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Racing for Donation 8k Run/Walk 2018
Benefiting Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency


  Pull out those old running shoes, grab a friend and join Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) for our 7th Annual Racing for Donation 8K Run/Walk and Celebration of Life Picnic.  Both events are Saturday, April 28th 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 and amazing 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 and opportunity to celebrate the Gift of Life with our donor and recipient families.

Registration fees

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
      Jan 25 - Apr 13
    2. $30.00
      Apr 14 - Apr 27

Walk Closed

8k

    1. $25.00
      Jan 25 - Apr 13
    2. $30.00
      Apr 14 - Apr 27

Team- Run Closed

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

    1. $20.00
      Jan 25 - Apr 13
    2. $25.00
      Apr 14 - Apr 27

Team- Walk Closed

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

    1. $20.00
      Jan 25 - Apr 13
    2. $25.00
      Apr 14 - Apr 27

Kids Fun Run Closed

1 Mile

Absentee Runner (PAY NOT TO RUN) Closed

I would like to HONOR A LOVED ONE 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 27th from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Stinky Feet Athletics

153 Ridgeway, Suite C, Flowood, MS. 39232


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

ENTRY FEES

 

Pre-registered by April 14th

8K Run/Walk      $25

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

 

After Saturday, April 14th

8K Run/Walk      $30

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

 

Team Entry Fees until April 14th:     $20 per person

Team Entry Fees after April 14th:     $25 per person

 A minimum of 4 people per team is required. All teams are encouraged to participate in the fundraising efforts. The top fundraising team will receive a trophy and bragging rights!


*Rain or shine event. No Refunds*

STARTING YOUR OWN TEAM IS EASY!

 Top Fundraising Team 2017

"Team I Am My Brothers Keeper"


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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. After April 21st the fee is $25 per team member.  

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. 

 

STEP 1:  REGISTER         

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

 

STEP 2:  RECRUIT          

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

 

STEP 3:  FUNDRAISE       

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

 Fundraise in honor of a donor or recipient. 

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 the first 400 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.


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. 

 



SPONSORS

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Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Sherree Steed $100.00
2 Linda Amos $100.00
3 All Creatures Veterinary Services LLC $100.00

Top Teams

1

Miracle Walker

Raised: $200.00

2

Team Bishop

Raised: $175.00

3

#rideforcarmen

Raised: $125.00

Top Fundraisers

1

Linda Amos

Raised: $170.00

2

John Jones

$130.00

Raised

$150.00

Goal
3

Jill Bishop

Raised: $75.00

Event Schedule

  • April 28 6:30 AM CDT - Late Registration

  • April 28 7:30 AM CDT - Run & Walk Begins

  • April 28 9:30 AM CDT - I Mile Kids Fun Run Begins

  • April 28 9:30 AM CDT - Celebration of Life Picnic

Contact Information

Event Location

4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, MS, United States

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