Race Information

About the Race
The Memorial Day Mile is a 1 Mile men’s and women’s run/walk in Franklin, Indiana designed to connect thankful citizens with Memorial Day observance.

The event helps participants remember and honor those who have served and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.   Click to Register

Event Times

Packet pick up the day before the race (Sunday May 26th) from 1pm to 4pm at Gray Goat Sports in downtown Franklin

Race Day – May 27, 2019
> Registration from 7:30 a.m to 8:45 a.m
> National Anthem 9:00 a.m
> Female Competitive Race 9:10 a.m.
> Male Competitive Race 9:30 a.m.
> Family Jog/Walk 9:50 a.m.
> Awards immediately after the Family Jog/Walk
> Memorial Day Service 11:00 a.m.

*Competitive races are for those who run a mile faster than 10 minutes.*

Franklin, Indiana

Race Amenities
> Short-sleeve event shirt (a $20 value)
> Easy access to downtown Franklin
> Ample parking
> Support from volunteers and law enforcement

Parking is available in public lots east of downtown, north of the courthouse, and southeast of the courthouse

Important Information
For your safety and for the safety of others, the following are NOT allowed on the course:
> Unregistered participants (including friends, family, coaches and pacers)
> Automobiles
> Bicycles
> In-line skates
> Hover boards
> Hand cycles and hand-cycle wheelchairs
> Pets
Thank you for your cooperation!

All participants will receive a medal.

Memorial Day Mile, Inc is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to connect thankful citizens with Memorial Day observance through an annual race. A key goal of the organization is to increase attendance at the Memorial Day service held in downtown Franklin.


Link to Course Map:  2019 Memorial Day Mile Course



Franklin, Indiana 46131