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2021 #MIMGARR Taking Off This May 29

Take off with us for the Great American River Run ‪on Saturday, May 29, 2021‬! From the banks of the Mississippi River to the streets of Downtown Memphis, the city’s premier river race is the perfect Memorial Day weekend destination. 

Run #MIMGARR and you'll walk away with some serious swag pictured above. Every registrant will score a soft-style race shirt designed specifically for the distance and a beautiful finisher's medal! 

But more than that, our event is about the EXPERIENCE! You'll run next to historical landmarks and downtown favorites like:

  • FedExForum
  • Mud Island
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • The Peabody Hotel
  • Blues Museum
  • Central Station
  • National Civil Rights Museum
  • Rock N Soul Museum
  • South Main

You'll have a bit more pep in your step when you come across our in-course entertainment from the likes of

  • Blind Mississippi Morris
  • Others to be announced soon!

We haven't even mentioned the

  • Fireworks start
  • Post-race food and beer
  • Start and finish on historic Beale Street

The 2021 Great American River Run is the total package.

The sooner you register, the less you'll pay! Conquer the Half Marathon, finish the inaugural 10K or enjoy our fabulous 5K and sign up now. 

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