Light Up the Night Glow Run 2016


Event Date

Sat, May 14, 2016


Picayune, MS


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Running-5K - Individual registration

$25 $25 Closed

Running-5K - Group-registration team Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Fun Run/Walk to Light Up the Night - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

The second annual Night Up the Light Glow Run will be held in conjunction with the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Pearl River County/Picayune will kick-off from Jack Read Park following our Luminaria service.  Our Glow Run will feature lots of fun and excitment.  Race Map will be available in your registration packet.  Diva Timing will be handling our timing services this year with possible chip timing to be available.  More details to follow.

Event details and schedule

Relay For Life of Pearl River County starts @  4:00pm until 12:00 am Lighting the Torch of Hope, Faster, Higher, Stronger.

Light Up the Night Glow Run starts following the luminaria service (approximately 9:30 pm) at Jack Read Park.  Packets can be picked up at Jack Read Park starting at noon on Saturday, May 14 2016.   Please consider coming early, our Relay For Life event starts at 4:00 pm and we have lots of fun and entertainment planned before the race.  Bring your family out to enjoy the afternoon and evening while celebrating survivors, honoring the lost and joining in our quest to find a cure for cancer.  All proceeds from the race and the days activities provided much needed funds for the American Cancer Society to continue cutting edge research, education and prevention programs.  Remember you make a difference.  We welcome those who get into the true spirit and are glowing when they arrive.  Diva Timing will be managing our timing services this year with possible chip timing dependent upon number of participants.

Check-in starts at 6pm and will continue until 8:00 pm.  NO REGISTRATIONS AFTER 8:00 PM ON SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016.  NO CHECK IN ALLOWED DURING LUMINARIA SERVICE.  YOU MUST BE CHECKED and PACKET PICKED UP  BY 8:30 PM.

5K will start at Jack Read Park and follow Goodyear Blvd. then take a right onto River Road and a Right onto 5th Avenue.  Continue on 5th, then a Left onto Juniper and a Left on 4th Avenue.  Continue to Dale and turn right then a right onto 3rd Avenue.  Continue up 3rd Avenune to Pine Street and Finish on Pine at the Edge of Jack Read Park.  Runners will receive t-shirt and glow sticks.  We encourage everyone to come decked out in their GLOW WEAR (jewelry, glasses, necklaces) the more you glow the better.

Goodyear Blvd. will be closed from Quice Street down 2 blocks starting at 12 noon on Saturday to allow for set-up for Relay.

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