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Memphis Running Tours

Downtown Memphis, Memphis, TN 38107
+1 901-440-9726
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Great way to see the city

Tour is early in the morning, and for good reason - cuts down on the heat and no traffic in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johnelowrie
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San Jose, California
Great way to experience the history of Memphis!

A group of friends and I were visiting Memphis for a short period of time and decided to experience... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
carlsonjoshua91
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Fleming Island, Florida
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Memphis Running Tours offers guided running tours of Memphis, Tennessee. Featuring four mile courses (or more), participants enjoy a tour that includes a guided run through Downtown or Midtown Memphis. The guide talks about history and points of interest along the way. Eco-friendly and health conscious, it's the perfect alternative to the traditional bus sight-seeing tour. ****Now offering walking tours on Saturdays and Sundays. Contact us for details.****
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Downtown Memphis, Memphis, TN 38107
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+1 901-440-9726
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour is early in the morning, and for good reason - cuts down on the heat and no traffic in the streets. The tour is good exercise, a great way to see the city, and safe.

Thank johnelowrie
MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! I genuinely enjoyed taking my West Coast runners for a sight-jogging tour of Memphis.

Reviewed 11 December 2016

A group of friends and I were visiting Memphis for a short period of time and decided to experience this type of tour. John, our tour guide, was amazing! He knew so much history about the city and gave us so much insight about landmarks...More

Thank carlsonjoshua91
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My husband and I were visiting Memphis for a short vacation. We called John on Tuesday hoping to schedule a tour for sometime before Saturday. He was very accommodating and we ended up with a downtown tour at 7 am on Friday morning. I wasn't...More

Thank 53cathy
Reviewed 18 September 2016

John did a wonderful job explaining some interesting historical sites and events, which I appreciated. He even worked around my schedule of not being an early bird! If you have specific needs, don't hesitate to reach out to him. After explaining more of what my...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife and I went to Memphis this summer to experience the town were Elvis lived. We have never been to Memphis before and booked a Rockin’ Downtown Loop with Memphis Running Tours sine it was a different way to experience a new town. We...More

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JohnnyCohay, Manager at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour. I did too. I hope the flight home to Sweden was good. You guys were a pleasure. Funny you posted this review today, as Elvis Week is just around the corner here. Hope to see you again, and...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

John was super friendly and knowledgable. He was happy to go at whatever pace our group needed. It was a great way to explore a new city. We only wished we would have made the tour for our first day there. Would definitely recommend to...More

Thank David P
JohnnyCohay, Manager at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

Honestly, a lot of folks - friends I should say - because I consider you friends after running Memphis with you, say they wish they did it on the first day. "Well, at least you did it," I say. I remember your group well, and...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip. I did the midtown tour and enjoyed seeing a different perspective of Memphis. John provided interesting facts along the way and made sure the pace was comfortable for us. He was very easy to work with and catered...More

Thank Ilana I
MemphisRunningTours, Manager at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

I'm happy the tour was a highlight of your stay. For that, I aim! As for meeting your needs with regard to pace, Memphis Running Tours doesn't mind a walk as needed. We have found that running tours are best enjoyed at conversational pace. If...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

Setting up the run was easy and John made me feel like a guest rather than just a customer. On the day the weather was cold and we both needed to keep moving, but John kept up a steady stream of interesting information about the...More

Thank Tonedog99
MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2016

Hi there! Sorry for the late response, but wanted to say thank you for the great review and being part of our tour! I had a blast on the tour, and hope you'll come back through and run with us again on your next visit....More

Reviewed 21 November 2015

This was absolutely the best part of my short trip to Memphis! I was in Memphis from NH to visit my husband who is working here, 6 days a week, so I had to find things to do by myself. John was very accommodating, from...More

Thank Sheila3535
MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2016

Sheila, it was great taking you on a tour while you were in town. Thank you for the great review and for being part of our tour! Hope you'll join us for another run on your next visit. -John

Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Today I participated in the Midtown Run with Memphis Running Tours. The meeting location was very easy to find and John, my guide, was right on time. According to my GPS tracker, the run was just over 4 miles, which was the perfect distance for...More

Thank Scrones
MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

So glad you enjoyed the tour! It was nice to meet you, and thank you for the good review! John

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JoCatTraveler
11 September 2015|
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Response from MemphisRunningTours | Property representative |
Sure, we do singles (private) tours every time we have openings! I have an opening tomorrow morning. Don't hesitate to call and book in person or just use the convenient, proven and trustworthy Peek Pro "Book Online Now... More
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JayneOBrien
11 August 2015|
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Response from MemphisRunningTours | Property representative |
Hi Jayne, Sorry for the delay! I never got an alert about your question. The tours are 4 miles - you can choose from two routes. We run at a conversational pace - and can even walk if you need to! So, yes, that is an... More
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Lee M
16 July 2015|
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Response from MemphisRunningTours | Property representative |
Sorry it didn't work out. After our talk on the phone, I totally understand that ya'll are too busy to make it work. I truly hope that you enjoy Memphis and that you'll catch us next time!
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