MIM Guide: How to run your best race at the Great American River Run

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 25, 2023 5:55 PM CT | Published: May 25, 2023 10:33 AM CT

Memphis in May wraps up this weekend with the Great American River Run. We’ve got tips for runners in the half-marathon, 10K or 5K races, plus tricks to up your spectator game.


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and longtime Memphian who spent 14 years at The Memphis Flyer and five years working in PR for Crosstown Arts before finding her way to The Daily Memphian. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time running marathons and ultras. She’s the author of “Cookin Crunk: Eatin’ Vegan in the Dirty South.”


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