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Love & Encouragement 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 8:00am

The 2022 Alcorn County 4-H Love & Encouragement 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, October 22.  The 3.1-mile route begins and ends at the Alcorn County Extension Office at 8:00 a.m.  Race day registration will be open from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. and the opening ceremony will begin at 7:45 a.m. Virtual entries will be offered.

This annual event sponsors a 4-H Scholarship that was established in memory of Annalisa Laudadio, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 15 in April of 2016.  Annalisa was an active member of Alcorn County 4-H for ten years.  She served in many leadership roles at the club and county level and competed in various 4-H contests as high as the national level.  Annalisa’s passion was loving people and she was an encouragement to all.


MSU Extension Service - 2200 Levee Road
Corinth MS 38834


7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

7:45 a.m.

Race Time

8:00 a.m.


Registration Information

  • Pre-register by Friday, September 30, for reduced rate.
  • Youth (ages 0-19) $20 entry, $25 after Sept. 30
  • Adults (ages 20 & up) $25 entry, $30 after Sept. 30

Virtual Entry Information

How to Participate From a Distance:

  • Register for the event. You can register online at, pick up a registration form from the Alcorn County Extension office, or print the form from the Alcorn County 4-H web page at Be sure to check the box for “Virtual Entry”.
  • Run, walk, or jog the 3.1 mile course of your choice, any time between October 1-20.
  • Track your distance with a fitness device/app.
  • Email your results to by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20. Feel free to share photos of your virtual participation as well!

Virtual participants' times will not be considered for placing medals. Results will be posted on the Annalisa Laudadio Love & Encouragement 5K Run/Walk Facebook group page.

Department: MSU Extension- Alcorn County
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