Mule Kick 5K & 1-Mile Trot

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 2, 2016


Columbia, TN


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

Running-1 Mile - Up to 12 Years

$10 $10 Closed

Running-1 Mile - 13+ Years Old

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Hosted by the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation, the 16th Annual Mule Kick 5K and One-Mile Trot is a huge event associated with Columbia’s Mule Day celebration, and draws nearly 1,000 runners and exercise enthusiasts from all over southern Middle Tennessee. The Maury Regional Health Care Foundation is proud to host a long-standing event that supports its mission for a healthier Maury County, with race proceeds supporting many health and wellness programs and services for residents who may otherwise not have access.

Event details and schedule

The Mule Kick 5K is a certified 3.1-mile run through the Riverside community and park near downtown Columbia. The 1-Mile Trot is a shorter, all ages event immediately following the 5K race.

Race Route

The race begins at Riverside Park, heads toward Riverside Elementary and then meanders through the historic Riverside neighborhood before returning onto Riverside Drive and then onto a paved path through Riverwalk Park alongside the Duck River. The course is relatively flat with one significant hill. Participants will enjoy the long down-sloping last mile along the river.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup inforamtion coming soon...........

Race Day Information

The race location is 102 Riverside Dr., Columbia, TN. From Hwy 31 (North Garden Street / Nashville Highway) at Subway take 5th Street East two blocks and cross the Duck River bridge. Parking is available along N. Main Street on the West side of the bridge and on neighborhood streets if the Riverside Park and Riverview Elementary parking lots are full.  The 5k starts at 8:00 a.m. and the 1-Mile run starts at 9:00 a.m. Awards will begin after the 1-mile run is complete. Appropriate and tasteful costumes are encouragedThe race will be chip-timed.

Amenities and Activities

Throughout the morning, family activities and refreshments will be available in Riverwalk Park.

Additional details can be found on the Mule Kick 5K website,

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