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Sun March 17 - Sun March 24 Tupelo, MS 38804 US
RaceJoy Ready



200 E Main St
Tupelo, MS US 38804




WHEN:  Sunday, March 17th thru Sunday, March 24th.

RACE START:  Your Choice

WHERE:  Anywhere USA

The annual Run for Your Buns Colon Cancer Awareness 5K aims to bring attention to colon cancer and raise funds for the North Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Care Fund. The 2024 Run for Your Buns 5K will be a virtual event held March 17-24 so you can join us from anywhere using the RaceJoy app.

All participants who register will receive a 2024 Run for Your Buns T-shirt. The shirts will be mailed directly to all participants.

The North Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Care Fund provides approximately $250,000 annually to help qualifying cancer patients. Approximately 30 percent of those funds go directly to assist colon cancer patients. This fund, administered by the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi, is often the only resource available to help patients and their families through this difficult period of their lives. For more information on the Health Care Foundation and sponsorship opportunities, visit


Q: Do I have to be in a certain city/state to do this event?
A: Anyone can do the VIRTUAL 5K wherever you are, on your time between Sunday, March 17th and Sunday March 24th.  This is great way for families and friends to stay active together, even if you don't live close to each other.  
Q: Do I have to run or can I walk?
A: You can run, walk, runwalk ... as long as you are purposefully moving and logging miles, it counts.
Q: Do I have to complete the 5K Virtual distance at one time?
A: Yes, since this is a "timed" event, you will need to complete the full  5k during one activity ... not multiple combined activities.
Q: Do I have to put in my miles outside?
A: Preferably you will be able to go outside so you can use our Live GPS tracking app, RaceJoy. See RaceJoy "How To" (click here). but if you need to complete your miles inside (on a treadmill, at the gym, etc.) that will be possible with the alternate reporting option.
Q: How do I record my miles/time?
A: The easiest and best way will be to utilize the RaceJoy app on your phone See download instructions (click here)  ... you simply hit start on the app and it will register your time in results when you complete the 5K distance.  But, if you are unable to carry your phone; will be in a location with poor cell service; or need to complete your miles inside or on a treadmill, then there will be alternate ways to report your time.  You can upload directly to the RunSignUp system.  Just go to the Results Tab (click here)  and choose "Submit Virtual Results". Virtual results will be presented in a format similar to in person results, but for recognition only.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Run For Your Buns.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Race Contact Info

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Sponsor Form

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