Come join the Olive Twig Hospitality group for the Whispering Woods & Twigs Half Marathon & 5K Race!

March 28, 2015  -  8 a.m.
A Half Marathon course and 5K located at
Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center,
7300 Hacks Cross, Olive Branch, Mississippi 38654.

We will have dri-tech shirts for both distances, finisher medals for Half Marathoners, awards, door prizes, music, food, and fun! Proceeds will benefit Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, as well as scholarships to several local Desoto County Schools!

We will provide GU energy gels for Half Marathon runners beginning around mile 5.

Water stops are provided throughout the race course.

Expo event times are March 27, 2015, 1:00-8:00 p.m. and March 28, 2015, 6:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Packet pick up dates: Whispering Woods Pavilion, March 27, 2015, 1:00-8:00 p.m. and March 28, 2015, 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m. You may register the same day of the race. Cash and Checks are accepted.

Half Marathon starts at 8 a.m.

5K starts at 8:15 a.m.

Music provided by David Culver of Desoto County DJ's!

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The race will be chip timed by Best Times.

Time limit

To take full advantage of all race support, half marathoners should maintain a 20-minute/mile pace.

For any out of town runners we are offering discounts to stay at Whispering Woods Hotel. The rate is $89 and includes complimentary continental breakfast. The rate will also be available on Saturday night if someone wants to make a weekend out of it. The booking code is WWHM. Reservations can be made by going to our website and using the booking code.