The Children’s Center Classic I CAN! 10K, 5K, and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, February 17 at Pride Field, located on the Hattiesburg campus of The University of Southern Mississippi.
Race-day registration and bag pick-up will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. and the race will kick-off at 9 a.m., beginning with the 1-Mile Fun Run.
Awards will be given to male and female overall winners, male and female master and grandmaster winners, and male and female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in age groups (12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up).
The race will start and end in the parking lot of the Payne Center on the Hattiesburg campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. This route has been routed and tested by officials with Oak Grove Cross Country and is exactly 3.1 and 6.2 miles.
This year, the 5K/10K race split will be more prominently addressed with staked signage and chutes.