The 5K Race of Discovery is in conjunction with "Lighten Up Ocean Springs" and the "Healthy Kids R Fit 4 Life" and is sponsored by the Blossman/Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA and the Biloxi/Ocean Springs Junior Auxiliary.
This scenic 5K route starts and ends at Fort Maurepas on Front Beach, Ocean Springs. The Kids 1 Mile Fun Run is an easy out and back along Front Beach, Ocean Springs.
Start time is 8:00am for the 5K event and 8:45am for the 1 mile event. Visit www.gulfcoastrunningclub.org to view and print the event registration form or register online at www.racesonline.com.
T-shirts to all 5K entrants and awards to overall male/female, masters male/female, grandmasters male/female, seniors male/female and top three finishers in regular age groups, top three 1 mile finishers, male/female in ages 10 - 12, 7 - 9 and 6 and under. (Late registrants may receive their t-shirts by mail)
Water on the race course, food and drinks after the race. Shed BBQ post race with adult beverages.
For more info contact:
Leonard Vergunst, GCRC - 228-380-7037
Joey Conwill, YMCA - 228-875-5050