April 25-26, two days prior to the race, the free Health & Fitness Expo will take over the Music City Center. The Expo is open to the public but it's also where marathoners pick up their race number, swag bag, and t-shirt. Exhibitors will be onsite offering free samples, showcasing running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information, and more. To make things interesting, entertainment at the Expo will include live music from Janelle Arthur, Jillian Cardarelli, Erin Kinsey, Golden West, and Tom Yankton.
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Participate in the St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and fundraise to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the St. Jude Heroes program. When you sign up, you'll be taking an important step toward finding cures and saving children battling cancer and other deadly diseases. Through the St. Jude Heros program, families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food. Fundraise for as a Hero at the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and enjoy benefits that may include free race entry and perks like Expo merch credit, and even hotel accommodations.
Music and entertainment set the tempo for this running party, where runners and spectators alike will be “dancin’ in the streets.” This year, over 20 local artists including Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley will perform for the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, all in part with the NFL Draft happening, April 25-27. Tim McGraw will take the Drafts Main Stage on Friday night, April 26th. Celebrate your finish by jamming out to headliner Dierks Bentley on Saturday, April 27. Explore all the music and entertainment on the courses.
Most road closures and detours along the routes will be in effect on Saturday. Plan ahead and be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes.
Want to be a part of the festivities, but not up to running? With more than 1,500 positions available, there is a spot for everyone; including teams, corporate groups, family, and friends. Compete in the Spirit on the Course Competition where cheer teams line the course encouraging participants every step of the way.
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