Are you ready to rise and shine?
Join us on Saturday, April 4, 2015 as we host the 4th Annual Rise & Shine Half-Marathon and 5K! Participants will run a scenic, well-marked course to benefit The Arc, a local nonprofit in Hattiesburg.The 5K and half-marathon routes will both begin and finish at Hattiesburg Clinic’s main campus location (415 S. 28th Avenue). Participants for both races will run through charming Hattiesburg neighborhoods. At mile three, 5K runners will finish back at the clinic and half-marathon runners will proceed north on 28 Avenue – making their way to the campus of Southern Miss.
Cash prizes and awards (provided by Soccer Locker) will be available to the following half-marathon participants:
1ST PLACE $300 MALE $300 FEMALE
2ND PLACE $200 MALE $200 FEMALE
3RD PLACE $100 MALE $100 FEMALE
Additional awards will be given for Master, Grandmaster and 1st and 2nd Place Male and Female finishers in 10-year age groups for the half-marathon, as well as the 5k’s Top 3 Males and the Top 3 Females for the 5K.
All participants will receive/have access to:
Registration will open Monday, January 5 and be accessible here.
*Same-day registration is an additional $10 for each race. Pine Belt Pacers receive a $5 discount.
Easter Egg Hunt
This year’s race will feature an Easter Egg Hunt for children who may be waiting to cheer on a friend or family member. There will be two age groups: 0-4 and 5-10. The hunt will take place at 9 a.m. near the start/finish line. Six lucky children from each age group who find a golden egg will win a special Easter basket!
Click here to view the Easter Egg Hunt flier.
About The ARC of Southeast Mississippi
The Arc of Southeast Mississippi is a United Way non-profit organization devoted to providing community-based services to individuals with mental challenges and their families. In addition, the Arc promotes and encourages the acceptance of those with mental disabilities by exposure to, and interaction with, people in our community.
To read more about The Arc and their work, please visit them at www.hattiesburgarc.com.
Get ready for 2015!
2014 Recap Video
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