Thursday: Arrive and Expo
To kick off the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Weekend, get settled in Nashville while you arrive. In case you are nonetheless on the lookout for a spot to remain, try the Hampton Inn & Suites at Capitol View which provides every part from free parking to a rooftop pool and bar (locals adore it, too!). The lodge is completely located a mile away from Ryman Auditorium, Bridgestone Enviornment, and the Nationwide Museum of African American Music and a 15-minute stroll to Broadway.
Subsequent, head over to the Music Metropolis Heart to select up your bib and race packet and take a look at our expo sales space. There you’re going to get a sneak peek of a few of our wonderful tenants, and a few free goodies as effectively.
Friday Discover and Loosen up
The day earlier than your race is a crucial day. The expo flooring opens a few hours earlier on Friday, so seize some espresso on the Starbucks on the nook of Dr. M.L.Ok. Jr Blvd. While you arrive on the expo middle, make sure that to reap the benefits of all the nice distributors and seize any goodies you missed on Thursday. As soon as you’re completed, head again to Capitol View, seize a chunk to eat at one in all our restaurant choices and prepare to discover a combination of each metropolis tradition and out of doors journey – all whereas staying unfastened and prepared in your massive race!
Subsequent, take a purchasing stroll alongside eleventh Avenue, recognized for its murals and stylish boutiques. Get pleasure from a complimentary rosé at Vici, the boot wall at L.A Inexperienced, present packing containers stuffed with Nashville’s finest manufacturers at Sercy + Co. and equipment at SVM Boutique. You may stroll, bike, or take an electrical scooter all through the district. And don’t neglect to tag us on all the photographs you are taking while you’re right here @CapitolViewNashville. We’ve loads of photo-worthy murals so that you can try.
To finish your afternoon, you’ll wish to make your solution to Frankie Pierce Park named after the late and influential African-American suffrage motion chief Juno Frankie Pierce. The two.5-acre park options sand volleyball, a youngsters’s playground, a canine park and a yoga garden. The park is a trailhead for the Gulch Greenway, finishing a hyperlink within the system and connecting Capitol View to a system of over 190 miles of biking and working trails all through the county. As you loosen up within the park making ready for tomorrow, remind your self of all of your exhausting work. You might be prepared for race day!
In your method again, don’t neglect to cease by Publix and get all of your race day snacks and protein bars. It isn’t simply carbohydrates which are necessary after the race and the general restoration course of. Mix some protein to assist your muscular tissues restore and adapt. Above all else, take pleasure in your day. Be extremely happy with all of your exhausting work. Working a marathon is an unimaginable expertise and one which you’ll always remember…and also you simply occur to be working it in one of many best cities on this planet.