Hey, Hey the Blues is Alright!
Come to the Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon and you can expect to have a good time. Challenge yourself with the 26.2-mile marathon or the 13.1-mile half-marathon. You can even create a team of five runners and tackle the course as a relay team. Four of you take on five-mile legs with the final runner going the 6.2 miles to the end. Wheelchair competitors are welcome to take part in this challenging course!
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With room for professional marathoners and first-time racers, the Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon gives you an opportunity to run the Marathon, Half-Marathon, Relay or Kids' 1-Mile Fun Run.
It's not just about the running either. The event is also a huge street party filled with enthusiastic supporters encouraging their friends and family to complete the races. You can watch professional runners tackle the course in about 2 hours, 30 minutes and you can watch the inspiring determination of the racers who finish the course near its 7-hour time limit.
If you've never experienced a fun, professional race atmosphere, you'll want to come on down and join the event!