Annual Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon 5K

2711 14th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 234-4649
  • Presented By: MISSISSIPPI Heroes
  • Dates: September 28, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Price: 5K: $35 | Group Discount: $25 | Walk/Run: $10

Join us for the Gulf Coast Beer & Bacon 5K in Gulfport on Saturday, September 28. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Mississippi Heroes, which celebrates Caregivers from all walks of life. The funds from this race will go back into the community to build wheelchair ramps for caregivers in need. We would love for everyone to walk in support of their favorite caregiver or dress in attire such as bacon, a pig, or your favorite beer costume.


  • $35.00 to participate in 5K, timed by DIVATIMING, with medal and t-shirt to all participants.
  • If you signup a group and name your group under fundraising, you can register for $25.00. 
  • $10 to just run/walk and support. No t-shirt, no number, just come and enjoy.
  • Water & snacks for all, and enjoy the honor.
  • FREE:  To show up and support but not walk or run 


The course will start and end at Chandeleur Island Brewing Company, go along 2nd Street.  The map will be in the event on Facebook. 


  • All paying participants will receive a medal.
  • Grand Trophies go to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female runners, and top winners in the following age divisions: 12 & Under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+
  • There will also be awards for the top Best Costumes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place overall, and best animal costume. 

***Event dates and details are provided by our Tourism Partners and are subject to change or cancellation by the event host/organizer. Please refer to the event host's website or Facebook event for the most up-to-date event detail information.