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.
****In order to pick up someone's packet other than your own, you must provide a copy of their driver's license and permission from the participant to pick up their packet. No exceptions.****
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.
***In order to secure your race shirt you must register by March 16, 2015 otherwise we may not be able to guarantee you a shirt. There will also be no exchanges of shirt sizes. The shirts are gender specific, please order a larger size if you like your shirt a little loose.***
Half Marathon starts at 8 a.m.
5K starts at 8:15 a.m.
Music provided by David Culver of Desoto County DJ's!
The race will be chip timed by Best Times.
Madison Phillips will be leading the National Anthem.
Race directed by Angi Owens of Mid South Runners.
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 www.conferencecenter.com and using the booking code.