2nd Annual Nashville Urban Runoff 5k

Event Date

Sat, Oct 25, 2014


Nashville, TN

About This Activity

Nashville’s Metro Water Services, the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC), and the Tennessee Stormwater Association(TNSA) have teamed up together once again to host the 5k Urban Runoff run in Nashville. The run begins at the Bicentennial Mall and weaves its way past several cool and innovative green stormwater management practices.In addition to viewing examples of ”green” stormwater practices along the route, the race will also parallel and highlight a section of the Cumberland River, Nashville’s most precious water resource for which innovative stormwater design concepts will be key in preserving for future generations.

A portion of the  net proceeds will go to the Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA) to continue to offer this healthy and fun public educational opportunity each year and assist local governments that promote water quality health awareness & local clean water efforts. 

Event details and schedule

Race Info

The race is chip-timed with course certification through USATF!

Date: October 25, 2014

Start Time:  5 km Run/Walk: 8:30 a.m.

Inclement Weather:  The race will be held rain, snow, or shine

Start & Finish Location: Bicentennial Capital Mall Park, 600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243-3081

The Urban Runoff will lead into a post-race, family festival, taking place on the Mall lawn from 8:00 - 10:30 a.m on Oct. 25th. The Festival celebrates clean water and green infrastructure and includes kids’ activities, hands-on education, and more! Contact jenilind.brinkman@tn.gov for more information.

Parking Information: Parking is available in the adjacent state parking lots.

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