1K Kids Run

  1. Do 1K kids get a bib and timing chip?
    Yes, new this year. Kids get timed!
  2. What age are kids in the 1K?
    9 & under. Little ones can be in a stroller.
  3. Do the kids run alone in the 1K, or can parents run with them?
    Parents are allowed to run with their child.
  4. If parents can run with them, do they have to register?
    No, parents do not need to register.
  5. Can you bring a jogging stroller for a younger child in the 1K?
    Yes, please start in the back behind the kids. They like to take off fast!
  6. Will the 5K overlap with the 1K?
    No, the 1K is after the 5K.
  7. Do children who register for the 1K receive a t-shirt, medal or something for participating?
    Yes, children who register for the 1K will receive a t-shirt, bib, and timing chip at registration. And a medal at the finish line!


5K Walk/Run

  1. Is the 5K for walkers, runners or joggers?
    All three! Please feel free to walk, jog or run the 5K.
  2. Are baby joggers allowed on the 5K?
    Baby joggers are allowed on the 5K, but must start at the end to avoid congestion.
  3. Are pets allowed on the 5K?
    We are unable to allow pets on the course.
  4. Is the 5K course certified?
    Yes! Certification Code: TN14082MS
  5. Is there a bathroom on the course?
    Yes, just past mile 3 will be a porta-john.


10K Run

  1. Is the 10K for walkers, runners or joggers?
    The 10K is reserved for joggers and runners. The 10K course time limit is 1 hour and 30 minutes (15 minute per mile pace).
  2. Are baby joggers allowed on the 10K?
    Baby joggers are allowed on the 10K, but must start at the end to avoid congestion.
  3. Are pets allowed on the 5K?
    We are unable to allow pets on the course.
  4. Is the 10K course certified?
    Yes! Certification Code: TN14081MS
  5. Is there a bathroom on the course?
    Yes, just past mile 5 there will be a porta-john.


Packet Pickup

  1. When can I pick up my race packet?
    Friday, September 1st - TBD
    Saturday, September 2nd - TBD
    Monday, September 3rd RACE DAY - 5:45am-until your race begins - Location: 3rd Avenue South Franklin TN 37064
  2. Can a friend or family member pick up my race packet?
    Yes, a friend or family member can pick up your race packet as long as you have pre-registered.

Race Day Venue

Public Square
Franklin, TN
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Contact

For questions about Mercy, Sponsorships, Registrations and Teams.

Brittany Lovell

Marketing Assistant

615-790-0567 ext. 235

BrittanyL@MercyTn.org

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