Civil Rights Race Series Memphis 5k and Half Marathon

Sat April 27, 2019 Memphis, TN 38103 US Directions


On April 4, 1968, American clergyman and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr, was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.   The Civil Rights Race Series will commemorate this tragic moment in history. Runners and walkers will be able to see the actual balcony where Martin Luther King, Jr was standing when he was assassinated.  This race is part of the Civil Rights Race Series presented by WJR Club.


450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN US 38103

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For more detailed information about this race, including hotel registration information, please download the Race Information PacketHotel registration for this event will open on Friday, September 21, 2018.  

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Packet Pick Up and in-person registration

Friday, April 26th form 8am to 8pm. 

Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel (click here for website)

250 North Main Street

Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

Saturday, April 27 from 5:30 am until 6:30 am.  (Race start 7:00 am)

National Civil Rights Museum (Race Start and Finish) (click here for website)

450 Mulberry St.

Memphis, TN 38103


For both the Half Marathon & 5K:

Overalls 1st, 2nd , 3rd (Male & Female) 

Age Group Awards: 1st, 2nd , 3rd (Male & Female)
1 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, 70 & over



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