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Come race down the quaint streets of small town Benton, Mississippi... home of the Benton Academy Raiders!  The relatively flat course will lend to an enjoyable run with fast times!  Add extra April Fools' Day fun by creating a team of FIVE, 2 men and 3 women.  Chip timing by Mississippi Race Timing!

Registration fees

5K Run Closed

  1. $25.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 31

5K Walk Closed

  1. $25.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 31

1 Mile Fun Run Closed

Fun Run will be in a kid friendly neighborhood and is intended for kids 12 and under 😉

  1. $15.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 31

Spirit Runner (t-shirt only, non-race participant) Closed

  1. $18.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 31

Raider Run Comfort Color T-Shirt


Race day entries will increase by $5.00 and shirts are not guaranteed to those registering after March 22nd. Packet pickup will be March 29th from 4pm till 6pm in the foyer of the Benton Academy Gymnasium and on race day beginning at 5pm in close proximity to the finish line. Start line will be in close proximity to the elementary playground. Finish line will be located in the parking lot beside the high school building.  Fun Run will start at 6pm and 5K Run and Walk will begin at 6:30pm.  Chip timing by Mississippi Race Timing!

Raider Run Course Map


Event Schedule

  • March 29 4:00 PM CDT - Packet PickUp

  • March 31 11:59 PM CDT - Deadline to Register Online

  • April 1 5:00 PM CDT - Race Day Packet PickUp

  • April 1 6:00 PM CDT - 1 Mile Fun Run

  • April 1 6:30 PM CDT - 5K Run and Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

216 Academy Drive Benton, Mississippi 39039

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