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  Join Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) for its 5th Annual Racing for Donation 8K Run/Walk and Celebration of Life Picnic.  Both events will be held Saturday, April 30th at MORA’s office, 4400 Lakeland Dr., in Flowood, MS.  The race will begin at 7:30 a.m.  Immediately following the race, the Celebration of Life Picnic will kick-off with live entertainment by Chris Gill and the Sole Shakers. This annual event will also include free food, health screenings from local vendors, a Kid's Fun Zone, door prizes and lots of fun activities for the whole family. Don’t miss out on this great family friendly event!

Registration fees

Team- Walk Closed

Run/Walk (Must have a minimum of 4 team members)

Fundraiser ONLY Closed

I will not participate on race day, but I want to support the cause by making a donation. (If I raise a minimum of $25, I will receive a swag bag and race t-shirt upon request)

Run Closed

8k

    1. $25.00
      Dec 29 - Apr 23
    2. $30.00
      Apr 24 - Apr 29

Walk Closed

8k

    1. $25.00
      Dec 29 - Apr 23
    2. $30.00
      Apr 24 - Apr 29

Team- Run Closed

Run/Walk (Must have a minimum of 4 team members)

Kids Fun Run Closed

1 Mile

Absentee Runner (PAY NOT TO RUN) Closed

I will not participate on race day, but I want to support the cause by Paying Not to Run! (If I donate $25, I will receive a swag bag and race t-shirt upon request)

PACKET PICKUP

Friday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency

              4400 Lakeland Dr., Flowood, MS. 39232


You may also pickup your packet on-site, the day of the race.

ENTRY FEES

 

Pre-registered by April 23rd

8K Run/Walk      $25

1 Mile Fun Run (ages 12 & under)            $10

 

After Saturday, April 23rd

8K Run/Walk      $30

1 Mile Fun Run (ages 12 & under)            $10

 

Team Entry Fees:    $20 per person

All teams must be pre-registered by April 23rd. A minimum of 4 people per team is required. All teams are asked to participate in the fundraising efforts. The top fundraising team will receive a trophy

STARTING YOUR OWN TEAM IS EASY!

 Top Fundraising Team 2015

"Promises to Pierce"



WHAT IS A TEAM?


A team is a group of a minimum of 4 participants, who create a common team name. A team can consist of friends, family, school mates, coworkers or whom ever you choose! All teammates may register individually or as a group at www.RacingForDonation8k.com.Team members will receive a discounted rate of $20 to participate and must be signed up by Saturday, April 23rd to receive the $5 discount.

 

As a part of the team, we encourage you to help us fundraise for this charity event. All proceeds benefit the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency's Public Education Fund, to continue educating Mississippians about the importance and benefits of organ, eye and tissue donation.

 

If you are interested in creating or joining a team, please visit www.RacingForDonation8k.com to get started. You may also join or contribute funds to any existing team by searching for their team name on the site. 

 

STEP1:   REGISTER         

Go to www.RacingForDonation8k.com, click Register” and choose to create or join a team.

 

STEP2:   RECRUIT          

Make sure you create a team page and share your link with your family and friends.

 

STEP3:   FUNDRAISE       

Ask others to support you by visiting your page and making a donation.

 

STEP 4:   ENJOY              

Enjoy the fun family environment while we raise awareness of the importance and benefits of organ, eye and tissue donation.

RACE AMENITIES

 

All 8K Run/Walk participants will receive:

* Donate Life MS 8K short sleeve shirt

* Free Pizza 

* Swag bag full of savings 

* Post race picnic and refreshments 

* FREE Health Screenings


All Kid's Fun Run participants will receive: 

* Race Finisher’s Ribbon rather than a race t-shirt

Free Pizza 

Swag bag full of savings

Post race picnic and refreshments

FREE Health Screenings


**Shirts guaranteed to first 300 8K Run/Walk participants**

AWARDS & AGE CATEGORIES

 

Awards & Age Groups: 8K Run and 8k Walk: Overall male and female, male and

female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group, will receive a medal.


Age Groups: 19 & under| 20-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60-69 plus. 


A trophy will be presented to the team that raise the most money.


1-Mile Kids Fun Run: *All children will receive a Runner’s Ribbon!*


This year's race will be timed by Sisu Race Timing.


THANK YOU 2016 PRESENTING SPONSORS

 

BECOME A SPONSOR

To view our 2016 sponsorship package, please click the link below. If you

you are interested in speaking with a MORA representative, contact Chuck

Stinson at cstinson@msora.org or 601-933-1000.

 

http://www.msora.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-Sponsorship-Package.pdf


CREATE YOUR OWN PLEDGE PAGE

We've made it easy for everyone to get involved in helping us reach our fundraising goal. Once you complete your registration, you will be allowed to create your own personal pledge page. After you create your pledge page, you will be given a unique pledge link to share with your family and friends via social media channels and email. 


All event proceeds will benefit the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency's Public Education Fund. Your donations will allow us to continue educating Mississippians on the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Thank you in advance for your support of our mission!

 

Make sure you tell us why organ, eye and tissue donation is important to you! We would love to hear your story!

 


MORA'S MISSION

 The mission of our not-for-profit organization is to save and improve lives

through the gift of organ and tissue donation.


To see touching stories from donors, recipients and their families, visit our website at www.msora.org. There you will find more videos like the one below. 


 

 

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Tim Porter $1,000.00
2 chris gill $500.00
3 Tad McRaney $500.00
4 Ben Turnage $500.00
5 E. Greg Wood $500.00
6 Anne Rogers $500.00
7 Members Exchange Credit Union $339.00
8 Gloria Hasseltine $300.00
9 Dudley Wooley $300.00
10 Steven Patterson $250.00

Top Teams

1

Team Walker #6522

Raised: $9,930.00

2

Team Heath

Raised: $625.00

3

#TeamBishop

$510.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
4

Team R.L.S.

Raised: $315.00

Top Fundraisers

1

Sheila Wilbanks

Raised: $7,790.00

2

David Wilbanks

Raised: $1,150.00

3

Liz Walker

$515.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
4

Cathy Magee

Raised: $325.00

5

Dudley Wooley

Raised: $300.00

Event Schedule

  • April 30 6:30 AM CDT - Late Registration

  • April 30 7:30 AM CDT - Run Begins

  • April 30 7:35 AM CDT - Walk Begins

  • April 30 9:30 AM CDT - I Mile Kids Fun Run Begins

  • April 30 9:30 AM CDT - Celebration of Life Picnic

Contact Information

Event Location

4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, MS, United States

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