, 2017. Teams may include all grade levels from K-7th grade to participate. Fill out the survey below to form a team:

TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER
Scholarship Program

Scholarships for 50% free and reduced lunch program schools and a school fundraising program may be available. Please e-mail us at kidsrock@competitorgroup.com for more information

Training Guide

Tips To Get You Race Day Ready

Download the 2017 Training Guide for KiDS ROCK ! The training guide helps kids track their training. Parents, coaches and teachers use this to sign off on weekly training that will help kids reach their goal of his or her final mile. This guide is full of fun activities and great information in jump starting a healthy lifestyle! 

Entertainment & Sponsorship

Target and reach children by sponsoring KiDS ROCK Nashville! Various sponsorship levels and entertainment opportunities are still available. For information, please contact: kidsrock@competitorgroup.com.

Rock their World – Volunteer!

Help a kid rock from the start to the finish! We need volunteers to help assist on race day. Each volunteer will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag along with the satisfaction of helping a child finish a marathon!

Race Crew Volunteer Coordinator

For More Information

Call 1-800-311-1255 Email kidsrock@competitorgroup.com

Participant Perks

  • Spirited Cheer Squads on Course
  • Technical Participant T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Finisher Medal
  • Gear Bag