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Upcoming Events & Races

Interested in running, biking, a duathlon, triathlon or ironman?

Check the listing below for upcoming races, events, and group runs!

Weekly Grivet Run

Every Monday at 6:00 PM
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Meet every Monday, 6:00 PM, at the Grivet Outdoors Olive Branch location (www.grivetoutdoors.com) for a group "fun" run. The well-marked course is 3 miles on quiet residential streets, and all paces are welcome. Complimentary beverages and conversation are available post-run!

5400 Goodman Road ste 113, Olive Branch, MS, USA

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Group Run

Zoom Through the Zoo

May 23, 2024
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An annual Memphis tradition, this four-mile race and one-mile fun run weaves through the Zoo and Overton Park. This event is part of the M-Town Race Series presented by Campbell Clinic.

Memphis Zoo, Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Great American River Run

May 25, 2024
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Run on Memorial Day Weekend along the river in downtown Memphis, this race offers 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon distances.

200 Beale Street, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

The Navy Ten Nautical Miler

June 2, 2024
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At this unique and popular local race, runners will meander around the Naval support facility in Millington, covering 11.5 miles (10 nautical miles). This year's race will include a 5 Nautical Mile option for the first time.

7915 Memphis Avenue, Millington, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Stars and Stripes 5K

July 3, 2024
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The final leg of the M-Town Race Series, the Stars and Stripes offers a 5K course around Memphis' Audubon Park/Botanic Gardens area. This annual evening event to celebrate the 4th of July always brings out a large field of runners.

The Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium and Fairgrounds, South Hollywood Street, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 1st 5K

July 14, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

651 Perkins Extd, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 2nd 5K

July 28, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

651 Perkins Extd, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 1st 5-miler

August 11, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

2629 Bartlett Blvd, Bartlett, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Forrest Spence 5K

August 24, 2024
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This popular event, now entering its 17th year, supports the Forrest Spence Fund (www.forrestspencefund.org). The 5K race takes place at Shelby Farms, and includes a 100-yard dash and 1-mile fun run for kids.

Shelby Farms Park, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 2nd 5-miler

August 25, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

2629 Bartlett Blvd, Bartlett, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 1st 10K

September 8, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

Shelby Farms Park, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 2nd 10K

September 22, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

Shelby Farms Park, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Champion Paws 5K

October 5, 2024
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This 5K race in Shelby Farms supports the Team Memphis Rescue & Support organization, which is devoted to helping abandoned, neglected, and lost pets.

6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Road Race Series - 1st 10-miler

October 6, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

1 Grassy Lake Road, Millington, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Hernando Water Tower 10K

October 12, 2024
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A favorite road race for many area runners, the Water Tower 10K follows a challenging course through the town of Hernando, MS and offers a superb post-race party and finisher awards.

475 West Commerce Street, Hernando, MS, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Walking Tall 50/25K

October 19, 2024
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The greatest trail race in the history of trail races. Do not miss it.

1435 John Howell Road, Pocahontas, TN, USA

Event Type:
Trail Race

Road Race Series - 2nd 10-miler

October 20, 2024
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The Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series, produced annually by the Memphis Runners Track Club, provides a ten-event progression of increasingly longer races. Held at roughly 2-week intervals at various locations around the city, the series events begin at 5 kilometers and finish at the half-marathon distance, leading up to the St. Jude Marathon Weekend.

1 Grassy Lake Road, Millington, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

Peer Power Big River Crossing

November 2, 2024
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This half marathon, which crosses the Mississippi River over the pedestrian bridge and back, serves as the 1st Half Marathon race for the MRTC Road Race Series.

Channel 3 Drive, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race

MAMBA Trail Races

November 8, 2024
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The inaugural event in 2023 was a huge success, and the Mamba races, will once again feature 25K, 50K, 100K, and 100 mile distance options run on the popular Wolf River trail system.

South Walnut Bend Road, Memphis, Cordova, TN, USA

Event Type:
Trail Race

Road Race Series - 2nd Half Marathon

November 17, 2024
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This half marathon is the final race of the 2024 Road Race Series.

Channel 3 Drive, Memphis, TN, USA

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Road Race

St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

December 7, 2024
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The St. Jude Marathon Weekend is the Memphis area's largest annual running event. Including distances from 5K to Marathon, the popular race, which begins and ends in downtown Memphis, is a major fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

201 U.S. 64, Memphis, TN, USA

Event Type:
Road Race
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