• when is the registration deadline?

    Online Registration ends Wednesday, September 6, 2017. 

    Race Day Registration is Saturday, September 9th 6:30 to 7:50 a.m. 


    5K Early Bird (Individual) - $25.00 / Late Registration $35.00 (June 9th - Sept 9th)

    5K Group (4 or More)  - $25.00 per person

    1 Mile Family Fun Run / Walk - $20.00

    Virtual 5K (Run Anywhere) - $30.00 (Ends August 9th)

  • what time does the event start?

    The 7th Annual Steps of Success 5K starts at 8:00 a.m. CST Saturday, September 9th, 2017


    1 Mile Family Fun Run / Walk starts at 8:05 a.m.


    Shelby Park (Main Event Field by Old Timers Baseball Field)

    2033 Sevier Street

    Nashville, TN  37026

  • if a person cannot participate, can I take their place?

    No!  You are not allowed to use another persons registration to participate.  Each participant must have emergency contact information and sign a waiver.  There are NO exception to this policy. 

  • can I get a refund?

    There are NO refunds.  This no refund policy applies even if the event is cancelled for any reason including inclement weather. 

  • where can I pick up my race packet?

    Pre-packet pickup will take place September 8th: Venue TBA


    Race Day packet pickup starts at 6:30 a.m. - 7.50 a.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • do I get a shirt or medal with registration?

    Those registered participants who register before July 9th will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. 


    Those who register for the 5K will receive a custom FINISHER MEDAL.


    * Late registrants are not guaranteed a shirt or finisher medal on the morning of the 5K.  

  • what awards will be given out?

    We will present the following during the awards ceremony:


    Overall: Male / Female

    Overall Master's: Male / Female (40+)


    Age Category: (Top 3 Male / Female)

    0 - 9, 10 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60+

  • is there an age minimum to participate?

    There isn't a minimum or maximum age to participate.  Kids in strollers are encouraged to start in the back of the line.  Every participant must be registered due to  liability purposes.  Kids 12 and under are FREE. 

  • is there group/team participation?

    Yes!  We encourage groups to form teams.  This is a great way to build unity through team building.  There are special DISCOUNTS for groups that register as a team.  Simply create a team name through the registration site and email co-workers, friends or family to join your team.  You can manage your team settings also. 

  • are donations to steps of success 5k tax deductible?

    Yes!  Steps of Success 5K is a recognized as a 501 (c) (3) by the IRS, thus we are dependent on donations from the public to support our cause.  Our federal tax identification number is 26-3906467.