Start your Mushroom Festival Sunday with a 5K Run or 2-mile walk along the scenic Red Clay Creek. Along the course you’ll  pass by a couple of the area’s mushroom farms.

Date: Sunday, September 10
Time: 5K – 8:30 am — Walk 8:35 am  — Registration opens at 7:30 am
Location: South Street, in front of Kennett High School

Electronic Chip Timing returns in 2017!

Mushroom Festival Run/Walk T-Shirts are given to registrants, while supplies last. Each participant receives a Mushroom Festival Admission Wristband. Refreshments are provided for participants after the race. Awards Ceremony starts about 10 a.m.


For the 5K Run: $50 Prize awarded to the overall top male and female finishers and the top finisher in the Youth Category. Medals awarded to the top three in each age group.

5K Run Divisions: Male and Female in the following age groups:
12 and under, 13 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, and 60 and over.

For the 2 Mile Fun Walk: Ribbons are awarded to all participants.

Registration Deadlines

Registrations received on or before September 6, 2017: $20 –
Registrations received from September 7, 2017 through Race Day: $25
Race Day Registration and Check-In begins at 7:30 a.m. on September 10, 2017

Registrations may be dropped off at the Mushroom Cap, 114 W. State Street until September 7, 2017. After that date, either use the online registration process or bring your registration with you on Race Day.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Be part of the fun with a Mushroom Run and Fun Gus Walk sponsorship. Various levels are available.