Nashville Striders Firecracker 5000 is a fun family Holiday event staged at Opry Mills Mall. The flat certified course features a modified double loop around the grounds of Opry Mills adjacent to Opryland Hotel. Common Start/Finish near Entrance 1, site of race morning packet pickup and registration.
Post Race refreshments hosted by Chuy's.
Annual Event is on the Nashville Striders 2016-2017 Grand Prix Race Series.
Proceeds benefit Achille International Nashville Chapter and Nashville Striders Youth Fund.
Includes Free Kids' 1KM Fun Run at 8:30 am with Special Awards. Sign up that morning.
Event details and schedule
Race begins promptly at 7:00 am near Entrance 1. Packet pickup race morning opens at 6:00 am adjacent to Chuy's at Entrance 1.
Plenty of free parking available.
Short Sleeve Event Shirts guaranteed to runners registered by June 30.
Awards presented in following categories:
Top 3 Overall Male / Female
Top Masters Male / Female
Age Group Awards: Top 3 Male / Female in categories 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, up thru 80+ in 5 year increments.
Special Awards to Male / Female participant with Best Patriotic running attire.
Special Awards to participants in Kids' KM Fun Run