Race info


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Mrs. Erickson always put students first. It's our hope that we can honor her commitment to Christian education with this event.

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Questions? Email the race director or get in touch with the home and school association: sandyericksonfunrun@gmail.com.


Race day information

Date and time

November 5, 2023

11:00-1:30pmRegistration Packet/Chip Pick up
1:30pmRegistration Closes
11-3:30pm5K Carnival - concessions, games & fun
Sponsor Vendors
1-1:30pmCarnival Closes temporarily for Kids Fun Run and 5K Announcements
1:30 pmKids Fun Run (pre k - 2nd grade)
2:00 pm5k Run/Walk
3:00 pmAwards Ceremony

Registration information

The 5k & Fun Run is open to all runners, joggers, and walkers. Register online now.

Collegedale Academy Student Goals

Each Student is encouraged to find 10 sponsors at $10 for a total of $100 per student. Finding sponsors is not required or mandated for any student to walk/run or participate in the day’s event.

Entry fee

Register by October 19 for the best chance to recieve a t-shirt. Due to shortages, we had to order race shirts in advance. We will do our best to accomodate your request, but cannot guarantee it.

$25 through October 19
$30 through November 4
$35 on Race day (November 5)
Fun Run


Collegedale Academy's Middle School Building: 4856 College Drive East, Collegedale, TN.
Parking available at Collegedale Academy and Collegedale Church.

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Race packet pick-up

CA Students - Packets will be delivered at school on Friday, November 3.
Community Runners – Friday, November 3 from 1:00PM-3:00PM & 2PM-3:30PM at the High School Upper Room (above the gym), 4855 College Drive East, Collegedale, TN 37315, OR on race day at Collegedale Academy's Middle School Building, beginning at 11AM.
November 5, race day, at the Middle School beginning at 11am.

Check-in/Chip pick-up

Race day at 11:00 am. Race day registration for both races concludes at 1:30pm at Middle School Parking Lot. If you run without a chip, please DO NOT cross the finish line.


Race proceeds benefit the Collegedale Academy Worthy Student Fund. Funds raised will help take away financial barriers from families who wish to be in a Christian environment but can’t afford it.

Donate to the cause

If you would like to support the race but cannot run, donate online,
OR make checks payable to CA and mail to:

PO Box 628
Collegedale, TN 37315.


Eligible participants

All ages.


Race starts on Middle School Driveway going behind the building to College Drive East. Turn right on College Drive East, turn around in front of the cemetery. Turn left on Pierson Drive, loop back to Middle School Driveway.

Download a copy of the map.


The top 3 Male/Female awards are given per age-group/grade to runners on race day.

  • Overall (male / female)
  • Master's (male / female) - Top finisher only!
  • Youth - 19 & under (male / female)
  • Ages 20-24 (male / female)
  • Ages 25-29 (male / female)
  • Ages 30-34 (male / female)
  • Ages 35-39 (male / female)
  • Ages 40-44 (male / female)
  • Ages 45-49 (male / female)
  • Ages 50-54 (male / female)
  • Ages 55-59 (male / female)
  • Ages 60-64 (male / female)
  • Ages 65 & over (male / female)
  • 2nd Grade and Under (male / female)
  • 3rd Grade (male / female)
  • 4th Grade (male / female)
  • 5th Grade (male / female)
  • 6th Grade (male / female)
  • 7th Grade (male / female)
  • 8th Grade (male / female)
  • 9th Grade (male / female)
  • 10th Grade (male / female)
  • 11th Grade (male / female)
  • 12th Grade (male / female)

This race utilizes timing chips, however, podium places will be awarded based on gun-time.

Day-of registration

The race is limited to 600 entrants. Once the race fills up, there will be no additional registrants accepted.

If spots are available, you may register on-site at the packet pick-up tent. Day-of registration promptly closes at 1:00 pm. For the best chance at getting a spot, we suggest registering at 11:00 am, when the registration tent opens.

Warm-up and Race

The Fun Run starts at 1:30 pm and is confined to the area around the Middle School. If you wish to warm up during this time, please do so along College Drive East inside the cordoned-off area.

Hint: The kids are a blast to watch. Why not cheer them on and make sure they have a memorable experience?

Once the Fun Run completes, please begin to assemble in the starting chute as the race will begin on time.

Fun Run

Eligible participants

Ages 8 and under.


Middle School field and circle drive.


All Fun Run participants will receive a finishers medal.