St. Alphonsus’ 5th annual Night of Neon 5k and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk is Friday, November 15th. “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. 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.
 
During the race, and at the “after party,” there will be entertainment, bounces houses, a Split the Pot, burgers and beer! “Night of Neon” is a great evening for everyone to come out in their glow gear for a night of fun!
 
 
START TIMES
1 mile Fun Run/Walk – 6:00 p.m.
5k – 6:30 p.m.
All runners should 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.
 
 
 
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 will 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, ages 10 to 12 and 9 and under.
 

Male

    • 12 and under
    • 13 to 19
    • 20 to 29
    • 30 to 39
    • 40 to 49
    • 50 and over

Female

    • 12 and under
    • 13 to 19
    • 20 to 29
    • 30 to 39
    • 40 to 49
    • 50 and over
 
REFRESHMENTS
Water stations available on race course. Water and post race beverages provided by Mitchell Distributing.
Entertainment, Split the Pot, bounce houses, and dinner are located at St. Alphonsus school during and after the race.