Great American River Run Half Marathon and 5K (Memphis, TN)


Registration for the 2017 Great American River Run is open. Register for the 5K here and half marathon here.

Memphis in May International Festival announces the return of last year's most exciting new event: Great American River Run Half Marathon and 5K.

The event will anchor the festival’s Memorial Day Weekend line-up closing out the month-long civic celebration. 

The race will be held May 28, 2017 and the course will take participants along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and through downtown Memphis, with live entertainment along the run route and culminating with post-race music, food, and beverages on the river bluff. Both races are designed for all levels – from elite athletes to the beginning runner. Finisher medals will be awarded to runners of both races.