Memorial Day Dash 5k

Mon May 29, 2023 Nashville, TN 37203 US Directions


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800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN US 37203


Run the most historic 5k in Nashville with the 22nd annual Memorial Day Dash!  Hosted by the Nashville City Cemetery Association and the Metro Historical Commission, the course features some of the most historic places and scenic views in the city. Beginning at the Adventure Science Center, the course runs through Fort Negley Historic Park with beautiful views of the Nashville cityscape, then loops back around St. Cloud Hill to the Nashville City Cemetery where runners will wind their way through some of the most historic names in Nashville. Be sure to wear your most patriotic themed-costumes to win prizes at the end. There is no better way to kick off summer than with the Memorial Day Dash, a Nashville tradition. 

–Start / Finish in front of Adventure Science Center on Fort Negley Blvd.

–Race morning packet pickup opens at 6:00 AM

–Race Starts promptly at 7:30 AM

–All times will be chip timed

-Awards for the following divisions:

      1st Place Female

      2nd Place Female

      3rd Place Female

      1st Place Male

      2nd Place Male

      3rd Place Male

     1st Place Male Masters

     1st Place Female Masters

     1st Place Male Grandmasters

     1st Place Female Grandmasters

- Also prizes for most patriotic outfit and door prizes.

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