SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023
Due to construction near the event site, please expect a road closure on Victory Ave (between S. 2nd and S. 1st Street). Additional event details, a route map, and a detailed parking map are below.
Parking is free. Check out this year’s parking map here.
Check out this year’s route here.
On-site Registration and Donations
Registration is available on-site and we’re happy to have new participants! We also accept donations on-site. Payments can be made by card, check, and cash.
We will be staggering the start times of runners and walkers based on your 5K pace. To do so, we ask you to spread out along the road leading up to the Start Line Arch. Volunteers and signage will be there to assist you.
We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in making this a fun and enjoyable experience for all participants.
Still have questions? Check out other FAQs.
Your official Carry Forward Nashville 5K participant kit, complete with a drawstring bag, race bib, flag, and more, will be available at a packet pick-up location the week of the event, or on-site at the check-in tent the morning of the 5K.
Please bring your ID to pick up your packet. Squad leaders can pick up packets for their squad.
Pre-Event Day Packet Pick-Up Dates and Locations:
Thursday, September 7*
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, September 8**
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
*Show this during Packet Pick-Up on September 7 at Academy Sports + Outdoors for an exclusive offer.
**For Packet Pick-Up on Friday, September 8:
Use the Carry Forward 5K Mobile App to track your activity! Plus, you can also use the app to seamlessly ask for those last-minute gifts from friends and family.
You put the mission in motion, so let’s celebrate with great gear, courtesy of Basecamp®!
If you raised $100+ for your Carry Forward T-shirt or met the fundraising incentive levels listed here, you are eligible to:
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Carry Forward® 5K Mission Milers — the program for anyone who refuses to quit when it comes to honoring and empowering our nation’s heroes. As you participate in multiple years of the Carry Forward 5K, you’ll automatically earn gear and rewards to recognize your commitment to serving those who served us.