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Roots N Blues N BBQ Betsy Farris Memorial Run

Participate in the 5K, 10K or half-marathon, in celebration of music and healthy living. Choose your distance!

Runners experience live music on the course as they run through Columbia’s nature trails, the beautiful downtown district and the University of Missouri campus before finishing at Stephens Lake Park.

After the race, participants can chow down on a complimentary Fuzzy Taco’s Breakfast Burrito and a Michelob Ultra beer (and non-alcoholic beverages) while listening to more live music. Come experience one of the midwest’s best events!  Finisher medals for all distances! Save $35 off of a weekend pass to the festival when you sign up for this run.