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St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Rock Running Series Nashville

Thu., April 25-Sun., April 28

Race Basics

·         April 25-28, 2024

·         For more information or to register for the event, visit RunRocknRoll.com/Nashville

·         Facebook @RnRNashville , Twitter, Instagram @RunRocknRoll with the hashtag #RNRNASHVILLE

 

Charity

·         St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is the official benefiting charity partner of the St. Jude Rock ‘n‘ Roll Running Series. It’s because of the generous support of the Nashville community, people across the region and country that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital continues to lead the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For more information, visit stjude.org.

 

Location

·         Nashville, Tennessee

·         Start returns to 8th and Broadway with the finish line location outside of Nissan Stadium with the amazing city skyline within their view.  Participants will pass numerous landmarks including Broadway Honky Tonks, Music Row, the Gulch, 12 South and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The course will lead participants past the Schermerhorn Symphony, Music City Center and the Musica Roundabout before finishing outside of Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans.

 

Events

·         26.2-mile foot race and wheelchair race

·         13.1-mile foot race and wheelchair race

·         10K foot race

·         5K foot race

·         1 Mile

·         KiDS Rock

·         Doggie Dash

·         2-day race exhibition and packet pick up will return to the Music City Center.

·         Expo attendees and guests will have access to the Music City Center and will be treated to live music by Nashville recording artists.

 

Entertainment

·         Live Music at the Expo

·         25+ bands along the course

·         Finishline Festival

 

Stats/Demographics

·         61% women overall

·         53% from out of state

·         2023-The total impact on Nashville’s economy was $45 million.

Schedule of Events

The 2024 St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Rock Running Series Nashville Expo will return to the Music City Center located at 201 Rep. John Lewis Way S., Nashville, TN 37203

THURSDAY, April 25

·         Race Packet Pickup, Noon– 7 p.m., Music City Center

·         Media Credential Pickup- Noon– 4 p.m., Music City Center

·         Media Interviews Open. Please schedule with PR Team     

FRIDAY, April 26

·         Race Packet Pickup 10 a.m-7p.m., Music City Center

·         Media Credential Pickup- Noon– 4 p.m., Music City Center

·         Media Interviews Open. Please schedule with PR Team

SATURDAY, April 27 – RACE DAY

·         5K and 10K at 6:30am – 8th & Demonbreun

·         Marathon & ½ Marathon at 7:20 a.m.- 8th & Broadway

Sunday, April 28

·         1 Mile, Doggie Dash and KiDS Rock races at Nissan Stadium

Distances:

12pm Doggie Dash

12:30pm 1 mile adult

1:00pm KiDS ROCK

·         DJ Pete performing 

 

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children. ® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%, and it won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes to help doctors and researchers at local hospitals and cancer centers around the world improve the quality of treatment and care for even more children. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Support the St. Jude mission by donating at stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on TwitterInstagram and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.

 

About Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series

The Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series is the world’s largest running series taking part in destination locations around the world every year. Established in 1998, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series simple idea of making running fun has transformed both the U.S. and global running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Focused on running, music and community, race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish-line festival featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past performances including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, O.A.R. Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, Flo Rida, The Band Perry, Fitz and the Tantrums, the Goo Goo Dolls and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series can be found online at www.RunRocknRoll.com and follow @RunRocknRoll on all social platforms.

 

About The IRONMAN Group

The IRONMAN Group operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Running Series, IRONKIDS®, World Triathlon Championship Series, premier running events including the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon™ and City2Surf®, UTMB® World Series events including the Canyons Endurance Runs, Tarawera Ultra and Ultra-Trail Australia™, Epic Series™ mountain bike races including the Absa Cape Epic®, road cycling events including Haute Route®, and other multisport races. The IRONMAN Group is the largest operator of mass participation sports in the world and provides more than a million participants annually with the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. Catering to the full athlete experience, the company portfolio also includes FulGaz® virtual cycling, the most realistic indoor riding experience connected fitness application aimed at preparing athletes for real-world events. Since the inception of the iconic IRONMAN® brand and its first event in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines around the world. Beginning as a single race, The IRONMAN Group has grown to become a global sensation with hundreds of events across 55+ countries. The IRONMAN Group is owned by Advance, a private, family-owned business. For more information, visit www.ironman.com/about-ironman-group.

 

About Advance   

Advance is a private, family-held business that owns and invests in companies across media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Our mission is to build the value of our companies over the long-term by fostering growth and innovation. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, The IRONMAN Group, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, 1010data and Pop. Together these operating companies employ more than 17,000 people in 29 countries. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit. For more information visit www.advance.com.

 

SJRnR Nashville Media Contacts:

Kim Dettwiller, Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville, (615) 330-5656, [email protected]

Colby Gorniewicz, The IRONMAN Group, [email protected]

Caroline Gonzalez, ALSAC/ST.STJUDE, (737) 268-1766, [email protected]

Details

Start:
Thu., April 25
End:
Sun., April 28
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.runrocknroll.com/nashville

Other

Region
Middle

Venue

Nashville
8th and Broadway to the Nissan Stadium
Nashville, TN
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