Race Information

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Race Date:  Monday, May 28th, 2018

Race Times:
5k ~ 7:30 am
15k ~ 7:00 am
1m fun run~ 8:00 am

Awards ~ 8:45 am

Location ~
Drakes Creek Park
Drakes Creek Park North is off Indian Lake Boulevard and Gallatin Road (31 -E) which is Main Street in Hendersonville. Turn at traffic light #9 off Gallatin Road. There is also an entrance into the park at traffic light #10 (off Indian Lake Boulevard).

From south of town (Nashville): Take 1-65 North. Take Vietnam Veteran’s Boulevard exit (around mile marker 96) towards Gallatin and Hendersonville. Take Hendersonville exit (#7) / Indian Lake Boulevard. Take a right at Demos’ Restaurant for entrance into the park.

From north of town (Bowling Green): Take 1-65 South. Take exit #96, Two Mile Pkwy. Stay left at the fork and merge into Two Mile Pkwy. Turn left onto Gallatin Pike North (31- E) and take this into Hendersonville.

Race Day Photography by Memories By Murray

The average race day temperature is a high of 77 and a low of 57.

Policy regarding weather conditions:
The Memorial Day Classic follows the recommendations of the Road Runners Club of America concerning adverse weather conditions. The race will be cancelled, postponed, modified or shortened by an appropriate amount if (1) the dew point is 80 degrees F or above, or (2) lightning is present.

The race committee and medical director will determine whether to modify, postpone or cancel the race. This is a charitable event and no refunds will be given if the race is postponed, modified or cancelled due to severe weather conditions. The event will not be rescheduled to a later date if cancelled.

The Memorial Day Classic has a “no refund” policy.

Pet Policy
The Memorial Day Classic has a “no pet” policy. This is for the safety of all.

Stroller Policy – Strollers are welcome!  We just ask that runners with strollers start at the back of the starting line and be mindful of runners on the course!

Ear buds are discouraged for safety reasons. If using ear buds please keep one removed as to listen for directions on the course from traffic monitors, etc.