Balloon Chase Run/Walk

4 Mile Run – 2 Mile Walk
One Mile Kid’s Fun Run

A 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 Race Registration Form and mail it to The Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 4955, Jackson, MS 39296. Please mail by July 1st.

You can also  bring your completed form to The Good Samaritan Center at 114 Millsaps Avenue in Jackson, or to one our NUTS РNeat Used Things for Sale Stores.

NUTS Midtown 114 Millsaps Avenue, Jackson, MS 39202- Open Wednesday – Friday 9:30am – 5:30 pm & Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

NUTS Fondren 3011 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 – Open Monday 11:00am – 6:00pm, Tuesday- Friday 9:00am – 6:00 pm & Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

If you register for The Balloon Chase, consider registering for The Good Samaritan Center’s 12k’s for the Holidays Charity Run coming up November 22, 2014! We are offering a $10 discount to those who register for BOTH RACES! See the Balloon Chase Registration Form for details.

Race Schedule
Saturday, July 5th

6:00 AM Registration
7:00 AM Four Mile Run & Two Mile Walk
8:00 AM Kid’s One Mile Fun Run

Race Route

Starting on Watford Parkway, 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!





Thanks to our sponsors. They make this event possible:

All proceeds from this festival benefits The Good Samaritan Center.