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Canton Academy Holiday Hustle 5K Run/Walk
Holiday Hustle

See Canton unlike ever before as hundreds of runners dressed in holiday spirit, race along the Historic Canton Courthouse Square taking in the City of Lights, music, and so much more. Race proceeds go to further academic excellence at Canton Academy.  The Canton Redevelopment Authority would like to invite everyone to tour the train museum - $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children!

Registration fees

Holiday Hustle 5K Run Closed

  1. $30.00
    Oct 16 - Dec 12

Holiday Hustle 5K Walk Closed

  1. $30.00
    Oct 16 - Dec 12

Reindeer Trot Closed

  1. $25.00
    Oct 16 - Dec 12

Spirit Runner (T-shirt only) Closed

  1. $20.00
    Oct 16 - Dec 12

Information & Post Race Activities

Packet Pick-Up: Race Day Only – Train Depot & Museum, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Post Race Activities/Awards:

Plan to stay for food, live music, and selfies with Santa. Awards will be given to the overall male and female Run and Walk winner and to the overall top 3 male and female finishers in the Run and Walk for the following age groups: 19 and under, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, and 70 and over. Special Award: Best Christmas Costume.

Race Shirts: T-shirts (long sleeved) guaranteed to participants registered/postmarked by November 29, 2018.* Spirit Runners must also be registered/postmarked by November 29, 2018 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Note: Race is chip timed by MS Race Timing. Entry fee includes long sleeved, cotton race shirt*, glow sticks, eligibility for awards and post-race festivities.

Race Route:

  • 108 Depot Drive
  • W Fulton at east to Monroe
  • north across Peace Street to Center Street
  • Center Street west to Liberty Street
  • turn right, going North on Liberty Street to Canton fire station at Park Drive
  • Back up Liberty Street to Fulton and back west to Depot Drive


At Madison County Co-Op
323 W. Fulton
And Phillips Lumber Co.
515 W Fulton

Race Day Registration Fees will increase by $5.00.

Event Schedule

  • December 13 2:00 PM CST - Packet Pick-Up (Race Day Only)

  • December 13 6:00 PM CST - Reindeer Trot Fun Run

  • December 13 6:30 PM CST - 5K Run/Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

108 Depot Drive, Canton, MS, United States

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