November 18th – It’s Running Time in the City!

Come run the MERRIEST RACE in Town on November 18, 2017 – Good Samaritan’s 12k’s for the Holidays!

The 12k’s for the Holidays Charity Run is a great way to start the holiday season. The 12k run, 5k run and 5k walk wind through the beautiful historic Fondren neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, November 18th. This fabulous race is a fundraiser for The Good Samaritan Center, helping families in crisis for 40 years.

In its 8th year, the 12k’s for the Holidays Charity Run will include:

  • Chip Timing
  • FREE The Fenelon Group at Merrill Lynch Kids One-Mile Fun Run
  • Holiday Costume Contest
  • Stroller Division
  • Fabulous Food & After Race Party
  • Tons of Fabulous Door Prizes
  • Option of Long Sleeve Technical or Long Sleeve Color T-Shirt
  • No Extra Fee to Register Online

$5,000 Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser during the 12k’s for the Holidays Event!

Good Samaritan’s Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser was rained out on Saturday, July 1st, and we are happy that we were able to pair it with our 12k’s for the Holidays event on Saturday, November 18th. So, you still have a chance to WIN $5,000!

Wondering what in the world is a Golf Ball Drop? Well . . .  first, you have to buy a ball (all will be numbered up to 1000). Then during Good Samaritan’s 12k’s for the Holidays charity run on Saturday, November 18th, we will take the balls up in air and drop all of the balls onto the festival field. The ball closest to the target or hole will win the $5,000 prize! Simple as that.

Online purchasing is now closed, but you can still get balls up until the drop happens at the event! Best of Luck!

You can view your 2017 results here: 12k’s for the Holidays 2017 Results

You can view your 2016 Results Here: 12k’s for the Holidays 2016 Results on MSRaceTiming

Check out past pictures on Flickr!

Click the play button to see a short slide show from our past races! Come race with us Saturday, November 18, 2017.

Check out all of our pictures on Flickr!

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