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Superhero 5K & Fun Run in the Bay

When: April 23, 2022
Where: Bay Saint Louis, MS
Race type(s): 5K

Join us for the Superhero 5K &Fun Run in Bay St. Louis, MS where we will be celebrating 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. We will be doing a special tribute to Lt. Michael Boutte who was killed in action, and also Cayce Seal who was killed on duty. We would love for everyone to walk in support of their favorite caregiver or walk in costume of your favorite Superhero (or even Villian). All proceeds will go to support Mississippi Heroes in their Mission of Celebrating Caregivers by giving them a day off of fun and relaxation, or a care basket full of items that will offer them what they need to know they are supported, loved & hopefully something to relax.

After the race join us for a day-long celebration to include a car show hosted by The Misfits, a People's Choice for Favorite Home Brewer, a kids area, a Jambalaya/Pastalaya Cookoff sponsored by Dodge Champion Gulfport & music to include live music throughout the day with a headliner at night. We will be looking for water table sponsors & sponsors for the overall event. Please join us in the fun & this yearly celebration to honor November's National Caregiver Month.

General Information:
$35.00 to participate in 5K, timed by DIVATIMING, with medal and t-shirt to all participants
$25.00 if you are a Family Caregiver, Veteran, Police Officer, Fireman, EMT, Student or group pricing (show ID at check-in).
$25.00 to participate in Fun Run. Your choice of medal or race t-shirt. Option to purchase both.

COURSE: The course will start at the Historic Train Depot in Bay St. Louis and go through Old Town, ending back at the Train Depot. The race route will be posted.

POST RACE: After the race you can stay and participate in the Mississippi Heroes Celebration that will include an antique car show, vendors & exhibitors, a jambalaya and pastalaya cook-off & music throughout the day ending with a Headliner.

DOOR PRIZES: Local merchant gift certificates and other prizes will be given in a random drawing.

AWARDS: All 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; 13-20; 21-30; 31-40; 41-50; 51-60; 61+

There will also be awards for the top Best Costumes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall.