The Friends of Warner Parks and Start 2 Finish Nashville present the fourth annual Rock & Road Relay, Marathon and 5K!

The Rock & Road consists of a 5k, a relay marathon covering 26.2 miles for teams of two or four people, and the Cumberland Transit Crazy Owl marathon. All the courses cover both trail (ROCK) and paved terrain (ROAD) running through the beautiful hills and vales of Percy Warner Park. Scenic and challenging, this is a unique race you will want to make an annual fall tradition!

Funds raised from the race will go back into the Warner Parks through Friends of Warner Parks programs that preserve and protect the parks for all who use them! Whether you're a hardcore trail junkie or a casual jogger who prefers the paved roadways, your participation means you are doing your part to help care for your favorite Nashville running spot!


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About the Friends of Warner Parks 

Friends of Warner Parks dedicates itself to the preservation, protection, and stewardship of Percy and Edwin Warner Parks. It works to protect the natural and historical integrity of the area by supporting appropriate recreational activities, maintaining and enhancing its features, and promoting programs that inspire appreciation and conservation of the Parks. Friends is a 501(c)3 organization.


About the Parks

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as The Warner Parks, are owned and managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. The Warner Parks together span 3,132 acres of forest and field, nine miles from downtown Nashville. Included are a nature center, hiking and bridle trails, an equestrian center, picnic and shelter areas, scenic drives, cross country running courses, a model airplane field, athletic fields, and two golf courses.


"Let us leave a splendid legacy for our children … let us turn to them and say, ‘This you inherit; guard it well, for it is far more precious than money, and once destroyed, nature’s beauty cannot be repurchased at any price.’ " —Ansel Adams