Run for the Son 5K

Run for the Son 5K

Run for the Son 5K

Saturday, August 02, 2014, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bruce Warf |

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First Baptist Jackson's Run for the Son is one of the oldest 5K races in the State. The course starts at the First Baptist campus at 431 North State Street.

Designed with the family in mind, participants of all ages can join in the 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1 mile Fun Run, or the Tot Trot.  


Age-group champions will be awarded a beautiful custom-designed medallion created uniquely for 2014. (Prior year medals shown at right)

  • 5K Run and Walk: (Male and Female) Overall, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, FBCJ Member, Teams, 14 and under, 15‐19, 20‐24, 25‐29, 30‐34, 35‐39, 40‐44, 45‐49, 50‐54, 55‐59, 60‐64, 65‐69, and 70‐over.
  • One Mile Fun Run: (Male and Female) Overall, 0‐6, 7‐9, 10‐12, 13‐15, and 16‐over.
  • Tot Trot: Every child is a winner


  • Packet Pickup: Friday Noon to 7:00 pm / Saturday at 6:00 am
  • Walk-Up Registration opens at 6:00 am
  • 5K Run/Walk - 7:30 am
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - immediately following 5K
  • Tot Trot - immediately following 1 Mile Fun Fun
  • Awards Ceremony and Door Prizes given out following Tot Trot in Fellowship Hall East (First Floor via State Street entrance doors)
  • 5K Run - $20 pre-registration, $25 race day
  • 5K Walk - $20 pre-registration, $25 race day
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - $10 pre-registration, $15 race day
  • Tot Trot - $10 (2-5 year old 100 yard dash)
  • Family Max - $65 (immediate family members)
  • Team - $75 (Teams must pre-register. See more team info below.)
Team Information

If you are part of a team, you should put your team name and team members on the registration form. Teams must pre-register.  No teams will be taken race day.  All teams must have at least three members, but no more than five. Each team member will run/walk the entire race. The top three times from each team will be used to calculate results. Each team member must fill out a registration from and sign waiver.  Call 601-949-1947 for more information or email  

Benefitting Mission First

Race proceeds benefit Mission First.   Mission First operates the West Park Community Ministry Center in Jackson, which hosts a Legal Aid Office, a Medical/Dental Clinic and wellness programs for area residents.  School programs, sports teams and emergency response are also provided.

We appreciate our Race Sponsors

Race Results