Balloon Chase Run/Walk & Bike Ride

4 Mile Run – 2 Mile Walk
One Mile Kid’s Fun Run
& Morning Bike Ride

balloonchase_bike_200A non-competitive hot air balloon chasing great time, brought to you by Canton Parks & Recreation, the Mid-Mississippi Balloon Association and The Good Samaritan Center.

All participants will receive an awesome “Balloon Chase” t-shirt,  race medal, and the opportunity to run in the company of magnificent hot air balloons!


Download the Balloon Chase Run/Walk & Bike Ride Registration Form and mail it to The Good Samaritan Center, PO Box 4955, Jackson, MS 39296, by June 27th, 2016.


If you register for The Balloon Chase Bike Ride/4 Mile or 2 Mile, consider registering for The Good Samaritan Center’s 12k’s for the Holidays Charity Run coming up November 19, 2016! We are offering a $10 discount to those who register for BOTH RACES! See the Balloon Chase Registration Form for details.

Bike Ride Race Schedule
Saturday, July 2nd

6:00 AM Registration
7:00 AM 10 mile & 30 mile Bike Ride

Post-Ride Refreshment area and also receive a VIP bracelet to return to the festival site for a “grill out” dinner!

Run/Walk Race Schedule
Saturday, July 2nd

5:30 PM Registration
6:30 PM Four Mile Run & Two Mile Walk
7:30 PM Kid’s One Mile Fun Run

Post-Race VIP Area with a “grill-out”dinner!

Bike Ride Route

30 Mile Bike Ride Turn by Turn Directions

10 Mile Bike Ride Turn by Turn Directions

Run/Walk Race Route

Starting on Soldiers Colony, runners and walkers will do a two mile loop with scenic hot air balloons. Four Mile Runners will do the loop a second time for a look at the balloons again!
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Thanks to our sponsors. They make this event possible:

All proceeds from this festival benefits The Good Samaritan Center.