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Run the Rainbow for Children’s

Run the Rainbow for Children's Half Marathon, 10k and 5k logo

The annual St. Paddy’s 5k will be back and better than ever with a new name in 2023!

Register to “Run the Rainbow” on Saturday, March 18, 2023 to support Children’s of Mississippi – the state’s only children’s hospital. Run the Rainbow will feature a new 5K route beginning and ending at Hal & Mal’s in downtown Jackson, and the 2023 event will also offer 10K and half marathon routes through downtown Jackson, Belhaven, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus!

Not only will participants get some awesome race swag and admission to a St. Paddy’s after party at Hal & Mal’s, but the registration fee and all event proceeds will benefit a great, local cause. Children’s of Mississippi is committed to providing state-of-the-art care to any child in need.

Registration fee includes:
- Race T-shirt
- After party at Hal & Mal’s
- Live music
- Drink ticket
- Kid’s play area during after party

Graphic of the t-shirt and medal for Run the Rainbow. See the routes:
- 5K
- 10K
- Half Marathon

For more information:

Email CommunityEvents@umc.edu for questions about the event or to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Graphic with Run the Rainbow sponsors: Rod's Racers, Visit Jackson Mississippi, GranthamPoole Certified Public Acocuntants, Hunter & the Gators, Fleet Feet Jackson, Brown Bottling Group, ad WeInsure Mississippi.