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Grizzlies 5k presented by the Live Love Memphis Group

Walk, run and dribble with the Grizz.

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On your mark. Get set. Go now and save your place in the Grizzlies 5k presented by the Live, Love, Memphis Group on Saturday, April 6th at 9:00am! Normal registration will close at 11:59pm on April 5th. Day of registration will be available with an added fee.

Packages start at $45 and include race entry fee, bib number, Grizzlies 5k t-shirt, ticket to the game of choice, and post-race beer tasting on the FedExForum Plaza. Food trucks will have food available for purchase during the post-race beer tasting.

For more information please contact Lindsay Sorenson at 901.205.1461 or email at lsorenson@grizzlies.com.

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Race Packages

$45Terrace LevelGrizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks – Sunday, April 7th at 5:00pm
$75Plaza/Pinnacle LevelGrizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks – Sunday, April 7th at 5:00pm
$45Terrace LevelGrizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors – Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm
$35MVP Season Ticket Holder Race Only Pricing / Participant without Game Ticket

Registration for racers who have signed up will begin at 7:00am and the race will start promptly at 9:00am from in front of FedExForum. Participants are welcome to bring their own basketball to dribble with while running the 5k! The post-race beer tasting on the FedExForum Plaza will go from 10am – 12pm with Craft Beer Tasting presented by Eagle Distributing (must have ID and be 21 and older to receive drinks). Food trucks will have food and soft drinks available for purchase.

* A portion of each race entry will be donated to the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation.

Group Ticket Packages

Are you interested in putting your organization or office in the Grizzlies 5k challenge? Get a discount on your race packages by bringing the whole office! Groups of 20 or 50 receive the discounted rate and the benefits listed below.


Pricing: $40 per racer for teams of 20 to 49


  • Terrace Level Tickets
  • Race entries
  • Grizzlies 5k t-shirts with company name on the back
  • Donation to Grizzlies Foundation
  • Entry to post-race beer tasting presented by Eagle Distributing (21 and older)


Pricing: $35 per racer for teams of 50+


  • Terrace Level Tickets
  • Race entries
  • Grizzlies 5k t-shirts with company name on the back
  • Pregame shoot around viewing for the game of tickets purchased
  • Donation to Grizzlies Foundation
  • Entry to post-race beer tasting presented by Eagle Distributing (21 and older)

Packet Pick Up Dates & Times

Thursday, April 44pm to 7pm
Friday, April 54pm to 7pm
Saturday, April 6 (RACE DAY)Starting @ 7am

Packet Pick Up Details

  • Packet pick up will be located in the Grand Lobby at FedExForum (191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN, 38103).
  • You must have a valid form of government issued ID to pick up your race packet.
  • If you wish to have someone else pick up your packet, please ensure they bring a copy of your government issued ID.
  • If you are from out of state, packet pick up is available on race day starting at 7am.
  • Your race packet will also include the game ticket you pre-selected.
  • Those who are 21 and older will receive a wristband in their packet to get them into the post-racing beer tasting. If you lose your wristband or are not wearing your wristband the day of the race YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE DRINKS AT THE POST-RACE BEER TASTING.

Race Route

Participants will start and finish on the Grand Plaza at FedExForum and run through downtown Memphis including north on Riverside Drive, along the Mississippi River and down iconic Beale Street.

Grizzlies 5k Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Pre & Post-Race Questions & Details

Q: Is parking available and how much would it be?
A: The Gossett Motors Parking Garage will be available off MLK for FREE parking. All participants using the garage must be out by 1pm or they will risk being towed.

Q: Will water or food be provided before or after the race?
A: Post-race there will be a refreshment area on the Grand Plaza of FedExForum along with other entertainment for participants to enjoy.

Q: Will restrooms be available for use?
A: All participants will be able to access FedExForum through the Grand Lobby for use of designated restrooms.

Q: On race day will there be a bag-drop?
A: Unfortunately, no bag drop is available. We encourage all participants to leave all belongings locked safely at home or in their car. If you are picking up your race packet the morning of the race, please remember you will need your government issued ID, so allow yourself extra time and return your items to your car if you do not wish to carry them during the race.

Q: Where will race results be posted?
A: Results will be posted on the announcement stand near the start/finish line immediately following the race. Official results will be posted on grizzlies.com at a later time.

Q: Who is the race benefiting?
A: Proceeds from the race will benefit the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation and help support its programs.

Q: Will there be an awards ceremony and what time will it start?
A: The awards ceremony will begin at approximately 10:30am on the stage located on the south side of the Grand Plaza at FedExForum.

Race Questions & Details

Q: What kind of surface is the race on?
A: Participants will be running/walking on grass and concrete surfaces.

Q: Will there be a race guide?
A: Yes. There will be guides and police officers directing all participants.

Q: How far is a 5k in miles?
A: 5 kilometers is approximately 3.1 miles

Q: Will I be able to run/walk with a stroller?
A: Yes, you are able to run/walk with a stroller but unfortunately strollers are NOT permitted in the arena.

Q: How long will I have to run/walk the race?
A: The race does not conclude until the last runner/walker crosses the finish line.

Q: How is my time recorded?
A: All Memphis Grizzlies 5k participants will receive a bib with a timing chip. This chip will begin timing once you cross the start line, recording your net time until you cross the finish line.

Q: Are there water stops along the 5k course?
A: Yes. We will have one water stop along the course at mile 1.0 and at the finish. Post-race water will be available at the awards stage in front of FedExForum.


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