30th Annual Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll for Disability Awareness
February 24, 2018
Location: Biloxi Town Green
Address: 710 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: (228) 594-7000 or (228) 870-7775
Time: 8am Registration; 9am 5K Race Starts
Price: $15 Gulf Coast Running Club members, $17 for non-members, $10 children under 12
The Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll is a one day event promoting healthy lifestyles to individuals of all ages, with and without disabilities.
This event has 3 goals:
- to promote health lifestyles
- to encourage people with disabilities to be active community participants and join the fun of a run
- to share information on community resources for people with disabilities and the under-served
Those paying the registration fee will wear their t-shirts and meet at the tree at Town Green, Biloxi, to participate in the Arbor Day 5k-1 mile- 1/4 mile Run/Walk/Roll. This event is brought in partnership with the Gulf Coast Running Club. The race includes a 1/4 mile challenge so that everyone, including wheelchairs, can participate in the healthful benefits of a run with awards following. Run/Walk/Roll participants receive a tree from the city of Biloxi, those with challenges to running receive a medallion and free safety helmets.
Registration is thru the Gulf Coast Running Club. Please click link for form: http://gulfcoastrunningclub.org/events/2017-02-18_form.pdf
Registration includes t-shirt, tree (only 300 available), those with challenges get a medallion and free safety helmets.
Proceeds benefit those with disabilities in our communityCaregiver/volunteers do not need to pay to accompany a walker. Teams are encouraged to participate. Donations appreciated.