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2022 GARR 5K

Great American River Run 5K Medal

Welcome to the Great American River Run 5K, taking off ‪on Saturday, May 28, 2022‬! 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.

The 5K is great for runners of all experience levels and is the perfect distance for every member of the family. Whether you're trying to sprint through the course or looking forward to trying an easier walking pace, this is one race you can't miss!

Run the fabulous #GARR 5K and you'll walk away with some serious swag. 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
  • The Peabody Hotel
  • Blues Museum
  • Central Station
  • National Civil Rights Museum
  • Rock N Soul Museum
  • South Main

Early bird price is just $25 for a limited time only.


Active duty and military veterans receive a $5 discount.

You'll have a bit more pep in your step when you come across our in-course entertainment including Fireworks start, Post-race food and beer as well as Start and finish on historic Beale Street. 

The 2022 Great American River Run is the total package.

No registrations on race day.

For more information, email us at GARR [at] memphisinmay [dot] org.

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