2013 Race Info
Saturday, June 8th
Click Here to Register Online!
Sponsored by State Farm, Presented by Tupelo Running Club, Benefiting United Blood Services
United Blood Services
Blood donated with United Blood Services in Tupelo helps save the lives of patients in 22 hospitals in North Mississippi and Northwest Alabama. It requires 125 donations ever day to meet the needs of area patients and to be ready for emergencies.
Running with the King 5K promotes awareness of the need for blood by encouraging participants to donate blood. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from the run will be donated to United Blood Services.
Blood Services Hours:
Sunday 12 noon – 4 pm
Monday & Tuesday 11 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 3 pm
Thursday 11 am – 6 pm
Friday 8 am – 3 pm
Saturday 8 am – 2 pm
- $20 - if postmarked by June 4th
- $25 - After June 4th and on race day
- Race day registration is 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
- If You or a designee donates blood between May 12th and May 27th, your race registration fee will be waived.
All entrants will receive a Festival/5K t-shirt while they last and a goodie bag. Please note that we cannot be responsible for shortages in some t-shirt sizes on race day. You must pre-register to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Post Race Fun
Plan to stay after the run for all the fun. Enjoy listening to music while refueling with plenty of soft drinks, water, fruit, cookies and Elvis' favorite - peanut butter and 'nanner sandwiches.
Sponsored by State Farm Insurance
- Rob Rice, Tupelo
- Tillmon Calvert, Tupelo
- Robert Gaines, Tupelo
- Billy Gothreaux, Columbus
- Lonnie Harris, Fulton
- Rich Potter, Tupelo
- Trentice Imbler, Tupelo