6th Annual Rotary Club of Ocean Springs 5-K Night Run

Event Date

Sat, Oct 18, 2014


Ocean Springs, MS

About This Activity

Please plan to participate in the 6th Annual Rotary Club of Ocean Springs’ 5-K Night Run for Art, Culture and Education (RACE) and Post-Race “Smarty Party”.  Our 5-K Race will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 7pm with the Kids Fun Run starting at 6:15pm.

Event details and schedule

Come join us for Ocean Springs' oldest night race! The 1st 500 registered participants for the 5-K will receive a moisture wicking Technical t-shirt, BBQ sandwich, and soda, bottled water or beer! Awards will be presented to overall winners, age group winners, and walkers. There will be a kid's Fun Run (12 and under – $10!) starting at 6:15pm. The entry fee is $20 if you pre-register and $25 at the run.  There will also be an award presented to the adult and child participant with the best costume (male and female).  Please be sure to wear glow in the dark clothing and shoes during the race.  

This is a beautiful USATF Certified Course - MS11031MS through downtown Ocean Springs. The race starts and finishes on the grounds of the Mary C. O'Keefe on Government Street in Ocean Springs. There will be live music from some of the coast's best local bands, food, drinks and more! Don't come just to run...come to party too! All proceeds from the event will go to scholarships for Ocean Springs and St. Martin High School seniors, as well as supporting all of our other charitable causes.

The race is open to runners, joggers, race walkers, wheelchair participants of all ages and abilities. There will be fun activities for kids as well.

Results and photos will be available at www.Gulfcoastrunningclub.org 

Get Up and Get Ready!

*Beginning Monday, September 8th The Physical Therapy Center of Ocean Springs will begin a program for you to "Get up and get ready" to complete the 5-K.  This will be a 6 week, 3 times a week exercise lifestyle change program to prepare you for the Rotary Club of Ocean Springs 5-K.  The program includes appropriate training for a 5-K walk or run under the direction of Physical Therapists, and exercise physiologists, and a nutrition consultant. It will be offered at their office located at 900 Holcomb Blvd. in Ocean Springs.  You may contact Physical Therapy Center of Ocean Springs by phone at (228) 872-6821 or visit their website at http://ptcos.com/

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