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Event Security Measures

Heightened security and public safety protocol will be in place for race weekend to ensure the safety of the participants, spectators and residents of Nashville. We ask that you review and comply with all outlined measures. Runners and spectators will need to prepare for delays surrounding race weekend as event officials ensure a safe event.

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and its federal partners are urging citizens to watch for suspicious behavior, including unattended packages, backpacks, etc., and report what they see to on site law enforcement or the Police hotline at (615) 880 – 1515.

 
Public Safety

    1. Increased public and private security presence at the expo, start and finish lines and along the course.
    2. Additional security will monitor the Gear Check vehicles that will be used for storage and transportation of gear bags at both the start and finish line venues. 
    3. Security and officers will monitor entry and exit into the 40 runner corrals at the start line.

 

Participant

    1. Clear Gear Check bags will be provided to all runners at the Expo. This will be the only bag accepted for use to check gear.
    2. All participants, spectators and volunteers may be subject to random bag checks at the Health & Fitness Expo and on race day.

 

Spectator, Staff and Vendors

    1. All members of the media and others with access to restricted areas will be required to produce a badge, photo ID. All bags and equipment will be subjected to inspection.
    2. Any person on the course without proper identification of entry or association with the event will be pulled from the course and subject to citation by law enforcement.

 

Note the following regulations as you prepare for race weekend:

 

 Prohibited from the venues – start, finish and course:

  • Backpacks, handbags, suitcases and similar items
  • Containers with more than 1 liter of liquid
  • Costumes covering the face
  • Bulky clothes such as vests with pockets
  • Large flags or signs bigger than 11 inches x 17 inches 
  • Unregistered runners and cyclists, who jump into the race along various points – citations will be made to these individuals by public safety officials

 

Allowed:

  • Marathoners will be allowed to carry clear, plastic bags provided by the organizers.
  • They can also run with small fanny packs for medication and cell phones, and fuel belts that hold a bottle under one liter.

 

 

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and its federal partners are urging citizens to watch for suspicious behavior, including unattended packages, backpacks, etc., and report what they see to on site law enforcement or the Police hotline at (615) 880 – 1515.

Schedule of Events

April 23-24, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Music City Center, Hall C-D
Thursday, April 23: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday, April 24: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Expo Details

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Country Music Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & 5K

Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Start Time: 7:00am
5K Start Time: 6:45am
Event Details

Sunday, April 26, 2015

KiDS ROCK NASHVILLE

Start Time: 2:00pm
Event Details

Friday, April 24, 2015

St. Jude Heroes Pasta Party Songwriters Night

Event Details

Sunday, April 26, 2015

St. Jude Heroes Post Race Brunch

Event Details