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Join Us for The Run for the Ribbons 5K

The Run for the Ribbons 5k is a race to raise awareness for the five primary gynecologic cancers - cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar. This is the first event of its kind in Mississippi. 

Proceeds raised will benefit the gynecologic oncology fund, which promotes continuing education and patient services. 

Registration fees

Tot Trot

Directly after completion of the 5k, we will have a 100 yard tot trot for children under the age 12. All participants will receive a medal.

  1. $15.00
    Mar 11 - Aug 23
    Register

5K- Run

Price changes in 1 month 17 days
  • This includes a tshirt if you are registered by the end of the day on August 18.

    1. $20.00
      Now registering Mar 11 – Aug 10
      Register
    2. $25.00
      Aug 10 – Aug 23
    3. Closed
      Aug 23 – Aug 23

5K- Walk

Price changes in 1 month 17 days
  • This includes a tshirt if you are registered by the end of the day on August 18.

    1. $20.00
      Now registering Mar 11 – Aug 10
      Register
    2. $25.00
      Aug 10 – Aug 23
    3. Closed
      Aug 23 – Aug 23

T-Shirt Only

Registration closes in 1 month 17 days
  • This is only if you would like to order a 5k t-shirt! Shirts will be a lavender color this year.

    1. $15.00
      Now registering Mar 11 – Aug 11
      Register
    2. Closed
      Aug 11 – Aug 23

In Honor/In Memory Sign

Registration closes in 1 month 17 days
  • Political style signs will be displayed along the 5k route. Please email runfortheribbons5k@gmail.com with your name, in honor or in memory of, patient's name and what type of cancer she had by August 12th. This does NOT include your entry fee for the 5k or a tshirt. If you would like to run or walk, you will also need to register for that event.

    1. $25.00
      Now registering Mar 11 – Aug 11
      Register
    2. Closed
      Aug 11 – Aug 23

Cancellation Policy:

The event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site. The event will not be cancelled in advance. All decision regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day.

Event Schedule

  • August 24 6:30 AM CDT - Registration Begins

  • August 24 7:30 AM CDT - 5K Start

  • August 24 8:30 AM CDT - Tot Trot

  • August 24 8:45 AM CDT - Awards Ceremony & Door Prizes

Contact Information

Event Location

University of Mississippi Medical Center Pavilion, 1410 E. Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, MS 39216

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