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Music City's most festive 5K  invites elves, grinches, and sugar plum fairies to light the way for Santa's arrival at the Nashville Christmas Parade.

This family-friendly event is perfect for runners, walkers, and joggers of all ages and abilities.

Whether this is your first 5K or your 50th, you'll walk away with a the spirit of the season in your heart, knowing that you're helping families and seniors stay warm this winter. 100% of proceeds benefit NeedLink Nashville.

Registration fees

Adult (19+) Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Aug 1 – Sep 1
    2. $20.00
      Sep 2 – Sep 14
    3. $30.00
      Sep 15 – Oct 15
    4. $35.00
      Oct 16 – Nov 24
    5. $40.00
      Nov 24 – Dec 3

Teen (13 - 18) Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Aug 1 – Sep 1
    2. $18.00
      Sep 2 – Sep 14
    3. $25.00
      Sep 15 – Oct 15
    4. $30.00
      Oct 16 – Nov 24
    5. $35.00
      Nov 24 – Dec 3

Child (12 & Under) Closed

Registration closed
    1. Closed
      Aug 1 – Sep 1
    2. $15.00
      Sep 2 – Sep 14
    3. $18.00
      Sep 15 – Sep 30
    4. $20.00
      Oct 1 – Nov 24
    5. $25.00
      Nov 24 – Dec 3

Sponsors


Race Course

Event Schedule

  • December 2 3:30 PM CST - Early Packet Pickup - Nashville Running Company 3:30 - 6:30

  • December 3 7:00 AM CST - Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup

  • December 3 7:30 AM CST - Cinnamon Rolls Available from Buns on the Run

  • December 3 7:45 AM CST - Lineup @ 1st Street, Under the Siegenthaler Bridge

  • December 3 8:00 AM CST - Race Begins

  • December 3 8:15 AM CST - Hot Chocolate & Cookies @ Race HQ

  • December 3 9:00 AM CST - Awards

  • December 3 10:00 AM CST - Nashville Christmas Parade

Contact Information

Event Location

East Bank Landing, East Bank Greenway, Nashville, TN, United States

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