9th Annual Rotary Club of Ocean Springs 5-K R.A.C.E.

Saturday 14th October 2017

Mary C. O'Keefe Center for Arts and Entertainment: 1600 Government ST, Ocean Springs, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


The Rotary Club of Ocean Springs announces the 9th Annual Rotary Club of Ocean Springs 5K Race held on Saturday, October 14th – 6:15pm - Kids Fun Run / 7pm – Adults Race.

Come join us for the Coast's oldest night race! The 1st 400 registered participants for the 5K will receive moisture wicking t-shirt, BBQ sandwich, and choice of beverage (soda, bottled water or beer)! Awards will be presented to overall winners, age group winners, and walkers. There will be a 1 mile kid's Fun Run (12 and under – $10) starting at 6:15pm. There will also be an award presented to the adult and child participant with the best costume (male and female).

This is a beautiful course through downtown Ocean Springs. The race starts and finishes on the grounds of the Mary C. O'Keefe. There will be music, 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 our other charitable causes including "Warriors for Willow".

The race is open to runners, joggers, race walkers, wheelchair participants of all ages and abilities. 

Come run to support the arts & education! Proceeds from the RACE will benefit our local Rotary scholarships.

6:15pm – 1 Mile Kids race (ages 12 and under) $10 **No online registration available.  You must register onsite.

7pm – Adult 5K race -- $25 

Event details and schedule


Please be sure to wear lights or glow in the dark clothing/shoes during the race.

Organised by

Rotary Club of Ocean Springs

PO Box 456, Ocean Springs

Phone: 2283242136

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