Mayor’s Cup 5K run, walk set for Nov. 11

The City of Biloxi will sponsor the 23rd Annual Mayor’s Cup 5K Run on Saturday, Nov. 11.

The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the one-mile will begin at 8:45 a.m. in front of the Biloxi City Hall on Lameuse Street. The race is hosted by the Gulf Coast Running Club.

Registration for the race will begin at 7 a.m. in front of the Biloxi City Library across from City Hall. Entries are $12 per person for the 5K and $5 for all children 12 and under for the one-mile health run/walk. Registration forms may be mailed or e-mailed by Nov. 6 for an early registration fee of $10 for Gulf Coast Running Club members and $11 for non-members. Walkers, race walkers and wheelchair participants are welcome.

All entrants will receive a T-shirt and trophies will be awarded to overall male and female and first, second and third place male and female age groups.

The Gulf Coast Running Club is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that promotes running for physical fitness. The club stages about 30 races a year across the Gulf Coast.

For more information, visit the Gulf Coast Running Club’s website at, or call Leonard Vergunst of the Running Club at 228-875-6855 or call Sherry Bell of the City of Biloxi at 228-435-6296.