Join us on Saturday, April 25, 2014 for the 4th Annual Racing for Donation 8k Run/Walk in Flowood, Mississippi, a charity race benefiting the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency Public Education Fund.
Support organ & tissue donation at the Racing for Donation 8k Run/ Walk and enjoy a fast, flat course through the heart of Flowood. Celebrate at the finish line with a post-race Celebration of Life Picnic including refreshments, music, a balloon release, and plenty of activities for the kids including a Bounce House Fun Zone and a Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run.
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HOW TO REGISTER
(Registration opens Sunday, February 1st)
Save $5 on your registration by signing up before Saturday, April 18th.
Print: Race Registration Brochure
Fill out and mail it back to us at:
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
ATTN: Racing for Donation
4400 Lakeland Drive
Flowood, MS 39232
Race Day: Registration will be open on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m.
8k – Before April 18th: $25
8k – After April 18th : $30
8k – Team Sign Up (must sign up by April 18th and 4+ members): $20 each
Kid’s One Mile Fun Run (ages 12 & under): $10
Celebration of Life Picnic: FREE & open to the public
Friday, April 24th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, Mississippi 39232
You may also pickup your packet on-site, the day of the race beginning at 6:30 a.m.
OTHERS WAYS TO PARTICIPATE
If you can’t participate in the Racing for Donation 8k Run/Walk but want to raise awareness or make a donation to the cause visit www.RacingForDonation.com. Click register and create a log in.Once you complete your registration, you will be allowed to create your own personal pledge page. After you create your pledge page, you will be given a unique pledge link to share with your family and friends via social media channels and email to help us in our fundraising effort.
All event proceeds will benefit the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency’s Public Education Fund. Your donations will allow us to continue educating Mississippians on the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Thank you in advance for your support of our mission!
MORE RACE DAY INFORMATION
Frequently Asked Questions
Saturday, April 25, 2014
6:30 a.m. Late Registration
7:30 a.m. Run Begins
7:35 a.m. Walk Begins
One Mile Fun Run begins immediately following the Walk
The start/finish line is located at the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency Headquarters at 4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, Mississippi 39232.
Individual Pre-registration (before April 18th) – $25
Individual Registration (after April 18th) – $30
Team Registration (teams must pre-register before April 18th) – $20 per team member (a team consists of no less than 4 members and team members will be asked to participate in fundraising)
Kid’s One Mile Fun Run (individual, age 12 and under) – $10
Donate Life Mississippi and it’s life-saving mission of promoting organ and tissue donation awareness.
One organ donor can save up to 8 lives, so when we run, we remember each life that one person can save through organ donation.
An 8k equals 4.97 miles.
Yes. You will receive an official time when you cross the finish line. However, the race will not be chip timed.
The safety of all participants is our primary concern, and devices such as headphones, cell phones, iPods, and strollers can cause problems along the course. We ask that, if you do plan to use one of these devices, please do so with caution, and be respectful of other race participants.
Register online www.RacingforDonation8k.com
Print and fill out the Race Registration Brochure & mail to:
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
Attn: Racing for Donation
4400 Lakeland Drive
Flowood, Mississippi 39232
Race Day Registration will be held the morning of the race between 6:30am – 7:15am.
If you are the parent/ legal guardian of a child between the ages of 2 and 12 that would like to participate in the “Kid’s One Mile Fun Run”, please register them through one of the registration options listed above: www.RacingforDonation8k.com or by printing and filling out the Race Registration Brochure and mailing it to Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, Attn: Racing for Donation, 4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, Mississippi 39232. You can also register your child the morning of the race between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
For a completed registration to the race, please be prepared to supply the following information: First and Last Name, Email, Phone Number, Address, Date of Birth, Participants Shirt Size, and Gender. If registering as a part of a team, you will need to know the name of your team.
Individual Registration (before April 19th) – $25
Individual Registration (after April 19th) – $30
Team Registration (teams must pre-register) – $20 per team member
Kid’s 1 Mile Fun Run (individual, age 12 and under) – $10
Yes. Event Day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and ends at 7:15 am.
Each participant will receive a race t-shirt, a swag bag, refreshments at the start/ finish line and throughout the course provided by Brown Bottling Group and Hungry Howie’s, and a chance to win door prizes. Kid’s One Mile Fun Run participants will receive a finisher’s medal rather than a t-shirt.
Yes. You may pick up your packet between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm the day before the race on Friday, April 24th at MORA’s Headquarters at 4400 Lakeland Drive, Flowood, Mississippi, 39232. You may also pick up your packet the morning of the race by the start/finish line between 6:30 am and 7:15 am.
No. Unfortunately, we can not refund you for your race registration fee. * This is a rain or shine event.
There is ample parking at the start/finish line in the MORA Headquarters parking lot.
Yes. There is a one mile fun run for kids up to age 12, and Kid’s Fun Zone with plenty of activities for the whole family.