Join Mayor Karl Dean for the 4th annual Mayor's Challenge 5K, a free 3.1 mile walk/run in Downtown Nashville on Sunday, November 9!

All activities begin at Public Square Park outside the Metro Courthouse. Activities begin at 12 p.m. (noon). The Kids' Fun Run will start at 2 p.m. and the 5K begins at 2:15 p.m.

Participation is completely free, and individuals of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to join. The Kids' Fun Run is for children age 12 and under.

Online registration is now closed. You can register for the Mayor’s 5K and Kids Fun Run at Pre-packet pick-up locations on Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 and also at the event Sunday, Nov. 9 starting at 12 noon. For further details, visit the 5K FAQ webpage.
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New this year is a 5K route that takes participants north by the Nashville Farmers’ Market to Jefferson Street and around the site of the new Sounds ballpark, which is under construction. First Tennessee Park is expected to open in April, 2015.

Learn more about the Mayor's 5K

Learn about free training at Metro Parks' community centers

Collage of start and finish lines and participants with Mayor Karl Dean at event