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 bring it down to the race site on Saturday, July 2nd.

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.