TAPS Together: Carry the Load Relay, Nashville

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Nashville, Tennessee
Registration Close Date: May 22, 2021

TAPS is honored to be a part of the 2021 Carry the Load National Relay as a National Non-Profit Partner. 

We would love to have as many of you in the Nashville area who are able to participate and represent TAPS join in on this very moving and inspiring memorial walk as you honor your fallen heroes and carry them with you as you participate. TAPS Togethers is participating in two legs of the relay. The first leg is 3.38 miles and the second is 5 miles for a total of 8.38 miles. You are welcome to do one or both of the walks.

 

Meet-Up Locations

Start Location #1:
(Exchange Point # 161)
Nashville Fire Department - Station 2
500 2nd Avenue
North Nashville, Tennessee 37201

Meeting Time:
Please arrive no later than 7:45 a.m. 
Event Start Time:
8:00 a.m.

End Location #1:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
21st Avenue & Medical Center Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

End Time: 
10:00 a.m. (estimated)

Total Mileage:
3.38 miles

 

Start Location #2:
(Exchange Point # 162)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
21st Avenue & Medical Center Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Meeting Time:
Please arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. 
Event Start Time:
10:00 a.m.

End Location #2:
Nashville Fire Department - Station 20
1626 Harding Place
Nashville, Tennessee 37215

Event End Time:
12:00 p.m. (estimated)

Total Mileage:
5 miles

 

Additional Information

Onsite TAPS POCVice President, Survivor Services and Director, Team TAPS

Transportation: All participants will be responsible for finding their own parking or transportation to the starting point. All participants will be responsible for finding their own transportation from the end point back to their parking location or point of origin.

Attire / What to Bring: In addition to TAPS shirts and attire, and photo buttons, we recommend that everyone wear comfortable walking shoes, and carry as few personal items with them as possible. 

Food and Beverage: Bring water and a snack as food and beverage is not provided. Bring any needed medication.

Please reach out to tapstogethers@taps.org with any questions.

TAPS Carry the Load Participants


About TAPS Togethers

Community is important!  This is why we create a broad variety of opportunities to bring the TAPS family together.  TAPS Togethers are one-day, organized, social events across the country, led by TAPS Staff or a survivor like you, with the goal of expanding our peer support community. 

If there is not a TAPS Togethers event in your area, consider hosting one. You know your community best! Perhaps you know of a simple cost-effective way to bring TAPS families together for a day of hope and healing in your area. We would love to hear from you! Please submit your idea and we will connect with you to explore the possibilities.

For more information about TAPS Togethers, please email tapstogethers@taps.org or call us at 800-959-TAPS (8277).