Mississippi Marathons

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Mississippi Blues Marathon
 
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Jackson, MS
January 07, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 750
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 425 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Mississippi Blues Marathon & Half Marathon attracts runners from around the country and beyond with great food, great music, great swag and some of the friendliest volunteers you'll ever meet.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon
 
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Biloxi, MS
December 10, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 500
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 0 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon course features a fast, flat, BQ-friendly path along the coast from Pass Christian to Biloxi. Runners are entertained by supporters and spectators while viewing historic homes, local restaurants and luxury casino resorts. The course is USATF certified as an official Boston Qualifier route.  

Mississippi River Marathon
 
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Greenville, MS
February 11, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 200
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 225 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

As one of the flattest courses in North America, the Mississippi River Marathon is perfect for both the first time marathoner as well as the Boston qualifier. The course is a point-to-point road race starting in Arkansas and finishing in Greenville, Mississippi. Runners will experience circling North America's largest ox-bow lake, passing the location of the first recorded night flight by Charles Lindbergh, proceeding through historic downtown Greenville, and crossing the famous Mississippi River.

Tupelo Marathon
 
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Tupelo, MS
September 03, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 150
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 350 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Join us for one of the craziest race days ever. The Tupelo Marathon is a moderately flat double-looped course that runs from downtown Tupelo through several older neighborhoods and has a rural feel.

Mississippi Coast Marathon
 
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Waveland, MS
November 25, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 70
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 200 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.25
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes
The Stennis Space Center Marathon offers runners a beautiful, picturesque 26.2 mile run around the perimeter of the Space Center. Run on paved roads, through the lovely wooded areas where wildlife sightings are frequent. The course is flat, fast, and PR friendly, with usual temperatures in the upper 50’s at the start and lower 70’s by the finish.
Magnolia Marathon
 
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Meridian, MS
November 18, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 50
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 550 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Leo Run to Remember / Magnolia Marathon begins at Northeast Recreation Park and runs south through the heart of downtown Meridian passing the train depot, the Riley Center, the historic Poplar Springs Drive district, North on Hillview Drive, then South on Highway 39 returning to Northeast Park.

Mainly Marathons
 
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Hollandale, MS
April 12, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 50
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: Unknown
Difficulty Rating: Unknown
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

This marathon is part of Mainly Marathons' "Riverboat Marathon Series" (7 marathons; 7 states; 7 days). The course is run in Leroy Percy State Park and is 20 laps of a 1.31 mile out & back on park roads. It's paved, very flat, and scenic.

Altis Marathon
 
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Houston, MS
April 02, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 30
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 100 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

This marathon race takes place on the flat and scenic paved Tanglefoot Trail. Runners will head north on the trail for 6.56 miles before turning around to head south back to the start. Marathon participants will do this out&back twice for a total of 26.2 miles.

Learn about Difficulty Rating

Difficulty Rating

Race Navigator created the Difficulty Rating scale to help runners quickly compare the difficulty between marathon courses. The scale is 0.0 to 5.0 with 0.0 being the easiest and 5.0 being the most difficult. A further explanation is below:

Rating Course Description
0 to 1 These courses are mostly downhill and very fast – excellent for PR/BQ’s.
1 to 2 A rating of “1” means the course is flat; closer to “2” you can expect small hills.
2 to 3 The course has moderate hills.
3 to 4 The course has substantial hills.
4 to 5 Very difficult course usually with technical terrain.