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Shade Tree Trot 2019

Event Details

April 20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vanderbilt Football Stadium Gate 2
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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Event Description

The Shade Tree Trot is the primary fundraiser for Shade Tree Clinic, Vanderbilt Medical School’s free clinic for the uninsured. Last year this fast paced, flat 5K boasted over 456 participants, live music, free food, and great prizes. Come join us this year for our 11th annual race!

Registration is open! $25 for students and $30 for non-students. Register before prices increase on March 31st!

shadetreetrot2019.racewire.com 5 individuals and teams of 5 or more runners are eligible for team awards. To form a small team, create or join an existing team when you register.

Large Teams (>10 individuals):
Teams of 10 or more runners are also eligible for team awards and can receive a discount.
If you would like to register a team of 10 or more runners, please contact shade.tree.trot@gmail.com for team discount information. Registered teams will compete for team prizes!
Note: VUSM colleges do not apply to this.

Packet Pick-Up:
Friday, April 19, 2019
11 am – 6 pm
North Lobby of Light Hall, Vanderbilt University 2215 Garland Ave., Nashville, TN 37232

Saturday, April 20, 2019:
7 am – 8:30 am
Vanderbilt University Football Stadium (Gate 2) at the corner of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace, Nashville, TN 37212

Age groups: 15 and under. 16-20. 21-25. 26-30. 31-35. 36-40. 41-45. 46-50. 51-55. 56-60. 61-65. 66-70. 71+.
More details about individual and team awards coming soon!

All pre-registrants will receive a complimentary super soft race-day T-shirt.

No amount is too large or too small! All contributions go directly to Shade Tree Clinic. To make a donation, click here. All contributions to Shade Tree Clinic are tax-deductible. Registered racers are encouraged to fundraise.

What your donation can do:
$50…… 2 weeks of insulin for a patient with diabetes
$100…… Antibiotics to treat over 100 infections
$250…… Hearing aid for a deaf patient
$300…… 100 flu vaccinations
$1,000…… Comprehensive prenatal care for an expectant mother

If you do not want to race but are interested in volunteering at the race, please email shade.tree.trot@gmail.com. We would love to have your help!

Corporate Sponsorship:
The Nashville community is an integral part of Shade Tree and the Trot’s success. Sponsorship of the Trot is a great way to support a great cause and advertise your business to the Vanderbilt and larger Nashville communities.

On behalf of our patients, the Shade Tree Trot would like to thank you for your generosity!


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