Mississippi Blues Marathon moving to February

MS Blues Marathon

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Blues Marathon will not be held in January next year.

The race director, Bill Burke, tells 3 On Your Side the marathon will be February 29, 2020. He’s hoping for a different weather pattern.

Icy conditions canceled the marathon in 2017, and there were fewer runners in 2018.

Burke hopes moving the marathon to February will also attract more runners.

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