Saturday April 5, 2014
5K: 8:00 AM Family Trot: 9:00 AM
102 Riverside Dr. Columbia , TN
The Mule Day Kick 5K Run is a certified 3.1-mile run through downtown Columbia. The Family Trot is a 1 mile race targeted at kids
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The 14th Annual Mule Kick 5K and 1-Mile Family Trot is a huge event associated with Columbia’s Mule Day celebration, and draws nearly 1,000 runners and exercise enthusiasts from all over. The Wellness and Aquatics Complex is proud to host a long-standing event that supports our mission for a healthier Maury County, with proceeds supporting many health and wellness programs and services for residents who may otherwise not have access .
In partnership with the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department, the Mule Kick 5K will benefit the Parks and Recreation’s playground programs along with the Wellness and Aquatics Complex.
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and Frequently Asked Questions
The race begins at the Riverside Elementary School near downtown Columbia, TN. The course will meander through the Riverside neighborhood, return on Riverside Drive, and then onto a paved path in Riverwalk Park.
The course is relatively flat with one significant hill. You’ll especially like the long down-sloping last mile along the river.
Pick up your T-Shirt and materials April 4 at the Wellness and Aquatics Complex from 2 pm – 6 pm, or on the day of the race beginning at 7 am, April 5 at Riverside School. Runners must check in their race number on race day.
Race Day Information
The race location is 102 Riverside Dr., Columbia TN. From Hwy 31 (North Garden St.) at Subway take 5th Street east, go two blocks, cross the Duck River bridge, parking is available on the neighborhood streets after the parking lots fill. The 5k starts at 8:00 a.m.; the 1-Mile run starts at 9:00 a.m. Awards will begin after the 1-mile run. Dressing up for the event is encouraged. The race will be Chip Timed.
Amenities and Activities
Showers are available at the Wellness and Aquatics Complex afterwards.
Throughout the morning, family activities and refreshments are available in Riverwalk Park.
Walking Is Encouraged
We encourage walkers to enter the 5K race. Enjoy the 3.1-Mile course and refreshments afterwards. The walkers start at the same time as the runners at 8a.m. in the back of the crowd.
Family Trot for Adults
Adults may run but will not be scored. Adults who run in the 5K may accompany his or her child for free.
In partnership with the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department, the Mule Kick 5K will benefit the Parks and Recreation’s playground programs along with the Wellness and Aquatics Complex’s (Formerly the Maury County YMCA) community support programs such as After Breast Cancer, Hope for Health and other developing programs.
Award ceremony will be held immediately following the Kids’ race at the Riverwalk pavilion.
1st through 3rd place finishers in the following categories of the 5K will receive awards: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-65, 65-69, 70+ and over. Additionally, men’s and women’s overall, men’s and women’s master overall.
The 1-mile race is targeted at kids with awards to the top three finishers of the following ages in each sex: 4 and under, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12
Contact Gale Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org
|YEAR||MALE OVERALL WINNER||TIME||FEMALE OVERALL WINNER||TIME||
|17:45||Anna Kate Chance
|2012||Israel Cervantes, Columbia, TN||18:53||Emily Ryan, Brentwood, TN||20:37||710|
|Riverside all-road course:|
|2011||Alex Hagan, Franklin, TN||16:08||Emily Ryan, Brentwood, TN||20:25||650|
|2010||David Hudson||17:03||Rebecca Severe||22:03||430|
|2009||Brandon Harmon||17:16||Emily Ryan, Brentwood, TN||20:04||504|
|2008||Scott Fanning, Lebanon, TN||16:42||Christine Blundred||21:18||360|
|2007||Brandon Harmon,||18:30||Anna Kate Chance||22:21||148|
|2006||David Parks||17:26||Nancy Glasscock||21:59||302|
|Columbia Academy to Woodland Park Course:|
|2005||Micah McGowan||16:31||Shelby Shefield||20:56||252|
|2004||Brad Lance||17:50||Barbara Kerby||21:25||213|
|2003||David Hudson||16:53||Cindy Price||20:16||200|
|2002||Brandon Collins||17:53||Debbie Russo||21:52||180|
|2001||Eric Poe||18:13||Leslie Hudson||20:25||192|