Nashville, TN – Now in its fourth year, the Nashville Half & Full Marathon, presented by the Hard Rock Café, is the second largest marathon attended in Nashville. For the first time, the 2013 Nashville Half & Full Marathon presented by the Hard Rock Cafe will support United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.
Proceeds from the event will support United Way’s most critical events in the community; Days of Action – unparalleled, life-changing volunteer opportunities designed to make our community stronger.In 2012 alone, United Way’s Days of Action and community engagement efforts benefited 31,404 Nashville families and children and brought 128,317 donated books, school supplies and baby items to Nashville’s most at-risk communities. Days of Action are just one way that United Way of Metropolitan Nashville is at work to make our community stronger.
Lifelong locals and out-of-towners alike will enjoy the race route, which takes runners through Nashville’s most beautiful and historic scenery. Supporters stationed in the Gulch, East Nashville, and other lively neighborhoods will cheer on runners, who will end the route down Broadway. The race will be followed by a post event with music and refreshments. Every participant receives a complimentary tech shirt and the popular race medal.
Volunteers also are needed to be pace setters and work water stations, mile markers, the start and finish lines, cheer stations, and more.
To register and fundraiser for the race, register a team, sign up to volunteer or donate to United Way, visit www.unitedwaynashville.org/marathon .
When: Saturday, November 9th, at 7:00am.
Where: 1st Avenue at Broadway
About United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville impacts the local community by managing programs and partnerships in the areas of education, financial stability and health in order to create pathways to success and stability. United Way Family Resource Centers, Read to Succeed, Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), the 2-1-1 Helpline, and Outcome-Based Investments move people from dependence toward independence. Last year, United Way produced a direct and identifiable impact of $60.4 million in Nashville.
For more information about United Way of Metropolitan Nashville’s powerful work in the community, visit www.unitedwaynashville.org.