Apr 25 2015
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Rock Around the Block

The Rock Around the Block Contest is run in conjunction with the St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon presented by Nissan.  Any neighborhood that is along the beautiful course is welcome to join in on this friendly competition.



-Pick a point along the course to set up your spirited cheering area.

-Make a sign to be displayed at your spirit station that clearly states which neighborhood is being represented.

-Themes are welcome (Rock star, Pajama Party, Country, etc.)

-Signs and any cheering equipment are encouraged.

-Cheer as loud as you can from first runner to the last runner.


Contest Rules:


-Your team must be set up and ready to cheer before the first runner comes through.

-You must have at least one sign designating your neighborhood that can be clearly seen by judges.

-You must stay and cheer on all of the runners until the last runner has went by your spirit station.

-A Leader of the group must be chosen to represent the neighborhood. Their contact information, including neighborhood/street name should be e-mailed to cmcgregor@competitorgroup.com

-All signs and spirit equipment must be appropriate for all ages, this includes: no profanity, vulgar, etc.



Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three most spirited neighborhoods. The first place neighborhood will also be mentioned at our post race concert and in the local Newspaper on Sunday, April 27th. Neighborhoods will be judged by the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series staff from first runner to last runner of the race.


1st place: $500

2nd place: $250

3rd place: $150


Please e-mail cmcgregor@competitorgroup.com if you would like an Application or have further questions about Rock Around the Block!



Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Race Day

Marathon Wheelchairs*: 7:00am
1/2 Marathon Wheelchairs*: 7:00am
Marathon Start: 7:00am
1/2 Marathon Wave Start: 7:00am
5k: 6:45am
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Sunday, April 26, 2015

KiDS ROCK Nashville – Time: 2:00pm
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Thurs. – Fri., April 23-24, 2014

Health & Fitness Expo

Nashville Music City Center

April 23rd & 24th, 2015

More information to come!


Friday, April 24th

St. Jude Heroes Pasta Party Songwriters Night

Music City Center

Sunday, April 26th

St. Jude Heroes Post Race Brunch

John Rich’s House