Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville features a two-day Health & Fitness Expo prior to the race, which all participants must visit to pick up their race packets. Free and open to the public, this expo features the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health & nutrition information, and interactive displays. Pick up some last-minute essentials before race day and be sure to visit the Brooks Official Merchandise Store.

**All registered participants must attend the expo to pick-up their own individual materials. Bibs will NOT be given to friends or family members under ANY circumstance.

  • Date: April 25 – 26, 2019
  • Location: Nashville Music City Center, Halls C & D (Map)
  • Expo Hours:
    • Thursday, April 25: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
    • Friday, April 26: 10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Directions: For directions, please visit the Nashville Music City Center website
  • Parking: 
    • Free parking in Lots A, B, C, D at Nissan Stadium on Thursday and Friday on a first come, first serve basis. *This is approximately .8 miles from Music City Center. 
    • Parking at the Nashville Music City Center will be $20.00.
  • Free and open to the public
  • All registered participants must attend Athlete Check-In and pick-up their own individual materials. Bibs will not be given to friends or family members under any circumstance.

**For participant inquiries, please contact our customer service department with questions and concerns.


Parking in the Music City Center’s parking garage will be available for $15 per vehicle. There are several additional public lots in the downtown area that are privately owned and will be charging various fees. Free parking is available in Lot R at Nissan Stadium on Thursday and Friday.


For more information regarding exhibiting at the expo, please visit our Exhibitor Information page or contact us at [email protected].


In honor of the 20th running the Music City, the Health and Fitness Expo features live music to set the tone for the weekend of entertainment. 

Nashville Expo Artist

Thursday, April 25, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm and Friday, April 26, 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Janelle Arthur is a Nashville recording artist, songwriter, film star, and repeated guest of the Grand Ole Opry.  Her current single “Runnin’ From My Roots” is available on all digital music platforms; the accompanying video is currently NUMBER 1 on CMT’s Music 12-Pack and has held that position for 3 weeks!

 @JanelleOArthur   @JanelleArthur_


Friday, April 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Jillian Cardarelli is a singer/songwriter originally from Boston, MA who is forging her own path in country music with her debut single “Rerun” and her second single, “Souvenirs,” which aired on Radio Disney Country while the music video spent eight weeks in the Top 10 videos online on CMT. Her stunning vocals, captivating songwriting and girl next door quality have put her on top of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know. She is currently working on her debut album, which is certain to resonate with a wide variety of music lovers.

 @JMCardarelli   @JillianCardarelli 


Thursday, April 25, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm and Friday, April 26 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

It’s very rare in today's music industry to come across a young talent with the same love, passion, and tenacity for music as displayed by country singer-songwriter Erin Kinsey. This Rockwall, Texas native began singing and playing guitar at the age of 11 and has been wowing audiences in Texas and Nashville ever since with her booming voice, skillful multi-instrumental abilities, and gifted songwriting. 

 @ErinKinseyTX   @ErinKinseyTX



Friday, April 26, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

The Golden West duo exemplifies all that one identifies as the California sound – a wide open, melodious approach buoyed by the pair’s pristine and airtight harmonies. Even though Golden West is a country band, their musical abilities don't keep them in one genre with both Nash and Brittany’s ability to write music in any genre that shows through their new style of country music that is fun, bright, energetic and the California sun bottled up in a case of Country Music.

 @GoldenW3st  @GoldenWest_Official

Thursday, April 25, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm and Friday, April 26, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Arkansas native & former Rascal Flatts band member Tom Yankton is a musician, singer, songwriter, and entertainer who plays a variety of instruments including guitar, keyboards, harmonica, and pedal steel guitar. After working with Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame members along with many others, Yankton is now bringing his own brand of music to the live stage, wowing audiences everywhere they go with a fun, high-energy mashup of popular musical styles and sounds.

 @YANKTONofficial   @YANKTONofficial

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