Shade Tree Trot 5k 2016


Event Date

Sat, Apr 23, 2016


Nashville, TN


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Students

$25 $25 Closed

Running-5K - Non-students

$30 $30 Closed

Running-5K - Group-registration team

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

The Shade Tree Trot 5k will take place April 23, 2016. The course is flat and fast starting and ending at the Vanderbilt Football Stadium. Live bands with music, water stops, food trucks, free face painting, and more make this one of Nashville's most exciting races of the spring. Pre- and post-race food and entertainment are provided, as well as over $500 in overall and age-group prizes and super soft race-day T-shirts for everyone.

This race is the primary source of income for Shade Tree, a medical student run free clinic providing comprehensive medical, legal, and social services for over 400 patients in the Nashville community. Learn more about the clinic and register at, or continue registering through

Event details and schedule

Online registration closes at 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  Registration is $25 for all students and $30 for non-students.


5K Run/Walk

The Cause

Proceeds benefit the Shade Tree Family Clinic - a medical student-run, free clinic in East Nashville


Registration and start at Vanderbilt University Football Stadium (Gate 2) - corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace, Nashville, TN

Course Map

Check out the course here

Start Time

April 18, 2015 at 8 AM
Same day registration and packet pick-up begins at 6:30 AM at Gate 2

Please, use of headphones discouraged.  Strollers and pets line up at rear.


Online registration:
$25 for students and $30 for non-students 
Online registration closes at 4:00 PM April 21, 2016.

Day-of-race registration: 

$30 for students and $35 for non-students

Packet Pick-Up 
Friday April 22, 11am-6pm

North Lobby of Light Hall, Vanderbilt University

2215 Garland Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

Race Day April 23, starting at 6:30am

Vanderbilt University Football Stadium (Gate 2), corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace, Nashville, TN


Prize pool: $550 in prizes to Nashville Running Company, Fleet Feet, and Athlete's House + special merchandise + special *signature bundt cakes

1st Male/Female overall - $100 FF + Native Sunglasses from NRC + large bundt cake

2nd M/F overall - $50 NRC

3rd M/F overall - $25 NRC

1st M/F overall Masters (age 40+) - $50 Athlete's House

1st M/F overall Grandmasters (age 60+) - $50 Athlete's House

1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female in each age group: 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

AND the most overdressed M/F will receive a Special Long-Sleeved Jacket from NRC

All registrants will receive a complimentary super soft race-day T-shirt, that is AWESOME.


Live music performances, food trucks, face painting, balloons, and other family-friendly entertainment!

Organized By

Vanderbilt Medical School

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