Event Details

Date

Saturday April 5, 2014

Time

5K: 8:00 AM Family Trot: 9:00 AM

Location

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

See results and pictures from the 2014 Mule Kick 5K 2014 RESULTS!  and PICTURES!

The 15th 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.

Mule Kick Registration Fees

$20

Resolution Special January 1-31

Registration online is recommended through Chronotrack.com. Mail-in registration ends April 4th.

$25

Registration February 1 - March 31

Registration online is recommended through Chronotrack.com. Mail-in registration ends April 4th.

$30

Registration April 1-10

Registration online is recommended through Chronotrack.com. Mail-in registration ends April 4th.

$10

Registration for youth (up to 12 years) 1-Mile Trot

Registration online is recommended through Chronotrack.com. Mail-in registration ends April 4th.

$15

Registration 13 years + 1-Mile Trot

Registration online is recommended through Chronotrack.com. Mail-in registration ends April 4th.

Details

and Frequently Asked Questions

EVENT INFORMATION

Race Route

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.

Packet Pickup

Pick up your T-Shirt and materials April 9 at the Wellness & Aquatics Complex from 2 pm – 6 pm,  April 10 at the Wellness & Aquatics Complex 8am – 12pm or on the day of the race beginning at 7am, April 10 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

Throughout the morning, family activities and refreshments are available in Riverwalk Park.

FAQ's

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.

Proceeds

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  community support programs such as the aquaponic garden, nutrition education programs and community weight loss challenge.

Awards

Award ceremony will be held immediately following the 1-Mile Trot 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 Trot is for all ages, but only youth will be eligible for awards. Youth awards will go to the top three finishers of the following ages in each gender: 4 and under, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12.

Registration

Online registration via Chronotrack.com

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Race Course Maps

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Community Training Program

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Questions?

Contact Lindsey Howell at lhowell@maurywellness.org

T-Shirt

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Results

5k Results

1 Mile Results

Winning Times History

YEAR MALE OVERALL WINNER TIME FEMALE OVERALL WINNER TIME

TOTAL FINISHERS

2013 Ryan Snellen
Nashville, TN
17:45 Anna Kate Chance
Columbia, TN
21:44 579
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

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