About this Event
The Blessing of the Fleet is an annual festival that the Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce hosts to celebrate our biggest industry, shrimping. This three day fun-filled event consists of an art show, various food and drink vendors, arts and crafts, a YMCA 5K, children's activities, a classic car show, nightly live entertainment and a marine parade.
***The Blessing of the Fleet was just named one of the top events in the USA by Top Events USA!!
Runners will receive a custom T shirt and FREE entry into the Blessing of the Fleet Festival
FREE FINISH LINE PHOTOS will be available online after the race!
Overall Male and Female will receive awards. Top 3 age group awards will be presented
Early entry fee is $25 until Feb 28, 2017 at midnight
Late entry fee is $30 until April 7 at 9 am
Race day registration starts at 7am and is $35
Pre Race Packet Pick Up will be held Friday at the YMCA from 9am until 3 pm.