Whistle Stop Challenge - McComb

Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 at 8:00am

Bo Diddley Pavilion
112 N Railroad Blvd
McComb, MS 39648

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Whistle Stop Challenge is a series of race events spanning 3 days . The race series is designed to take place in 3 different cities in Southwest MS along the railroad: Brookhaven, Summit, and McComb. The purpose of this design is to showcase the rich history of all three towns which were all started by, or trace much of their early success to, the arrival of the railroad in the 19th century. All three cities currently have beautifully preserved train depots which will serve as a perfect location to host the start and finish of each race. Each day of the weekend series will include a race in one of the three “whistle stop” towns. The series is also designed as a challenge event with longer race distances at each stop. The first event will be a 5K race in Brookhaven


7:00 am: Packet PIck-Up/Race Day Registration

7:15 am: Sunrise Worship Service

7:50 am: Announcements/ National Anthem

8:00 am: 15K Start

11:00 am: Awards Presentation/Finish Line Party

Course Information:

The McComb 15K route will start and stop at the Bo Diddley Pavilion which overlooks the newly renovated Railroad Park. The route will pass through Edgewood Park, the medical district of McComb, and then take a loop through Hollywood Cemetery before ending back in downtown next to the McComb Railroad Museum.

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