Happy in Memphis 5k

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The Happy in Memphis 5k was a fabulous success raising over $74,000! Over 560 registered for the race and record 348 runners completed the course on Saturday, November 8. The race began and ended on our beautiful Cherry Road campus. Participants enjoyed a new 5k course, certified by Start2Finish, which took runners by notable Memphis landmarks such as:

  • Elvis’s house bought in 1956 with royalties from “Heartbreak Hotel”
  • Dixon Gallery and Gardens
  • Audubon Park
  • Memphis Botanic Gardens

Runners dressed to reflect what made them Happy in Memphis:  Elvis, the University of Memphis Tigers, the Grizzlies, and more! Chip timing and race results were provided by Start 2 Finish. See race results at

Photos are below:


Start of the race

Kids Dash