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2021 #MIMGARR Half Marathon
Welcome to the Great American River Run Half Marathon, taking off on Saturday, May 29, 2021! The city’s premier river race is the perfect Memorial Day weekend destination.
Run #MIMGARR and you'll walk away with some serious swag. Every registrant will score a blue soft-style race shirt designed specifically for the distance and the heaviest finisher's medal!
But more than that, our event is about the EXPERIENCE! You'll run next to historical landmarks and downtown favorites like:
- 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.
No registrations on race day.
Register now by clicking here! <<-------!
The Half Marathon will have staggered start times and it's up to you to select which time you begin. Once you register, you'll select either 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 AM CST by completing this form. It should only be completed once you have registered!
2021 Half Marathon Elevation Map
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