Running Legend Bill Rodgers Visits Memphis Thanksgiving Weekend

William Henry “Bill” Rodgers, a four-time winner of both the Boston Marathon and the New York City Marathon will share running wisdom in his down to earth style with the Memphis running community the weekend after Thanksgiving. 

“We’re thrilled and honored to have Bill Rodgers, a legend of distance running, to attend the Overton Park 5 Mile Classic,” said race director Barry Roberson. 

The city’s oldest footrace, the Overton Park 5 Mile Classic is usually run in late July or early August. But the schedule was changed this year to accommodate Rodgers.

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