Hundreds of racers lined up Saturday morning for the start of the 7th Annual Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon.
Race coordinators announced a change in this year's race course: The Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon reset it's start/finish and all of finish line festivities to the Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art (located at 380 South Lamar Street in Jackson).
The Mississippi Museum of Art is scheduled to be open all day on race day, serving breakfast and lunch in their cafe and offering art activities for children and tours for adults.
Organizers also note the course continues to be challenging - saying the route is a rolling course with approximately 400 feet of cumulative elevation gain in the marathon.
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