Nashville’s Metro Water Services, the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC), and the Tennessee Stormwater Association(TNSA) have teamed up together to host a 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.
Net proceeds from this event benefit Hands on Nashville, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a variety of programs that help meet community needs and engage specific groups in volunteerism, including The Waterway Recovery and Restoration Program[BG1] .
Event schedule and timesRace Info
Date: October 26, 2013
Start Time: 5 km Run/Walk: 8:00 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 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m on Oct. 26th. The Festival celebrates clean water and green infrastructure and includes kids’ activities, hands-on education, and more! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.