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Mountain Man Memorial March

April 20, 2024

Gatlinburg, TN

Get ready to conquer the Great Smoky Mountains, because the Mountain Man Memorial March is back and bolder than ever! On April 20, 2024, Gatlinburg, TN, will witness a marathon like no other. Lace up your adventurous spirit and prepare to trek through scenic trails, while having a mountain of fun along the way!
Get ready to conquer the Great Smoky Mountains, because the Mountain Man Memorial March is back and bolder than ever! On April 20, 2024, Gatlinburg, TN, will witness a marathon like no other. Lace up your adventurous spirit and prepare to trek through scenic trails, while having a mountain of fun along the way!
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About The Mountain Man Memorial March

The Mountain Man Memorial March held on April 20, 2024, in Gatlinburg, TN, is a renowned half marathon race that embodies the spirit of Honor Through Action. As a passionate runner, participating in this event will provide you with a unique opportunity to pay tribute to our fallen heroes and support Gold Star Families.

The race, which offers both march and run events, starts and finishes at the Pi Beta Phi Elementary School, with pre/post race activities taking place on-site. The course maps, available on the race website, showcase a scenic route through Gatlinburg and into the majestic Smoky Mountains. Be prepared for a challenging course, featuring paved and gravel roads, varying terrain, flat stretches, rolling hills, and steep climbs.

In addition to the in-person racing options, the race organizers have recognized the desire of MMMM veterans to participate, even if unable to attend in person. Therefore, they are offering a virtual racing option for 2024. Virtual racers will receive the same race shirt and participant medal, allowing them to be part of this significant event and mission.

Gatlinburg, known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, offers a captivating backdrop for the race. With its charming atmosphere, vibrant downtown area, and natural beauty, Gatlinburg will surely leave a lasting impression on both participants and spectators.

The weather in Gatlinburg during April is typically pleasant, with temperatures averaging in the mid-60s to low 70s Fahrenheit. This mild climate provides runners with ideal conditions to tackle the challenging course and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

So lace up your running shoes and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey at the Mountain Man Memorial March. Join us in honoring the fallen, supporting Gold Star Families, and experiencing the camaraderie of the MMMM family. Whether you choose to run in person or virtually, this race promises to be a remarkable testament to the resilience and determination of the running community. Get ready to make memories, challenge your limits, and find inspiration every step of the way!

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