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March 16, 2024

Publix St. Patrick's Music City Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k

Nashville, TN
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St. Patrick's Music City Half, 10k, & 5k

Lace Up for Luck

Get ready for the 18th Annual St. Patrick's Music City Half Marathon, 10k & 5k – where Irish luck meets Nashville's heart. This event blends fitness, fun, and St. Patrick's Day spirit for runners chasing personal bests or a great time.

🌲 Scenic Routes: Choose from the Half Marathon, 10k, or 5k, all showcasing Nashville's beauty – stunning river views, hardwood forests, and open fields, filled with Music City magic.

πŸ€ Festive Atmosphere: Embrace the St. Patrick's Day theme with music, post-race celebrations, a beer garden, and festive attire throughout.

πŸƒ Run for All: Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a weekend walker, there's a place for you here.

πŸŽ— A Worthy Cause: This event supports a local charity, Friends of Shelby Park &Β Bottoms, turning each step into a stride for a good cause.

The St. Patrick's Music City Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is more than a race; it's a celebration of community, health, and St. Patrick's Day joy. Lace up, pin your bib, and make it a year's highlight. Ready to join the green parade and chase that pot of gold? Register now!
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Event Location
1601 Davidson St, Nashville, TN 37206
The race staging is at Shelby Park's Riverview Pavilion along the Cumberland River.

Event Schedule

FRIDAY

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Registration & packet pick-up

SATURDAY

6:30 am - 7:45 am: Registration & packet pick-up at Race Site
8:00 am: Race Start - All races start together. Fastest runners from each distance start first
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Post race party and awards

Additional Resources

ResultsPhotos
Overall Awards

Top 3 Overall: Male, Female & Non-binary
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1st Overall Masters (40+): Male & Female

1st Overall Grand Masters (50+):
Male & Female

1st Overall Senior Grand Masters (60+): Male & Female
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TEAM/ CLUB AWARDS

Largest Team / Club Recognition

Most Festive Team / Club Recognition

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Age Group Awards

Top 3 Male & Female
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Under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

RRCA Championship Awards

Open Male & Female

40+ Male & Female

50+ Male & Female

60+ Male & Female
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Club | Team Competition: Clubs, teams, collegiate programs & coaching groups
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Individual (Age Group): Open for all age group men and women
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Aquabike: Swim and Bike Only
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Bike-Run: Bike and Run Only
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Paratriathlete: Physically Challenged Division*
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Clydesdale: 220+ pound men
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Athena: 165+ pound ladies

2 & 3 Person Relay Teams
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*PARATRIATHLETE: Please contact us if you register as a paratriathlete. We want to ensure the racer has a complete understanding of the course, as well as, ensure the race staff has a complete understanding of any special circumstances for the racer.

Shelby Park is a 300-acre multi-use park just two miles from Downtown Nashville along the Cumberland River. Including Shelby Bottom Natural Area, the park expands to over 1200 acres and features.

Where to Stay

Visit our friends with the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp to learn about everything Nashville and pick a place to stay that fits your plans.

USAT Competitive Rules will be properly enforced. The Competitive Rules are intended to provide for the orderly and consistent administration of events sanctioned by USA Triathlon and are not designed to establish standards of care for the safety of participants or other persons.

Every participant, official, volunteer, and spectator should consider all safety issues and make related decisions prudently without reliance upon the Competitive Rules.

Wetsuits may be worn and considered legal by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78Β°F. When the water temperature is greater than 78Β°F, but less than 84Β°F, age group participants may wear a wetsuit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards.

Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84Β°F.

We use timing chips on disposable self-adhesive ankle bands, body marking or temporary race number tattoos, helmet numbers, bike frame numbers, wrist bands, and bib numbers to ensure we keep track of you during the race and provide you accurate results.

Wear the ankle band on your left ankle and attach your bike frame number to your bike before checking into the bike transition area.

Β· Photo ID Required.
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Β· All racers, including relay team members, must pick up their own race packet.
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Β· All racers will receive an envelope with a helmet number, bike frame number, bib number, and wrist band to be detached from the bib number and worn at all times.
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Β· All racers will receive an electronic timing chip on a disposable self-adhesive ankle band.

Β· Be sure you still have your body marking or race bib number and the provided wrist band to retrieve your equipment from the race transition area.
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Β· This area is controlled for your safety so we can insure only racers enter the area and take only their equipment.
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Β· Racers will be allowed to retrieve their bikes after the last biker returns from the bike course or as soon as race staff feels like they can safely escort racers to their bike rack location without interfering with another participants race.
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Β· There is an exit gate marked in transition - please look for this gate to retrieve your belongings - this gate is not typically the bike in / out or run out area, but a neutral location that allows those that finish early to remove items while others are still racing.

Half Marathon
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $59
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $79
01/01/24 - 02/28/24: $89
03/01/24 - 03/13/24: $99
03/14/24 - Race Day: $109
10k
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $39
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $49
01/01/24 - 02/28/24: $59
03/01/24 - 03/13/24: $69
03/14/24 - Race Day: $79
5k
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $29
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $39
01/01/24 - 02/28/24: $49
03/01/24 - 03/13/24: $59
03/14/24 - Race Day: $69

Virtual Race Option: $50 Any Category | Any Distance

Refund and Transfer Policies
Individual
Triathlon | Swim-Bike | Bike-Run | Clydesdale | Athena | Paratriathlete
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $79
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $99
01/01/24 - 04/04/24: $129
04/05/24 - 05/15/24: $139
05/16/24 - Race Day: $169
2 Person Relay
1 person does 2 of each of the swim, bike, run segments.
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $109
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $129
01/01/24 - 04/04/24: $159
04/05/24 - 05/15/24: $169
05/16/24 - Race Day: $199
3 Person Relay
1 person does 1 of each of the swim, bike, run segments.
11/27/23 (Cyber Monday): $139
11/28/23 - 12/31/23: $159
01/01/24 - 04/04/24: $189
04/05/24 - 05/15/24: $199
05/16/24 - Race Day: $229

Virtual Race Option: $79 Any Category | Any Distance

All events are sanctioned by USA Triathlon. When a race director sanctions with USAT, it is required for each participant to purchase either a one-day license or annual membership in order to participate in said event. A one-day USAT license is $15 and an annual USAT membership is $50. Either can be purchased when signing up for the event. A youth one day or annual USAT license is $10. Learn about your USAT benefits and where your member dollars go: HERE.

Refund and Transfer Policies

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Volunteer from set up through teardown for credit to a future Team Magic event!

Volunteers are an essential part of race day! We wouldn't be able to put on this race without all of the hardworking volunteers. There are many volunteer options including Designated Last Place Finishers, Course Fueling Stations, Course Sentries, and more.

If you have a volunteer group that is interested in volunteering at this event, please contact us for more information.

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