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Address: Downtown Memphis, Memphis, TN 38107
Phone Number: +1 214-642-3600
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Description: Memphis Running Tours offers guided running tours of Memphis, Tennessee...
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.
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A part of Memphis tourists don't always see

My girlfriend and I booked the Midtown Hipster Tour through Memphis Running Tours, hoping to see a side of Memphis that was apart from the normal touristy downtown sights. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Steve K
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Ames, Iowa, United States
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Ames, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My girlfriend and I booked the Midtown Hipster Tour through Memphis Running Tours, hoping to see a side of Memphis that was apart from the normal touristy downtown sights. Our guide, John, met us at a local Cafe which was not far from his own home, so he was very knowledgeable about the area. We are training for a race... More 

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MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your tour! Thank you for the great review, and come back to see us next time you're in Memphis. More 

Noble, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was really excited about this run. I love to run in cities that i go visit, and I love history. So this tour sounded like the thing for me. The leader was knowledgable, but I am still trying to justify the price. I also collect tee shirts from local running stores that I visit. They were out of tee... More 

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MemphisRunningTours, Owner at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this review

Chuvok, I wanted to thank you for your feedback on the tour you went on in October. I just wanted to let you know that we do take this information seriously, and also that I'm back in Memphis (owner of the company) to manage the company after living in Dallas for the past three years. The T-shirts were not reordered,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a Saturday morning brisk walk through midtown with Mel. He was really informative and not only told us a lot about the history of Memphis but also introduced us to some cool places in midtown, a fantastic area for food & drinks! Highly recommended!

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We did the downtown loop. This was a faster paced walk instead of a run due to the amount of information that was being provided. This was perfect for us as my wife has a bad knee and we would have requested this style of tour anyway. There was so much information being provided on the tour that even at... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

So glad we booked this tours for our first morning in Memphis. Mel was full of information not in the guidebooks about the city and where to go and what do see and do...and eat! The recommendations he made for food and drinks were well used. Top trumps would be the Bar-B-Q shop and the pulled pork sandwich on Texas... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I bought a tour from Living Social for a friend's birthday. We took our tour in September in the evening on a Friday night, and it was a blast (and it was pretty cool temperature-wise!). I moved here three years ago, and my friend has lived her all of her life. We learned so much about Memphis history and found... More 

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Bartlett, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

So glad I decided to do this, even if I had to go by myself. Mel was a wonderful tour guide with a vast amount of knowledge about the city. I have lived here most of my life but couldn't resist purchasing this through Living Social deals. I learned a lot about the city and it was refreshing to walk... More 

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sewoods
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I used this service as a surprise anniversary gift for my wife. It was a wonderful experience early in the morning before the hustle and bustle of the normal day. The host and his wife we're cordial and quite knowledgeable of the area. I learned things about downtown that I was not aware of even though I have been living... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

My friend booked this tour with a Groupon. It was a good decision. We chose to do the Mid-Town tour. Mel accomodated us with a brisk walk. He had loads of information to share and was a joy to listen to and interact with. We enjoyed it so much that we are planning to get a group together to share... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

It's not really a running tor, but with Memphis heat a walking tour was better. If a tour guides job is to make you love the area you're going through then Mel did his job. I learned alot and found a ton of places I can go and explore more. If you want to run go on the 6 miler,... More 

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