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.
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Music and entertainment set the tempo for this running party, where runners and spectators alike will be dancing in the streets. A variety of music from alternative, classic, and punk rock to blues, jazz, and soul is played by live bands along the racecourse. Explore all the music and entertainment on the courses.
The St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Music Festival presented by PNC Bank will kick off with notable local talents such as Yankton, Chris Shrader, and Less Kerr. Erin Kinsey, a gifted songwriter, artist, and highly accomplished musician, will open the evening’s festivities. Country music superstars Michael Ray and Carley Pearce will co-headline the event and cap off the day’s events.
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.
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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