Sat September 23, 2023


Show your Preds Pride and join Preds Personalities Hal Gill and Chris Mason for the Fangtastic 5K on September 23, 2023! We're kicking off the 2023-24 season with a race around downtown Nashville. Enjoy a 3.1 mile walk or run beginning and ending at your favorite place - Bridgestone Arena -  at 7 a.m. CT. Enjoy a pre-run stretch hosted by Planet Fitness, bananas donated from Kroger, a free Penn Station sub coupon, water provided by Coca-Cola, and more! We also encourage you to donate gently worn shoes on the morning of the race. Shoes will be donated to Soles4Souls.

We're proud to announce that a portion of the registration cost will automatically be contributed to the Nashville Predators Foundation. SMASHVILLE, it's time to lace up your shoes and get training! Let's go Preds!

Registration Includes:  

  • One (1) free ticket to a Nashville Predators game on select dates listed below.
    • Oct 17 vs. EDM
    • Oct 24 vs. VAN
    • Nov 14 vs. ANA
    • Nov. 20 vs. COL
    • Nov. 26 vs. WPG
    • Nov. 30 vs. MIN
  • Commemorative Fangtastic 5K Race t-shirt
  • Finisher's Medal

Packet Pick Up

  • Thursday, September 21
    • Location: Planet Fitness Franklin
      • 1113 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
    • Hours: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Parking: Free 
  • Friday, September 22
    • Location: Ford Ice Center Bellevue
      • 7638 B Hwy 70 S, Nashville, TN 37221
    • Hours: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Parking: Free

For those unable to attend packet pickup on Thursday and Friday, you can pick up your packet on race morning starting at 6:00 am at our tent on the plaza at Bridgestone Arena.


Nearby parking garage options include Music City Center and Fifth + Broadway. For a full listing visit the Nashville Downtown website. Please be advised that 5th Avenue between Broadway and Demonbreun will be closed starting at 5:00 am with race streets closing at 7:00 am. 


The start and finish line will be on 5th Avenue between Broadway and Demonbreun just outside Bridgestone Arena. The race will start at 7:00 am and all runners will be given 1 hour to finish the course. Runners will line up according to their pace with the faster runners at the front of the pack allowing runners of all abilities to safely get into their race pace. 


$55 (Early Bird Special - First week only!)
$65 (9/3 - 9/22)
$75 (Race Day Registration)

*Registration Fees are Non-Refundable, Non-Transferable. 


Enjoy your fun run/walk through Downtown Nashville.  You can find the interactive course here





The Fangtastic 5K will offer awards in the following categories:

Top Three Males and Females

MASTERS (Age 40-49)
Top Three Males and Females

Top Three Males and Females

SENIORS (Age 60-69)
Top Three Males and Females

Top Three Males and Females


  • You are allowed to claim a prize in only one category
  • All awards are given out within 30 minutes after the last eligible winner crosses the finish line
  • Every participant will receive a complimentary t-shirt, a custom finisher’s medal
  • You must be present to claim award- no exceptions
  • No awards will be mailed after the race


Bridgestone Arena

Race Contact Info

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Race Website

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