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2018 Joplin Memorial Run

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Memorial Hall 8th And Main JoplinMO  64801
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Memorial Hall 8th And Main JoplinMO  64801

About This Activity

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

 

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