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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 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: 05/11/2019 Distance: 10k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 29:41 Francis Kamiri 31 Homewood AL
2nd Male 31:44 Richard Kimani 30 Homewood AL
3rd Male 33:01 Nelson Oyugi 26 Huntsville AL
4th Male 33:24 John Dalton Rohr 23 Morgan Hill CA
Female 36:21 Gladys Cheboi 29 Homewood AL
2nd Female 39:41 Megan Franks 35 Starkville MS
3rd Female 42:01 Meg Martz 14 Lookout Mtn. GA
4th Female 43:04 Laura Bennett 22 Moulton AL
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 33:05 Dancan Kasia 40 Huntsville AL
M 50-59 40:50 Bobby Watts 51 Pontotoc MS
M 60-69 43:12 Barry Ege 66 Hanceville AL
M 70+ 43:43 Richard Raspet 71 Oxford MS
F 40-49 43:50 Lindsay Tomlinson 40 Madison MS
F 50-59 54:02 Michelle Bryan 54 Tupelo MS
F 60-69 57:08 Marsha Cosby 61 Columbus MS
F 70+ 1:15:23 Bonnie Partridge 72 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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