Calendar of Events


January 2020

2020 Calendar of Events

01/01/20

August 2020

Bikes, Blues & Bayous Cycling Event

08/01/20
Register online HERE!

Money Road Cycling Club and the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th annual BBB cycling event on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The rides begin at 7:00 AM on Howard Street in Greenwood. Mississippi's LARGEST RIDE totaled over 1,000 riders in 2019 and was selected as a “Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Festival & Event Winner” for the month of August! Join us to ride the “flat and fast alluvial plains of the Delta” and find one of the most hospitable, well organized bike events in the South.

For more information and to register, visit our WEBSITE. Check out the FACEBOOK PAGE often for regular updates, and to sponsor or volunteer, contact the Chamber at 662.453.4152. 

For a complete list of places to stay in Greenwood visit: https://visitgreenwood.com/stay/.


Viking Half Marathon

08/22/20
Register for our NEW fall date HERE!

Viking Half Marathon and 5K
August 22, 2020
Registration is NOW open!
 

Located in the heart of the fabled Mississippi Delta, the Viking Half Marathon and 5K promises Southern charm, fast times, and an unbelievable race experience. From the time you arrive in Greenwood, you can expect great local culture, an array of fabulous food, and warm Southern hospitality.

Visit the WEBSITE to sign up and to learn other valuable information about this year's event, or visit the Viking Half Marathon Facebook page for regular updates. To volunteer or sponsor, contact the Chamber at 662.453.4152.

For a complete list of places to stay in Greenwood visit: https://visitgreenwood.com/stay/.


September 2020

Golf Scramble

09/10/20
Cost: $500 - Team of Four
Location Information:
Greenwood Country Club

The annual Golf Scramble is a fun day out on the links at the Greenwood Country Club to benefit the Chamber's LEAP Foundation and the YELL youth leadership program. 100% of the golf proceeds go to support the YELL (Young Emerging Leaders of Leflore County) program for high school juniors, now in its 15th year. 

Tee Time is 1:00 PM. Entry fee includes cart/green fees, goody bag, complimentary box lunch and beverages on the golf course throughout the afternoon. 

Get the Team Entry and Sponsor Form HERE!

For more information, and to volunteer or sponsor, contact the Chamber at 662.453.4152.


300 Oaks Road Race

09/19/20
Visit our Website HERE!

NEW START TIMES! 

10K RUN - 7:30 AM
5K RUN - 7:45 AM
5K WALK - 8:00 AM

1 MILE COLOR RUN (COLOR ME GREENWOOD!) IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE OTHER RACES. (AROUND 9:30AM)

NEW COURSES FOR 10K/5K

One of the largest road races in Mississippi, 300 Oaks is held on the third Saturday of September. The event features a 10K Run, 5K Walk, 5K Run, and One-Mile Fun Run. Participants will enjoy a flat, fast course with scenic routes through the tree-lined historic streets of Greenwood. Corporate Team entries are available for the 5K Walk and 10K Run with pre-registration. All events are chip-timed by Start2Finish. The post-race awards party includes grilled burgers and hot dogs and drinks and live entertainment on the banks of the Yazoo River in downtown Greenwood. Visit our 300 Oaks Road Races WEBSITE for more information or to register for the race. Check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for regular updates. 

To volunteer or sponsor, contact the Chamber at 662.453.4152. For a complete list of places to stay in Greenwood visit: https://visitgreenwood.com/stay/.


Greenwood Gravel Grind

09/26/20
Register for the NEW fall date HERE!

Ordinary Epics and the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber are excited to bring you the 2nd annual Greenwood Gravel Grind. Due to guidance from authorities, we are rescheduling from April 25th to September 26, 2020.

Registration is still open for the new date. If you are currently registered, your entry has automatically been moved to the September 26th date. Due to these extenuating circumstances, if you are not able to attend the new date we are happy to defer your registration at no cost to next year's date of April 24, 2021. Just shoot us an email at transfers@ordinaryepics.com.

You can also transfer your registration to another rider at no cost. Just send us an email at transfers@ordinaryepics.com copying the rider you are transferring your registration to.

For regular updates, please visit the WEBSITE or FACEBOOK PAGE often. To volunteer or sponsor, contact the Chamber at 662.453.4152.

About G3:

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, host of the Bikes, Blues and Bayous event, has partnered with Ordinary Epics to put on the 2nd annual Greenwood Gravel Grind. This  ride builds on the strengths of the very successful Bikes, Blues & Bayous event, and pairs the gravel roads of the neighboring Carroll County hills with our fast and flat Delta terrain.

Both the 50K and 100K rides will start at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Greenwood (corner of Main & Johnson) and head out on the Pelucia Creek levee.  Just past the airport is where the two routes will take a different twist.  The 50K route will return on  flat levee roads while the 100K heads into the hills of Carroll County for a bit more adventure of rural homesteads and farm roads.

For 2020, the G3 committee has again chosen the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s (DPF) as its charitable cause to support.  Davis Phinney had an amazing Olympic and pro cycling career, followed by a stint as a TV sports commentator prior to his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2000. In 2004, Davis established the non-profit DPF to provide tools, resources, and inspiration to help people with Parkinson’s.

After cycling through the beautiful Delta countryside, consider taking in some of Greenwood’s unique cultural and culinary offerings; visit the Museum of the Mississippi Delta, reserve your spots in a hands-on class at the Viking Cooking School, follow the Mississippi Blues Trail to landmark sites like Robert Johnson’s grave marker and more.

For a complete list of places to stay in Greenwood visit: https://visitgreenwood.com/stay/.