Sat April 2, 2022 Nashville, TN 37212 US Directions
VandyBoys Salute to Service Tour De Hawkins 5K
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Join us for the first-ever Tour De Hawkins 5K on Vanderbilt University’s campus.

Grab your family, friends, coworkers, fellow Vandy fans, and lace-up for our military and veterans! The Hawkins Field Salute to Service 5K will take place as a part of the VandyBoys’ Military Appreciation Weekend when they take on in-state rival Tennessee. 

The Tour De Hawkins 5K is an awesome way to show your patriotism and support for those who have or continue to serve our country. 

Lace-up your tennis shoes and get ready to take a trip around Hawkins Field along with other Vanderbilt Athletics venues in the first-ever Tour De Hawkins 5K! This unique 5K course will give you the opportunity to run through several of the athletic facilities on Vanderbilt University’s campus and give you an experience like none other. Facilities in the course include
✬ Hawkins Field
✬ Vanderbilt Stadium
✬ Outdoor Track & Field Complex
✬ Soccer & Lacrosse Complex

 

Produced by Vanderbilt Athletics and benefiting Nashville bases military Gold Star family nonprofit, Memories of Honor

 

EVENT DETAILS

WHEN: Saturday, April 2nd, 2022  -- Start Time: 9:00 AM 

WHERE: Vanderbilt University, Hawkins Field. The route will take place throughout several of the Vanderbilt Athletics facilities, including Hawkins Field, Vanderbilt Stadium, Vanderbilt Outdoor Track Complex, the Soccer and Lacrosse Complex, and more. Experience Vanderbilt’s campus like never before!

WHY:

  • The Tour De Hawkins 5K is meant to HONOR our nation’s fallen heroes and all who serve.
  • HEAL the unseen wounds of war for both our surviving families and veterans.
  • CONNECT surviving family members veterans with the civilian community.
  • 100% of your registration to benefit Memories of Honor.
  • You can walk away knowing that you made a direct, lifelong, and meaningful impact on the lives of the families we serve.

WHO: Everyone is welcome! Bring your family, friends, and cheering section! We will have a cheering section set up inside Hawkins Field where your family and friends can watch you cross home plate! 

 

👟 5K PARTICIPATION PERKS INCLUDE 

✬ A free ticket to a future Vanderbilt Athletics Event (more details to come, game TBD).

✬ Event T-shirt (must register before the shirt sizing cutoff to guarantee size). 

✬ Finisher Award

✬ Fallen Hero Memorial Bib containing the name of a fallen service member

✬ The opportunity to write a note of love and gratitude to the fallen hero’s family and place it on our Wall of Gratitude. These will be sent to the family at a later date.

✬ Anyone wishing to donate their medal back to the family of their fallen hero may do so. However, this is not necessary.

 

 
🗓  SCHEDULE  
 
EARLY PACKET PICKUP 
✬ Date: Friday, April 1st

✬ Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

✬ Where: Outside of the front gate of Hawkins Field.

Free parking will be available on levels 9-11 of the 25th Avenue Garage. You must enter the garage through the Highland entrance.  Please note that Jess Neely Drive will be closed for the baseball game that evening.

RACE MORNING
✬ 7:30 AM Packet-pickup & Race Registration Opens
✬ 8:50 AM Color Guard 
✬ 9:00 AM 5K Start
✬ 10:15 AM 5K - Awards

 
🏆 AGE GROUP AWARDS 

  • ✬ 12 & Under
  • ✬ 13- 15
  • ✬ 16-19
  • ✬ 20-29
  • ✬ 30-39
  • ✬ 40-49
  • ✬ 50-59
  • ✬ 60+
     

 

⌛️ REMINDERS 


✬ Children 3 and under are welcome to participate without registration. 
✬ No roller blades, skateboards, or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.
✬ Please, no pets. 
✬ Walkers are welcome. 

⌘ SPONSORSHIP & CORPORATE TEAM INQUIRIES:  Amy Cotta  |  EventsTeam@memoriesofhonor.org  

2022 Race Video

Awards

Overall Winners 

✬ Cooler Bag
✬ Coffee Tumbler
✬ Stadium cup
✬ Star stress squeeze 
✬ Sunglasses
✬ Travel Poncho
✬ Button
✬ VandyBoys shirt
✬ Vanderbilt koozie
✬ Phone wallet 
✬ Keychain
✬ Pens

Prizes for each age group 

✬ Clear Bag
✬ Coffee tumbler
✬ Koozie
✬ Keychain
✬ Phone wallet
✬ Sunglasses
✬ Pen

 

COURSE & MAP
✬ Free race day parking is available in the 25th Avenue Garage on levels 9-11. You must enter the garage through Highland Ave.
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About Memories of Honor

Memories of Honor is a national 501c3 nonprofit based in Nashville, TN. Our mission is to make EVERY DAY Memorial Day. We use athletics, entertainment, special events, and social media campaigns to create living breathing memorials so that no loss of life in or due to military service is forgotten. Visit our website to learn more or become involved. 

Who We Honor 
  • Killed in action
  • Missing in action
  • Training accidents
  • Self-infliction (PTSD) 
  • Medical issues directly related to service 
  • Any loss of life while on active duty 
Race Contact Info
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Place
Charles Hawkins Field
2600 Jess Neely Dr
Nashville, TN US 37212
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