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Address: Downtown Memphis, Memphis, TN 38107
Phone Number: +1 901-440-9726
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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. ****Now offering walking tours on Saturdays and Sundays. Contact us for details.****

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
53cathy
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 sure what to expect in terms of learning new things about the city, because by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 husband and I were visiting in Memphis for and what we wanted to do, John... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 meet our tour guide, John Linter, at the Visitors Center on Riverside Drive. The run... More 

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JohnnyCohay, Manager at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this review

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 don't forget; never stop running! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 anyone new to Memphis who likes to stay active!

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JohnnyCohay, Manager at Memphis Running Tours, responded to this review

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 had fun running Midtown. Maybe you can come again only to run the Downtown Loop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the tour to our preferences. Great tour and great exercise!

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

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 that includes a run-walk-interval-format, that's perfectly fine! Besides, racing through the tour wouldn't allow you... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 historic locations we were passing and made them come alive. He took a photo or... More 

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

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. -John More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 answering promptly my multitude of emails the day before my tour, to scheduling my tour,... More 

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

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 More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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 me. John ran at my pace and made me feel very comfortable. Since the temperature... More 

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

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

Oxford, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

Myself and a friend purchased two Groupons for four people total. John was very helpful and available when scheduling the tour (I definitely recommend a morning slot as it gets so hot so quickly and it was nice to beat the heat!) My group and I decided on the Midtown run because we had not been to that part of... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed your tour with Mel! Hope you'll visit us again on your next trip! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took the tour of downtown Memphis and loved it! We've been to Memphis multiple times, but there were so many places and things we learned about on the tour. Our guide, John, set a good pace for me - I haven't run in a long time - and the tour was just over 4 miles, with... More 

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

So glad you toured with us! Thank you for the great review. More 

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