The St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & ½ Marathon will take place on April 25-26, 2020. Featuring many of Nashville’s best live bands on stages along the course, the musically themed road race annually attracts more than 30,000 runners. Saturday’s marathon, half marathon and 5K conclude with a finish line festival outside of Nissan Stadium. Race week kicks off with the two-day Health & Fitness Expo on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24 at Music City Center. The one-mile returns to Thursday night and the KiDS ROCK™Nashville presented by YMCA of Middle Tennessee and Doggie Dash takes place on Sunday, April 26 at Nissan Stadium.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®is the world’s largest running series with more than 600,000 runners taking part in over 30 destination events around the world every year. Established in 1998, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series’ simple idea of making running fun has transformed both the U.S. and global running landscape by infusing the course with live bands, cheer teams and entertaining water stations, creating a block-party atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo showcasing the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health and nutritional information and much more. Events culminate with an entertaining finish-line festival and Toyota Concert Series Headliner featuring some of the biggest names in music, with past performances including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Aloe Blacc, Pitbull, Flo Rida, the Goo Goo Dolls and Bret Michaels. Further information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series can be found online at www.RunRocknRoll.comand follow @RunRocknRoll on all social platforms.