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2018 Milk Run 5K - Run and Walk
5th Annual 5K - supporting Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi


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.  

Registration fees

5K Run Closed

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.

    1. Registration closed

5K Walk Closed

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.

    1. Registration closed

Event details

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 available until 6:00pm on September 21.  

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.  Presentation of colors, national anthem, and awards presentation at 9:30am.  

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Gold Level - BankPlus

Silver Level - St. Dominic Hospital, Baptist Memorial Health Care

Bronze Level - Merit Health, Newborn Associates, Jackson Healthcare for Women

Friend Level - Medela, Inc.

In-Kind - Dawn DeArmond (Independent Advocare Distributor), Prairie Farms, Community Bank, Brown Bottling, Members' Exchange Credit Union, Kroger, Sisters of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Fleet Feet


Event Schedule

  • 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 - Presentation of Colors, National Anthem, and 5K Awards Presentation

Contact Information

Event Location

Flowood Nature Park, 4077 Flowood Drive, Flowood, MS, United States

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