36th Annual Tomato Festival 5K/Fun Run

36th Annual Tomato Festival 5K/Fun Run

Jul 15, 2023

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Race Distance


Adult only

Course Type

Point to point

Event details

Come run or walk through our beautiful town. This chipped timed race starts off in the City of Ripley Park and travels through our historic town square and back to our beautiful park. This family friendly race allows you to bring your leashed pets* or participate with a stroller. For those who choose, a 1-mile fun run will be offered the chance to run through a host of bubbles. Following the run each runner has the opportunity to explore local businesses at the Annual Ripley Tomato Festival.

Race Day Check In begins at 6:00 AM and the race begins at 7:00 AM.

Race Location: Under the Park Pavilion at the Ripley City Park   200 Mary Roberts Dr   Ripley TN    38063    FREE PARKING

Registration: Early Registration begins 5/17 and ends 6/26. Any participant who registers in this time period is guaranteed a free T-shirt.

LATE registration begins 6/27 and can register until 6:30 AM on race day, but are not guaranteed a t-shirt. Day of registration Cash/Check Payment only.


Water Stations are provided at Mile Markers 1, 2, and at the finish line. 

Awards: Immediately following the race Medals and baskets of Homegrown Ripley Tomatoes will be offered to the Top (18+) Male and Female Runner, (40+) Male and Female Master Runner, and (60+) Male and Female Grand Master Runner. 

1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals will be offered to the top runner in each age group. 

Finisher Medals will be guaranteed to those who registered early. 

*All Proceeds go to the Lauderdale County Chamber of Commerce to promote the Annual Ripley Tomato Festival. 

*Leashed pets must comply with park ordinances with no aggressive dogs. Please visit Lauderdale County Parks and Recreation website for more information.

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