|The Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, Miss. and the BankTrust First Light Marathon in Mobile, Ala. team up for two marathon weekends in January.
The 2013 Mississippi Blues Marathon will take place on Saturday, January 5, 2013, in Jackson, MS followed by the 12th annual BankTrust First Light Marathon on Sunday, January 13, 2013 in Mobile, AL.
Interested runners are encouraged to participate in both events and will receive a 20 percent discount on entry fees, as well as special recognition and awards. Both events offer challenging courses for runners, featuring full marathon, half marathon, five-person relay team, fun run, and wheelchair divisions.
Both races will host festivities in their respective downtown areas where the races will end.