The Battle of Buffett Beach Happening This Weekend
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The Battle of Buffett Beach is going down this weekend in Pascagoula. The City has been busy building obstacles, ensuring all the awards, medals, t-shirts and materials are ready to go. Pascagoula has also been busy coordinating with Jackson County Road Dept. and Jackson County Solid Waste Dept. to get the sand obstacles ready on the beach and the tires delivered for the course. Sponsors play a key role in the race as well. Brock Services, LLC had donated scaffolding for the race start and finish lines as well as a few obstacles. JE Borries, Inc. has donated the pilings for the obstacles and many other sponsors have provided funding to help offset some costs of the race.
“Battle on Buffett Beach is a sand run/obstacle race that anybody can participate in. We have a youth course for kids 6-13 and a main race course for youths 14-17 and adults 18+. The event brings people from all over the region to enjoy beautiful Pascagoula for the weekend. We are excited about this year’s race and appreciate all of our participants and sponsors. We look forward to seeing everyone on the battleground,” says Darcie Crew from the city of Pascagoula.
To date there are 244 participants registered. The last day to register on-line is Nov. 30th at 11:59pm. There will be last minute registration at Downtown for the Holidays on Friday, Dec. 1st from 5-8pm. There is no race day registration. Many people from the Mobile and Pensacola area have registered, Louisiana and Hattiesburg, Brookhaven, Jackson and North Mississippi are participating as well.
This year, there are more obstacles to challenge the participants but still plan to keep the race fun. Battle of Buffett Beach is this Saturday, Dec. 2nd. Elites race at 8:45 am and the first Open Wave starts at 9:20am.
If you would like to participate you may register by clicking here: https://runsignup.com/Race/MS/Pascagoula/BattleonBuffettBeach