Annual 5K to raise awareness and funds for Mississippi's only Human Milk Bank. Our Mission is to screen potential donor mothers, then accept, pasteurize and dispense donor human milk to premature and ill infants in Mississippi by physician prescription and according to guidelines from the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization. All proceeds from The Milk Run 5K will directly support our mission. Register by September 1 to get the T-shirt and save $5!
5K race starts and finishes at Flowood Nature Park, 4077 Flowood Drive in Flowood. T-shirts will only be ordered for those registered by September 1. Awards for top 3 male and female in each age category.
5K walk starts and finishes at Flowood Nature Park, 4077 Flowood Drive in Flowood. T-shirts will only be ordered for those registered by September 1. Awards for top 3 male and top 3 female only.
The Milk Run 5K - both run and walk - will start and finish at the Flowood Nature Park, 4077 Flowood Drive in Flowood. The route will run east on the jogging path along Flowood Drive to the entrance of Bella Ridge neighborhood, then back to Flowood Nature Park along the same path. Timing by Sisu Race Timing. Registration fee for 5K runners and walkers includes one T-shirt (for those who ordered by Sept 1 deadline), water / sports drinks, and chocolate milk, breakfast after the race, and swag bag. Online registration is $25, by September 1. After September 1 (including walk-up registrations on the morning of the race), registrations will be $30. All team members receive $5 discount, if registered by Sept 1.
Prizes for 5K: top three male and female runners in each age category and overall, top 3 male and female walkers overall, plus $100 VISA gift card for runner or walker who collects the most money in pledges! Team that has the most registered runners or walkers will also receive an award.
Packets/swag bags may be picked up on Friday, September 21, from 9:00am to 6:00pm at the milk bank offices at 2001 Airport Road, Suite 204, Flowood.
Check-in and walk-up registration for both the run and walk will be at 7:00-7:45am on September 22, at the Flowood Nature Park, with the 5K run beginning at 8:00am, and the walk at 8:05am. All awards will be announced at 9:30am.
Special thanks to our sponsors:
Gold Level - BankPlus
Silver Level - St. Dominic Hospital, Baptist Memorial Health Care
Bronze Level - Merit Health
In-Kind - Dawn DeArmond (Independent Advocare Distributor), Prairie Farms, Community Bank, Brown Bottling
September 1 11:59 PM CDT - Last date to register to guarantee a T-shirt
September 21 9:00 AM CDT - Early check-in and packet pick-up at Milk Bank offices
September 21 6:00 PM CDT - Early check-in closes
September 22 7:00 AM CDT - Check-In and Walk-Up registration
September 22 7:45 AM CDT - Check-in and Registration closes
September 22 8:00 AM CDT - 5K Run Starting time
September 22 8:05 AM CDT - 5K Walk Starting time
September 22 9:30 AM CDT - 5K Awards Presentation