2024 Nashville Urban Runoff 5K & Water Quality Festival

Sat July 27, 2024 Nashville, TN 37206 US Directions


2024 Nashville Urban Runoff 5K

$35 7:30AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT
400 spots left. Registration Opens March 23, 2024 at 7:00am CDT


1900 Davidson St.
Nashville, TN US 37206


Join the Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA) once again for the Urban Runoff 5k run in Nashville. The run is being held in Shelby Bottoms Park and Greenway and weaves its way past several cool and innovative green stormwater management practices.

Exact t-shirt size cannot be guaranteed if registered after July 1.

Race Info

Date: July 27, 2024

Shelby Bottoms Park and Greenway  1900 Davidson St.  Nashville, TN 37206

Festival and 5K start and Finish line will be near the silver melting bird statue and Sevier Lake

Start Time: 5 km Run/Walk: 7:30 a.m.

Inclement Weather: The race will be held rain or shine


Registration Fee:  $35

Race Day Registration Available by phone via QR code.  Please register in advance if possible.

Early Packet Pick Up Friday, July 26 near the melting Silver Bird at Shelby Park.

Race Day Packet Pick Up: 6:30am-7:20am

Race Contact Info

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Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd males & females in the following categories: Overall, Under 14, 14-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 50-61, 61 and over. 

Other awards presented will be- top team, fastest dog, and fastest stroller.

Water Quality Family Fest

The Urban Runoff will lead into a pre and post-race, family festival from 6:30am – 9:30 a.m. The Festival celebrates clean water and green infrastructure and includes kids’ activities, hands-on education, and more! Contact charlene@tnstormwaer.org for more information.

Grant Opportunity

Watershed Quality Contest Overview:

In order to promote the implementation of local watershed quality stewardship projects, a portion of the proceeds generated from the Urban Runoff 5K (UR5K) will be awarded back to the community through one watershed quality award of $1000.00. Local Non-Profits will have the opportunity to submit specific stewardship proposals that will be judged by the UR5K Planning Committee.   The committee is seeking projects focused on Pollutant Runoff Reduction Implementation. Contest entries include any proposed project that involves the implementation/installation Best Management Practices (BMPs) that will improve runoff within a specific watershed.  Examples BMPs could include, but not be limited to, rain gardens or other bio-retention basins, tree plantings, downspout disconnection, rain barrels, etc.    

Eligibility: The UR5K Prize can be awarded to any non-profit that submits an application with a signed Implementation Certification Statement that attest the award money will be utilized to implement the project as submitted in the contest entry form.

Click here for grant application



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