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06 April Saturday

Rise and Shine Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

06 April 2019, 07:00 - 06 April 2019, 13:00

The 8th Annual Hattiesburg Rise and Shine Half Marathon, presented by Forrest General Hospital, is officially set for Saturday, April 6, 2019. The 2019 race is adding a 10K route and an opportunity to raise funds for 14 Pinebelt nonprofits through a new ‘Gives Miles’ program.

Runners will tour the city as the course highlights some of Hattiesburg’s iconic landmarks and engages local businesses. The newly certified 2019 course will start and finish at the Historic Hattiesburg Saenger Theater, wind through Downtown Hattiesburg, head toward the Hattiesburg Avenues, looping around the Hattiesburg Zoo. A portion of the route tours The University of Southern Mississippi’s campus, and runners blaze down the Longleaf Trace to the finish line.

Fourteen agencies will benefit from the Rise and Shine Half Marathon in 2019. Each nonprofit will “own” a mile of the race by decorating it and providing volunteers to help with water stations, traffic control, and safety for the runners.

To sign-up to fundraise for one of these 14 charities, visit www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/run-for-charity.

Registration for the 2019 race is now open online. More information about the Hattiesburg Rise and Shine Half Marathon, registration, and nonprofit information can be found at rnshattiesburg.com.

Details
Date: April 6
Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event CategoriesCommunity Event, Running Race
Organizer
Organizer Name: Pinebelt Foundation
Phone: 601-583-6180