Friday Fun Runs


First Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Poker Run & Beer Mile


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Poker Run • Fast Facts

  • Race Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Start Time: 6:30pm (CST)
  • Flop-Turn-River: 7:15pm (CST)
  • Head-To-Head Tie Breaker: 7:20pm (CST)
  • Start & Finish Location: Corner of Main St. and N Beach Blvd., 114 Main St., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Registration Fee / Donation to MississippiRuns: $20

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Poker Run • How It Works

TEXAS HOLD’M POKER RUN
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon offers the first annual Running Coast Texas Hold’m Two Mile Poker Run. It’s an untimed event that’s all for fun. Runners get two cards while on the run and can earn prizes by using a community Flop, Turn and River at the post-run game.

Winner. Winner. Chicken Dinner.

Top 3 hands and Worst hand win a prize


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AWARDS

  • First Place:Two-Night Stay at a partner Casino-Resort & Entry to 2017 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon & Poker Run
  • Second Place: Entry to 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon & Poker Run
  • Third Place: $20 Gift Card to Official Gear Shop
  • Last Place, Worst Hand: $20 Gift Card to Official Gear Shop
  • ROYAL FLUSH – if anyone gets a royal flush, they will receive a lifetime entry to the Beach~To~Bayou Challenge races (Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon & The Louisiana Marathon)
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Beer Mile • Fast Facts

  • Race Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
  • Start Time: 7:30pm (CST)
  • Post-Race Festivities: 7:30pm (CST)
  • Start & Finish Location: Corner of Main St. and N Beach Blvd., 114 Main St., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Sell Out: Only 50 Spots Available
  • Registration Fee / Donation to MississippiRuns: $20

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Beer Mile • How It Works

4 LAPS & 4 CUPS
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon Beer Mile will offer 50 runners over 21 years old the opportunity to enjoy a little beer-run-fun. Complete 4 laps and 4 cups of beer and the top male and female runners will receive a grand prize – fit for a Champion!

Drink. Run. Repeat.

  • 12.oz Beer
  • Run 1/4 Mile
  • 12.oz Beer
  • Run 1/4 Mile
  • 12.oz Beer
  • Run 1/4 Mile
  • 12.oz Beer
  • Run 1/4 Mile
  • Finish Strong

Beer Mile

AWARDS

  • First Place Male: Entry to 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon & Poker Run and Beer Mile OR 2017 The Louisiana Marathon, $50 Gift Card to Official Gear Shop, 64 oz engraved flask
  • First Place Female: Entry to 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon & Poker Run and Beer Mile OR 2017 The Louisiana Marathon, and $50 Gift Card to Official Gear Shop, 64 oz engraved flask

Poker Run and Beer Mile Course Map

Friday Fun Runs are a great way to kick off the weekend and shake out the legs for the big races on Sunday. Its also going to be a lot of fun with great prizes and awards as well as a live performances afterwards.

Register Now for the Poker Run and the Beer Mile (only 50 spots available) >>

Downtown Bay St. Louis

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Hollywood Casino

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Closest Resort to the Friday Fun Run Action

Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast offers Las Vegas style gaming action around the clock. Featuring your favorite slots, table games, live entertainment and championship golf. Hollywood Casino is located on 600 beautiful waterfront acres for the perfect fun-filled getaway anytime of the year. Dining at Hollywood is always a special experience. We offer a variety of choices, each with its own special flair, unique flavors, and the kind of red-carpet service you deserve. Check out The Epic Buffet, Celebrity Grill or Bogart’s Steakhouse.  More Info>>

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711 Hollywood Blvd
Bay St. Louis, MS 39530
Phone: (228) 467-9257
Toll Free: (866) 758-2591


Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast

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Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast serves as a the official travel partner for the running festival and provides resources and insights so visitors to the coast can have an authentic and rich experience.

A Place Where You Can Run, Paddle, Swim and Drift the Day Away. Tucked away between New Orleans, La. and Mobile, Al., there’s 62 miles of scenic coastline just waiting for you to discover. A little slice of southern coastal heaven, where waters are nice ‘n calm thanks to our barrier islands.

Feeling a Little Adventurous? In between RUNNING on the beach, check out the championship GOLF COURSES and miles of HIKING trails. Feeling a lotta adventurous? Go FISHING, BOATING and scope out the local WILDLIFE on a nature tour. Or for a slower pace, pay our popular MUSEUMS and HISTORIC attractions a visit. Works of art and rich history are our specialties.

That goes double for the CULINARY arts scene. We’ve got international eats and local fare like fresh Gulf seafood that’s bound to make your mouth water. And when the sun sets, we’ve got wild NIGHTLIFE and plenty of PLACES TO STAY, from ultra-luxurious CASINO resorts to B&Bs by the beach.

 

Plan Your Trip

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For help planning and to see what’s happening on the Coast, check out our Coastal Conversations blog. And look over our suggested Itineraries, for a little inspiration if you need.
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