2022 Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series

Sun July 17 - Sun November 20, 2022 Memphis, TN 38187 US Directions
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Full Series for MRTC Members

$100 07/17 - 11/20 7:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CST Registration ends November 20, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
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Full Series for Non-MRTC Members

$125 07/17 - 11/20 7:00AM CDT - 12:00AM CST Registration ends November 20, 2022 at 11:59pm CST

Mini-Series (1st 6 races of the Road Race Series for kids aged 12 and under)

$65 07/17 - 09/25 7:00AM CDT - 12:00AM CDT Registration ends September 25, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

1st 5k

$25 07/17 7:00AM CDT Registration ends July 17, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

2nd 5k

$25 07/31 7:00AM CDT Registration ends July 31, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

1st 5 Miler

$25 08/14 7:00AM CDT Registration ends August 14, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

2nd 5 Miler

$25 08/28 7:00AM CDT Registration ends August 28, 2022 at 8:00am CDT

1st 10k

$25 09/11 7:00AM CDT Registration ends September 11, 2022 at 8:00am CDT
Description

2022 Lane Purser Memorial Road Race Series
Presented by the Memphis Runners Track Club
Join us for the 40th annual Road Race Series!  The Road Race Series consists of the following:

  • Two 5ks in July, Audubon Park
  • Two 5 Milers in August, WJ Freeman Park
  • Two 10ks in September, Shelby Farms Park
  • Two 10 Milers in October, Meeman Shelby Forest State Park
  • Two Half Marathons, Downtown Memphis

Click HERE for specifics on race dates and locations.  All of the races take place on Sunday mornings with a start time of 7:00 AM with the exception of our 1st Half Marathon (& Big River Crossing), which will be on a Saturday at 8:00 AM.

Complete all ten races and you will be a ROAD WARRIOR!! If you finish one race of each distance OR 6 total races, you will be a Series Finisher. Finishers will receive a special item once the series is complete. Road Warriors will get the Finisher's Item plus a personalized trophy.

BIG RIVER CROSSING HALF MARATHON/1st Half Marathon
For our 1st Half Marathon of the series, we will combine forces with The Big River Crossing Half Marathon. This means that when you sign up for the full Road Race Series you are also automatically signed up for the Big River Crossing Half Marathon. You do not need to register for that race separately and it will count as your first half marathon of the series.

MRTC is proud to partner with the beneficiary of this race, the Peer Power Foundation. Peer Power's mission is to empower and inspire scholars through their innovative student-to-student tutoring program. Peer Power is active in schools throughout Memphis, serving more than 1,000 students every year. Since its inception in 2005, the program has resulted in significant increases in test scores, scholarship awards, and graduation rates for students involved in the program.

***Please note that the BRX Half/1st Half Marathon of the RRS is on a SATURDAY (11/5) and not a Sunday like the other races in the series. Also be aware of the fact that the last race of the series (11/20) is on a Sunday and also will follow the same downtown course as the BRX Half.

REGISTRATION
If you register by June 14th, your bib and chip will be mailed right to your house. It's a great way to skip those packet pick-up lines! Be sure to watch our website OR like us on Facebook for registration announcements. We will be mailing out packets after June 21st.

We WILL NOT have onsite race day registration.  The online registration site will remain open, so please register online before leaving your house or you can register on your own personal device at the race.

PACKET PICK-UP
If you do not register by the June 14th deadline so that you recieve your bib/chip and shirt in the mail, you will be able to pick it up at any of the races. We will be ready for you to pick-up your things beginning at 6:00 am on race days. We will also have a packet pick-up prior to the beginning of the series on the following days: TBA

All participants of the full series will receive a technical short sleeve shirt. Single race day registrants will not get a shirt.

Place
Memphis
Memphis, TN US 38187
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