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 our Registration Form and mail it to The Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 4955, Jackson, MS 39296. Please mail by June 30th.

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

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

You can also pay for your registration online below. If registering online, we will need you to fill out a paper form and signed release the day of the race!

Balloon Chase Race Entry

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 21, 2015! 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 4th

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

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.