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Gum Tree 10K

Saturday May 11th, 2019
Tupelo, Mississippi
Distance: 10K · 2K Fun Run

The Gum Tree Run, directed by the Tupelo Running Club, is one of Mississippi’s largest 10K races. Runners will be coming from all over the world to participate in this classic as they have for almost 40 years. Gum Tree 2016 has a fast, flat USATF certified course (MS12001MS), with excellent traffic control and experienced teams of organizers that will make this weekend one of great fun. Runner’s World has even named it Mississippi’s best and one of the top 75 runs in the nation.

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Phillip Senter
Runner Phillip Senter informs us that this race draws an international field to Tupelo MS, the birthplace of Elvis Presley. It's a great race, while giving runner's a look into the neighborhoods and residents of this deep south city.
Kenny Anthony
Hello- my official time is not listed on the website. Who do I contact to correct this? Thanks, Kenny
Race Date: 05/12/2018 Distance: 10k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 30:14 Francis Kamiri 30 Homewood AL
2nd Male 30:22 Eliud Ngetich 24 Midway GA
3rd Male 32:09 Richard Kiman 29 Homewood AL
4th Male 33:54 Dancan Kasia 39 Huntsville AL
Female 36:28 Caren Maiyo 21 Mt. Pleasant SC
2nd Female 37:01 Esther Kipserem 35 Huntsville AL
3rd Female 41:30 Emma Neigel 24 Starkville MS
4th Female 45:23 Mary Priest 16 Saltillo MS
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 37:58 Charlie Dawson 42 Oxford MS
M 50-59 38:30 Shayne Fawcett 50 Bolivar TN
M 60-69 47:42 Rick Culp 60 Belden MS
M 70+ 43:11 Richard Raspet 70 Oxford MS
F 40-49 47:16 Cheri Butzberger 42 Tupelo MS
F 50-59 59:08 Bonnie Mask 50 Rienzi MS
F 60-69 49:57 Nancy Keith 60 Tupelo MS
F 70+ 1:13:45 Bonnie Partridge 71 Columbus MS
Gum Tree 10K

The 41th Annual Gum Tree Run, Is recognized by Runner’s World and Running Times magazines. Runners will be coming from all over the world to participate in this classic as they have for over 30 years.

GumTree 2018 has a fast, flat USATF certified course (MS12001MS), with excellent traffic control and experienced teams of organizers that will make this weekend one of great fun. Runner’s World has even named it Mississippi’s best and one of the top 75 runs in the nation. The 10K run will be the same course as it has been the last 3 years. The City of Tupelo and the neighbors of Joyner are excited to have "their runners" come through the neighborhood again this year.

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