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JA's Will 5k

Sat November 10, 2018 Southaven, MS US 38671 Directions
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JA's Will 5k

3:00PM CST - 6:00PM CST
Place
4560 Venture Dr.
Southaven, MS US 38671
Description

JA's Will 5k is hosted by the Junior Auxiliary of DeSoto County in an effort to bring awareness about the importance of being an organ donor and how this generous gift can make a difference in the life's of others. This fun event at Landers Center in Southaven, MS will have a timed 5k and an after party with food trucks, beer, music, kids area with emergency vehicle touch a truck, Kyle Bush's race truck, as well as multiple venders participating in the fun!   Walgreens will be on site issuing FREE Flu shots with photo id and insurance card.  All funds raised at this fun event will go toward supporting a DeSoto County family that has a child's name waiting on a transplant list or battling a chronic illness. 

Race participant entry includes t-shirt , 2 beer tickets and swag bag. Custom medals for top 3 in each age group, overall Male/Female, largest team participation, and fun participation medals for the kiddos 10 and under!

Register before Nov. 1st for a chance to win a Stella Ivy $25 gift card EACH DAY! Visit Junior Auxiliary Facebook page for details. 

#WillSmiles is in honor of Life Associate member, Anna Beeman's son, Will. Will was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia and liver failure shortly after birth and at the young age of 5mths was blessed with a new liver that saved his life. Throughout Will's journey with long hospital stays and numerous surgeries to help with his chronic illness, Will has always shown his fighting spirit and love through his contagious smile. Because of Will's loving heart, JA feels inspired to help Will spread his story and bring awareness and love to others! While we may not be able to give the gift of an organ or cure on race day, we can show these families that we support and love them! All are encouraged to come run/walk and have some fun! 

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