THE CITY SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
2552 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
The organization benefits Murfreesboro City Schools’ 8,000 plus pre-K through 6th-grade students and serves as a venue for other foundations and corporations to make significant contributions that can impact the school system as a whole. The intent is to bring local resources to bear on local needs. The group was chartered in 2005.
The Foundation’s goals are to boost the school system’s financial support in the areas of science and math, academic competition and excellence among students, and to address financial parity in all schools.
Grant Applications Open Thru Sept. 18
The City Schools Foundation is currently accepting applications for teacher grants for the 2019-20 school year. Recipients will be announced in early Fall. Murfreesboro City School teachers are encouraged to apply for grants by completing the application below. Grants are due by Thursday, Sept. 18.
Back to School DASH – Sept 14, 2019
The City Schools Foundation will kick off the 2019-20 school year with a 5K/10K run on September 14, 2019. The race begins at Overall Creek Elementary and run a relatively flat terrain on Veteran’s Parkway with the 10K continuing on Mooreland Lane.
The City Schools Foundation’s Back to School Dash 5k/10k will be held Saturday, September 14 beginning at Overall Creek Elementary. Start time is 7 a.m. with options to walk or run.
The 5k and 10k courses are USATF Certified and timed. Race participants will run from Overall Creek to Veterans Parkway, turn on Veterans and return via Mooreland Drive. Racers will face an uphill grade on parts of the course. Pre-registration includes a timing chip, race bib and t-shirt.
The 5k/10k run is sponsored in part by Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics; City Tile & Floor Covering, e. Allen Boutique, Middle Tennessee Oral and Implant Surgery, St. Thomas Rutherford, Body and Face, Brook and David LaRoche, The LaRoche Family, First Bank, Franklin Synergy, Michael’s Homes, Tennessee Pediatrics – Dr. Dunk Eastham, Dream Catchers – Dana Cox, Alice and Robert Stachura, and Chip and Aimee Hoover, Wilson Bank, Elizabeth and Sidney McPhee and Mathnasium.
Early bird registration is $30 for the 5k and $35 for the 10k. Online registration ends on September 12. Sign-ups will be accepted the morning of the race for those registering before 6:30 am. Please have the registration materials filled out before arriving if registering the day of the event. For safety reasons, no wheeled devices, strollers, or pets are allowed on the course.
For additional information or to register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Murfreesboro/BacktoSchoolDash
Overall Creek is located at 429 Otter Trail, Murfreesboro, TN 37128. The City Schools Foundation raises funds that are given directly to teachers and schools in the form of parity and classroom grants to enhance science, math, technology and art programs.
The race starts and finishes at Overall Creek Elementary School. 5K Race participants will run from Overall Creek to the predominantly flat Veterans Parkway and back. 10K participants will begin at the same point and will continue the run on Mooreland Lane.
Racers will receive directions and parking information via email closer to the date of the event. For safety reasons no wheeled devices (including strollers) or pets are allowed on the course.
Packets pickup and pre-registration will be available September 13. Racers will be emailed the packet pick-up information including locations and times. All participants are encouraged to pick up their packets and pre-register on these dates. Packets will include bibs, race t-shirt and important day-of information. If a runner is not able pick up their packet a friend may pick it up for them provided they bring a copy of the participants driver’s license and their printed race confirmation.
Race day pick-up will be available from 5:45 to 6:45 at Overall Creek Elementary. Please allow plenty of time for pick-up if retrieving your packet the morning of the race.