"Show Your Colors!" Dress up in your best Patriotic Red, White, and Blue and come support your Service Members by running the Patriot Dash 5K, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank!
Join Fifth Third Bank, the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Tennessee (EANGTN) & the National Guard Association of Tennessee (NGATN) in honoring our State and Nation's Service Members (currently serving and past served). The proceeds from this event will benefit the National Guard Association of Tennessee Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization whose mission is to support its members and families. The initial focus of the Foundation is educational aide in the form of scholarships for our Soldiers and Airmen and their dependents, along with benevolent activities.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online registration is now open! Online registration for all registration levels will be open until November 5, 2017. T-shirts can be purchased on-site race day for those wishing to do so.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION: On-site registration will be available beginning at 7:30 a.m. the morning of the race, November 11, 2017.
EVENT SCHEDULE: Race Day is Saturday, November 11, 2017. Race will kick off at 9:00 a.m. Check-In and packet pick-up will be held the morning of the event - Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
COURSE INFO: Please see our course map in the photo gallery. The course will begin in front of the building located at 250 8th Ave in Smyrna and run onto the TN National Guard post. The course runs parallel to the Smyrna Airport hangars and a few static displays are located throughout. There is a turnaround point on base and the finish line is where the start line began. It is a flat course.
ARRIVAL INFO: Participants may begin arriving at 7:30 a.m. Upon arrival, please be sure to check-in and pick up your race packets. Event sponsors will have booths set up for participants to visit.
PARKING INFO: To be announced.
WAIVERS & ID: Please be sure to bring ID with you to check-in. All race participants will be required to show ID and sign a waiver.
WHAT TO BRING: Race will be held rain or shine. So, you may want to bring appropriate rain gear.
WHAT TO WEAR: Your best Patriotic and/or Red, White, and Blue outfit/costume/gear! (Reminder: please dress appropriately for you and others to safely run course)
FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT! Children, strollers, pets welcome!
Other children activities: There will also be face painting, cornhole, and other games throughout the race!