2022 #MIMGARR 5K
Welcome to the Great American River Run 5K, taking off on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 7:55 a.m.! 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!
Cash Prize Breakdown:
(winners in the men and women divisions receive same amount in cash prize in all races)
- 1st place – $500
- $40 – current fee
- $45 – fee day of race, May 28
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 a Start and Finish on historic Beale Street.
Our event is about the EXPERIENCE! You’ll run next to historical landmarks and downtown favorites like:
- The Peabody Hotel
- Blues Museum
- Central Station
- National Civil Rights Museum
- Rock N Soul Museum
- South Main
The 2022 Great American River Run is the total package.
Parking on race morning/day is not included. Click here to find option for race day parking.
For more information, email us at GARR@memphisinmay.org.