2016 Race honors the memory of B.B. King
We are honored to announce that the 2016 Mississippi Blues Marathon will remember the life of B.B. King, who passed away May 14, 2015. This classic image of B.B. will be featured on several of our race items, including our award-winning finisher's medal, shown here.
2014 Medal Honored
For the fifth year in a row, the Mississippi Blues Marathon finisher’s medal ranked in the Top 25 Finisher’s Medals by Marathon & Beyond magazine, with the 2014 event medal taking the #20 spot. Read More »
Blues in RW Top 10
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Blues Selected as RRCA National Championship
The 2015 Mississippi Blues Marathon has been selected as the RRCA Marathon Championship Event, marking the fifth year that a Mississippi Blues event has served as a RRCA state, regional or championship event.
Medal Honored by Marathon and Beyond
For the fourth year in a row, the Mississippi Blues Marathon finisher’s medal ranked in the Top 25 Finisher’s Medals by Marathon & Beyond magazine, finishing at #6. This was the Blues’ highest finish yet since debuting at #22 in 2010. A highly anticipated annual tradition, Marathon & Beyond publishes winners from the previous year’s race calendar. Winning medals are selected by a panel of judges from around the country, including marathon veterans and running enthusiasts. Read More »