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The Department of Parks & Recreation Announce Annual Mind, Body & Soul Race

Posted on August 28, 2020

The Department of Parks & Recreation Announce Annual Mind, Body, & Soul Race

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Department of Parks and Recreation will host its 3rdAnnual Mind, Body & Soul Race. This year’s race will be Virtual. Run anywhere and upload your results to the RunKeeper app once you have registered on or before September 12, 2020, by 11:59 p.m.


  • 5K (3.1 miles) Run/Walk: $20.00 + processing fee
  • 1 mile Run/Walk: $15.00 + processing fee
  • Youth Fun Run (12 years old and under): FREE

Click the link below for online registration:

What is included?

Each participant will receive a digital race bib. The 1st 100 people to register will receive a custom finishers medal and race t-shirt.

How do I submit my finish time?

Once you register, an email will be sent to you with instructions on how to submit your finish time using the RunKeeper app. Submit finish times on or before September 12, 2020, by 11:59 p.m.

Stay connected with us! INSTAGRAM – FACEBOOK – EMAIL

You can also screenshot your running app. Please use the special hashtag #COJ2020MBS to post your finisher’s photo on Instagram (if your profile is private we will not be able to view your photos), you can also post photos to our Facebook timeline, or email us your finishers photos at

Facebook: City of Jackson, MS – Department of Parks and Recreation

Instagram: coj_parks_recreation

For more information, please contact us at 601-960-0655 or email


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