Balloon Chase Run/Walk (Canton, MS)
Event: Balloon Chase Run/Walk & Bike Ride
Dates: Saturday, June 30th
Target Audience: Kid Friendly/General Audience
Phone: (601) 355-6276
Location: Canton Multi-Purpose Complex
501 Soldiers Colony Road
Canton, MS 39046
Ticket Info: $30 Adults
Event Details/Other Comments: Join us for a hot air “balloon chasing” great time, at
the 6th Annual Balloon Chase Run/Walk for an evening 4 Mile Run, 2 Mile Walk or
Kid’s Race and Morning Bike Ride! All participants receive an awesome t-shirt, a post-
race spread and the opportunity to meet pilots and get up close to hot air balloons.
Registration for each event is $30.
The Bike Ride begins at 7:00am, with day of packet pickup and registration starting at
6:00am (bike ride). The 4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk begin at 6:30 pm at the Canton
Multi-Purpose Complex. Registration for the run/walk begins at 5:30pm. There will be a
VIP Area for Race Participants after the evening run/walk!
This event is part of the Canton Balloon Fest taking place Thursday, June 28th –
Saturday, June 30th. Featuring over 25 balloons, a fireworks extravaganza, colorful
balloons of all shapes and sizes, entertainment, concessions, and lots of fun. You’re
guaranteed a good time as you experience the mirage of colors decorating the summer
sky. Our Independence Day heritage is highlighted by fun family activities that will treat
the family to an old-fashioned weekend of togetherness. There is a vast array of
competitive events for pilots to test their balloon savvy in pursuit of valuable cash prizes.
There is also the ever-popular Balloon Glows at sunset to delight children and adults of
all ages. Come watch the balloons flicker and dance in the evening twilight. Please visit
http://www.ballooncanton.com for schedule and location of events.