Gulf Coast Beer & Bacon 5K
- Presented By: Mississippi Heroes
- Dates: September 30, 2023
- Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Price: $15 - $35
Join us for the Gulf Coast Beer & Bacon 5K in Gulfport, MS on Saturday, September 30. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Mississippi Heroes who celebrates Caregivers from all walks of life to include Nonprofessional Family Caregivers along with Professional Caregivers and Heroes to include Policemen, Nurses, Doctors, Firemen, Military, EMT. The funds from this race will go back into the community to build wheelchair ramps for caregivers in need. We would love for everyone to walk in support of their favorite caregiver or dress in attire as bacon, a pig, or your favorite beer costume.
$35.00 to participate in 5K, timed by DIVATIMING, with medal and t-shirt to all participants along with fun swag. If you signup as a group and name your group, you can register for $25.00 and receive a t-shirt and medal. $10 to just run/walk and support. No t-shirt, no number, just come and enjoy the festivities - all are welcome. Water & snacks for all. Looking for sponsors, and food or water donations.
COURSE: The course will start and end at Chandeleur Island Brewing Company, go along 2nd Street. The map will be in the event on Facebook.
5K AWARDS: All paying participants will receive a medal. Grand Trophies go to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female runners, and top winners in the following age divisions: 12 & Under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+
There will also be awards for the top Best Costumes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall.