2020 Tomato Festival 5K & Fun Run
We are grateful for your support of the 🍅🍅Tomato Festival 5k🍅🍅 and your commitment to our community. After extensive discussions with City officials, health officials, and recommendations from the CDC, the Tomato Festival 5K team has decided to postpone the race to Saturday, September 19, 2020.
We are grateful to the City of Crystal Springs, our sponsors, and our volunteers for being so flexible and ensuring we can still race in 2020. Please continue to be safe during these trying times and we look forward to seeing you in September!
The Tomato Fest weekend events kick off Friday night with a street dance and children's fair. On Saturday morning at the conclusion of the race, unique trophies, and plenty of cooling refreshments wait for you at the finish line. You can also join us for the Tomato Festival Saturday after the race. The festival brings a fun day of shopping, music, and food with our local merchants and visiting vendors. So, come visit, stay a spell and enjoy a refreshing slice of home in Crystal Springs, Mississippi!
COST: 5k $30.00 pre-registered; $35.00 on race day. Fun run $15.00 pre-registered; $20.00 race day.
There will be NO refunds for 2020 races.
Race Day registration: begins at 6:00 a.m. at the Community Center at the corner of North Jackson and Lee Avenue.
T-shirts: T-shirts are guaranteed TO ALL REGISTRANTS AS OF FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2020. Remaining t-shirts will be given out on a first come basis during registration on the day of the race. The Chamber is not responsible for awards or packets not claimed on race day.
Directions: Take I-55 S. from Jackson to Crystal Springs/ Georgetown Exit 72. Take a left heading South on Hwy 27. At the 4-way stop turn right on Hwy 51 S. Go 1 mile & take a left on N. Pat Harrison Drive. Parking lot on the right (about 1.5 miles) at My Father's House or vacant lot on Lee Ave. north of the swimming pool.
Start/Finish line: Race will begin and end at the Community Center at the corner of North Jackson and Lee Avenue. Water, Gatorade, & fruit will be waiting for you at the finish BRING YOUR SWIMSUIT TO JUMP IN THE CITY POOL & COOL OFF AFTER.
Awards & Age Groups: Award ceremony to be held immediately after the Fun Run. A male/female winner in the overall, masters (40-49), grand masters (50-59), senior masters (60+), Moore-Butler award for fastest over 80, will be awarded.
Also, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the following age groups will be awarded:
5K Run (female/male) 0-14; 15-19: 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+
5K Walk (female/male) 0-14; 15-19: 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+
1 Mile Fun Run (female/male) 0-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13
PRE-REGISTRATION (SHIRT GUARANTEED) FOR MAIL IN AND ONLINE ENDS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2020.
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2020.
PRE-RACE PACKET PICKUP FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18 FROM 9:30 - 3:30 AT THE CRYSTAL SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
CRYSTAL SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
210 E Railroad Ave, Crystal Springs, MS 39059
RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP OPENS AT 6:00 A.M. & RACE START AT 7:00
For more information contact Crystal Springs Chamber of Commerce at 601-892-2711 or e-mail email@example.com.
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- Race Director, Crystal Springs Chamber of Commerce