2018 Joplin Memorial Run

Saturday 19th May 2018

Memorial Hall: 8th And Main, Joplin, United States

Other endurance, Running, Distance running, Half marathon, 5K, 1 Mile


Activities

  • Freeman Half Marathon presented by JVM - Freeman Half Marathon presented by JVM
  • Friends and Family Co-Ed 4 Person Half Marathon Relay (at least one female) - Coed 4 Person Relay Team- 13.1
  • Friends and Family All Female 4 Person Half Marathon Relay - All Female Relay Team-13.1
  • Friends and Family All Male 4 Person Half Marathon Relay - All Male Team Relay-13.1
  • Corporate Coed 4 Person Half Marathon Relay (one female required and all racers must work for company) - Corporate Coed 4 Person Half Marathon Relay
  • Empire 5K - Empire 5K
  • Sign Designs Kid's 1 Mile Run - Sign Designs Kid's 1 Mile Run
  • Virtual Runner-Half marathon - Virtual Runner Half Marathon- Run from Anywhere around the world
  • Handcycle Division- Half Marathon - Individual Age group/open
  • Wheelchair Division- Half Marathon - Individual Age group/open

Description

The Joplin Memorial Run was created to honor the 161 people that lost thier lives as a result of the May 22, 2011 EF-5 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri.

The event started in 2003 and was known as the Boomtown Run until the name was changed in 2011 to Joplin Memorial Run. 

 

Starting from downtown Joplin, half-marathoners will run on city streets, passing through the path of the May 22nd tornado.  In addition,  runners will pass through the cities medical district, several of Joplin’s established neighborhoods, city parks, and golf courses.

Event details and schedule

 

 

Friday Events: Walk of Silence

Saturday Events: Half Marathon, 4 Person Half Marathon Relay, Empire 5k, Sign Designs Kid's Run

 

Organised by

Rufus Racing

PO Box 3102, Joplin

Phone: 417-850-9923

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