Half Marathon Inaugural 10K 5k Run Info

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Can someone else pick up my packet at the Expo?
Details regarding our COVID-safe packet pickup and Expo will be announced soon. Make sure they come with a copy of your ID and proof of your registration. Please visit the Expo page for additional details.

What's an address for the start/finish line?
All races start and finish at the same place in Handy Park (200 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103).

If I'm coming from out of town, where should I stay?
Be sure to check out our travel page for a list of nearby hotels we recommend while you visit Memphis.

What are the details you can provide about the military discount?
With the race taking place on Memorial Day weekend, we want to honor armed forces personnel. The military discount should only be selected for those who are active or who have served in the armed forces

Where should I park on race day?
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Are strollers allowed for either race?
Strollers are not permitted for either race this year. 

Can my dog run with me?
We love dogs! But they are not allowed on the racecourse due to insurance requirements, with the exception of service dogs.

Is there anything to do following the race?
Stick around Beale Street and downtown Memphis once your finish to enjoy the sights and sounds of our river city!

What time does each race begin? 
Exact start times will be announced closer to race day.

Is there an age limit for any of the race distances?
We strongly caution every runner to consider the health and safety risks before deciding to run. With that being said, we do not have an age limit for the 5K, but we require runners to be 10 years of age or older to participate in the 10K and 13 years old to participate in the half.  Parents must sign the liability waiver for any minor children under the age of 18 who participate in the Great American River Run. 

What is the time limit for the half marathon?
The time limit to complete the half marathon is four hours.

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