Each year the Metropolitan YMCAs of Mississippi awards to individuals and families of our community financial assistance in membership and program participation fees. Funds raised in this event will help ensure that no one will be turned away because of inability to pay.  

 

Registration is now open for the Mardi Gras Madness 8K Run / 5K Walk / 1-Mile Fun Run

 

 

Packet Pick Up and Race Overview

Packet Pick up will take place Friday February 9th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Flowood.   There will be race day packet pick up from 7:00am – 7:50am as well as registration, but participants are strongly encouraged to register before February 9th.

The race will begin at the Flowood Chamber of Commerce at 8:30am. The race will be an out and back course on East Metro Parkway behind Market Street Flowood. There will be water stations set up along the course. Pull out your best dance moves after you run the course!  It’s an “instant party” with jazz act Southern Komfort Brass Band. This is a fun run, so dressing up is encouraged and prizes for the best dressed will be awarded.

Parking is available at the Hilton Garden Inn and surrounding areas.  

 

Awards for the winners in each category:

8k Run
Overall Male and Female
Master Male and Female (40+)
Grandmaster Male and Female (50+)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female in each age group

5k Walk
Overall Male and Female
Master Male and Female (40+)
Grandmaster Male and Female (50+)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female in each age group

Awards ceremonies will take place after 1 mile fun run.

Sponsors include: The Hilton Garden Inn, The Flowood Chamber of Commerce, Community Bank, Merit Health, Abita Beer, and Stinky Feet Athletics.

Register online at RaceRoster.com

Organizer Info
Janet Reihle
Flowood YMCA
601-664-1955
jreihle@metroymcams.org