Country Music Nashville Marathon

August 11, 2011


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The Country Music Nashville Marathon in Nashville remains the largest running event in the state of Tennessee, bringing more than 30,000 runners and walkers to the Nashville area, along with thousands of spectators, friends and family. The Marathon is a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon. The events include marathon, half marathon and mini marathon.

The marathon was first held in April, 2000 when 3230 men 2589 women completed the event. As popularity for the event grew, a half-marathon was added in 2002. This was soon followed by the addition of a kids marathon. Over 35,000 participants took part in the 2012 event.

Race Date

Apr 25, 2015


Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Event Type

Start Times

Men: 7:00 am
Women: 7:00 am

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Race Registration

You can register on the official website of Country Music Nashville Marathon. The registration fees is $105 for the marathon if registered earlier.

Course / Route Map

The Marathon courses feature a wave start and are as flat and festive as they come – perfect for runners and walkers of all ability levels. The route begins in Centennial Park and continues along many of Nashville’s sights including music row, Belmont University, the State Capitol Building, the Cumberland River, Shelby Park, Shelby Bottoms Greenway, and ends outside LP Field.

Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Race Tags

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

The course time limit for the marathon is 7 hours . Runners or walkers who do not reach the cut-off location by this time will be stopped and shuttled to the finish line area.

Course Records

Men: Luke Kibet, Kenya 2:12:55 (2000)
Women: Irina Bogacheva, Russia, 2:28:06 (2003)

Prize Money & Awards

Age group awards will be presented 3-deep in all divisions, for both the marathon (where applicable) and half marathon, for male and female categories.

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

All the participants will receive Brooks Technical Participant Shirt, Official Finisher Certificates and Finishers Medal.

Water Stops & Refreshments

There are themed water stations at every mile along the course.

Expected Race Day Weather

The temperature typically varies from 54°F to 72°F and is rarely below 43°F or above 83°F.

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{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

Iris Cummind January 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm

This marathon will be my first. Is this good for first- timers to do a Marathon. Is it flat and hilly. I like a challenge.


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