Saturday, March 18, 2017 • Nashville, TN • Course Map
Set for its 11th annual running along the banks of the winding Cumberland River that flows through and around downtown Nashville, the Music City Half Marathon has seen a few hundred runners come out to run and cross the finish line each year for a race that’s hosted and organized by the Frostbite Running Club, a locally based running and athletic group that organizes races and group runs throughout the year.
Runners start and finish the out-and-back route for the race at LP Field, the home football stadium for Nashville’s Tennessee Titans NFL franchise.
From there, runners head east and follow Davidson Street out for roughly the first 2.5 miles out from the starting line, and then head onto the Cumberland River Greenway, a roughly 12-mile-long nature and hiking, walking and running trail that winds along the Cumberland River.
Though it’s made up of a combination of approximately five miles of paved trails and nearly seven miles of natural surface (including grass, dirt and wood chips) trails, the stretch of the trail that runners follow during the race will be the paved trail sections only.
Race Weather & Climate
Nestled among the hills of central northern Tennessee, just over 130 miles north along Interstate 24 from Chattanooga, Nashville typically experiences mild to moderately cool weather in the early fall, and usually sees its driest weather of the year during the month the race is held.
On race day (March 18), the average low is 40ºF and the average high is 61ºF.
- 8:00 AM – half marathon
- 8:15 AM – 10K
- 8:30 AM – 5K
- $65 – $95 for the half marathon
- $30 – $45 for the 10K
- $25 – $40 for the 5K
To reserve your spot in the 2017 running of Nashville’s Music City Half Marathon, register online at the event website here.
Official Race Website
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