The 14th Annual St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon presented by Nissan is just around the corner! This weekend celebration is complete with a two-day Health & Fitness Expo, ING KiDS ROCK race, mini marathon, and the post-race concert featuring Craig Morgan at Nashville Municipal Auditorium, with special guest Sarah Darling. The Nashville Convention Center is home to the Health & Fitness Expo, where all race participants pick up their race number, browse through fitness related products and attend informational clinics.
Even if you are NOT A RUNNER, it's a good idea to check out the street closures! You don't want to get stuck on race day.
Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases.
When: Saturday, April 27th at 7am (Race Day)
Where: Start at Centennial Park. End at LP Field.
Marathon Cost: $125 through April 21st ($150 at expo, if available)
1/2 Marathon Cost: $120 through April 21st ($150 at expo, if available)
Mini Marathon Cost: $60 through April 21st ($75 at expo, if available)
Difficulty: Runners should train for this event. Half marathons are 13.1 miles. Marathons are 26.2 miles.
Children Policy: There is a kids race. Spectators of all ages welcome
Dog Policy: Dogs welcome as spectators
ABOUT THE COUNTRY MUSIC MARATHON & CONCERT
The event has been internationally recognized as the ultimate tour of Music City featuring historic sites like the Parthenon, Nashville's world-renowned Music Row and an expansive finish line festival outside the Tennessee Titan’s home, LP Field, located along the Cumberland River. Featuring many of Nashville’s best live bands on entertainment stages placed along the 26.2 and 13.1-mile courses, the musically themed road race is expected to attract 30,000 runners, walkers and junior racers in 2012.
Enjoy live bands and high school cheer squads at every mile along the course. After the race come out to the post race concert featuring Craig Morgan and special guest Sarah Darling. Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm. Tickets on sale now for $35 each at TicketMaster Outlet, charge by Phone at 800-745-3000 and the Arena box office.
For full details, visit the Country Music Marathon Race Details website.
To register for this event, visit Country Music Marathon online!