St. Alphonsus’ 4th Annual Night of Neon 5k and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk is Friday, November 2nd. “Night of Neon” is a fun-filled night for the whole family! The 1-mile Fun Run/Walk starts at 6:00 p.m. and the 5k race follows at 6:30 p.m. Night of Neon is always a highlight of the community, so be sure to leave time plenty of time for parking, stretching, and all the family fun! The races starts at 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. on the dot!
 
The race course takes runners through downtown Ocean Spring and along Front Beach. Awards are given to overall winners and top finishers within age groups. There are additional awards going to categories like “best-dressed/most spirited” and “largest group.”
 
During the race, and at the “after party,” there will be entertainment, bounces houses, a Split the Pot, and the popular annual Spaghetti Dinner! “Night of Neon” is a great evening for everyone to come out in their glow gear for a night of fun!
 

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to download a registration form.

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Early Registration –

  • 12 and under –
    •  $15.00 – includes race, t-shirt, and spaghetti dinner
    • $12.00  – includes race and t-shirt only
    • FREE – no cost for children to race! (Does not include race t-shirt.)
  • Adults (ages 13 and up) –
    • $25.00 – includes race registration, t-shirt, and spaghetti dinner
    • $20.00 – includes race registration and t-shirt
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  • Registrations turned in prior to October 15th are guaranteed to have their shirts on or before race day.
  • Registration Forms and monies can be dropped off in the School Office of St. Alphonsus Catholic School located at 504 Jackson Ave. during school hours.
  • LATE REGISTRATION – (All registrations recieved after October 15th.) Cost is $25.00 for all participants. Late Registration does not include t-shirts.

Course Info –

  • Start Times – 
    • 1 mile Fun Run/Walk – 6:00 p.m.
    • 5k – 6:30 p.m. 
    • All runners must arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to receive their numbers. All runners must pass through the chute and have their tab filled out completely by the end of the chute to be eligible for an award. Race set up and timing by Tri-Hard Sports.
  • Course – 
    • CLICK HERE for course map.
    • 1 mile Fun Run/Walk – Start on Jackson Ave. in front of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Run to Front Beach Drive. Continue right on Front Beach Dr. Turn around at Martin Ave. Go east on Front Beach Dr. and return to Jackson Ave. Head back up Jackson Ave. and turn right on Calhoun St. to the finish.
    • 5k – Start on Jackson Ave. in front of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Run to Front Beach Drive. Turn right on Front Beach Dr, and and continue to Porter Ave. Follow Porter Ave. to Martin Ave. Turn right onto Martin Ave. Turn right at Cleveland St. Follow Cleveland St. back to Porter Ave., turning left toward Front Beach Dr. Go east on Front Beach Dr. and return to Jackson Ave. Head back up Jackson Ave. and turn right on Calhoun St. to the finish.

Awards –

  • Awards – Awards go to the first Overall Male and Female 5k winners and to the top three finishers in each age division of the 5k. Awards also for top three boys and girls in the 1 mile Fun Run for ages 10 to 12, 7 to 9, and ages 6 and under. 
  • Age Divisions – 
    • Male – 12 and under, 13 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 and over
    • Female – 12 and under, 13 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 and over

Refreshments –

  • Water stations available on race course. Water and post race beverages provided by Coca-Cola and adult beverages provided by Mitchell Distributing. 
  • Spaghetti dinner, entertainment, Split the Pot, bounce houses, and goodie bags are at the St. Alphonsus School during and after the race.
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