JANUARY 26, 2019
THE MARATHON DISTANCE IS USATF CERTIFIED.
The 12th Annual Mississippi Blues Marathon will take place on January 26, 2019 in downtown Jackson, Mississippi’s capital city. With live music before, after, and throughout the course, the Mississippi Blues Marathon proves to be one-of-a-kind. Since our inaugural race in 2008, our event has worked to showcase Jackson and the rich Blues history of the state, with a portion of proceeds going to the Mississippi Blues Commission’s Musicians’ Benevolent Fund.
Challenge yourself with the marathon or half-marathon, or take things a little easier with our “Quarter Note” quarter 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.
The Mississippi Blues Marathon was selected in 2018 for the RRCA Southern Region Marathon Championship.
With the Mississippi Blues Marathon, there really is something for everyone!
From walkers to runners, everyone can find their place at the Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half Marathon!
The Mississippi Blues Marathon starts and finishes in The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art.
Register for the Mississippi Blues Marathon, Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon or Marathon Relay.
Runners and walkers will enjoy live music from start to finish, including live music along the route.
Two Great Events – One Weekend! Mississippi Blues Marathon and Big Beach Marathon.