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    Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Shoney’s 5K Family Fun Run! The race takes place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 and begins at Nissan Stadium. Whether you are a competitive runner looking for a great race, a power walker looking for a scenic tour through the city or a novice looking entering your first 5K, this race is for you! For the past nine years Shoney’s has supported the men and women in blue by donating 100% of the proceeds raised to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Support Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The fund was created to support the Nashville police department by raising funds to support the officers who have the desire to continue their education. Join us in our goal to support the Nashville police department. To date we’ve raised nearly $200,000 and we are not finished yet!


    May 13, 2017
    Registration: 7:00 a.m. CST
    Race Time: 8:00 a.m. CST
    Kids' Fun Run/Walk: 9:00 a.m. CST


    Downtown Nashville at Nissan Stadium, Lot T, off Victory Avenue adjacent to the Shelby Street Bridge, Nashville, TN

    2016 Race Results

    2016 Overall Race Results

    2016 Race Results by Age


    At the conclusion of the 5K, our legendary breakfast buffet will be served in Lot T to race and festival participants. The festival is free, family friendly and will feature fantastic live music, random drawings and a huge display of police vehicles, equipment, helicopter and more! The fun continues with activities for the kids including face painting, giant inflatables, a balloon artist, caricature artist, an appearance by Shoney Bear and so much more!

    National Anthem

    Our special guest performing this year's national anthem will be Officer Shaun Hardin. He is a 12-year MNPD veteran presently assigned to the Special Response Team.

    Thanks to our Sponsors.

    Over $1500+ in Cash Prizes and Shoney’s® Gift Cards

    Prizes for the 5K top finishers in the male and female categories are $500 cash.

    1st place winners in each age group (male and female): $25 Shoney’s gift card

    2nd place winners in each age group (male & female): $10 Shoney’s gift card

    The age categories include: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up.

    Additional Information

    Complimentary beverages and fruit will be available for runners at the finish line.


    100% of net proceeds to benefit the Metropolitan Nashville Police Support Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.