Running for Rachael 5K

Running For Rachael 5K
Sat May 4, 2019 starting at 8am
Brusly, LA US 70719 

250 Elaine St.
Brusly, LA US 70719



What better way to usher in summer than stretching your legs and running around parts of beautiful Back Brusly! All while raising funds for those battling cancer, and in memory of Rachael Willis a Brusly resident who lost the battle herself. This 5K & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run is the perfect event for individuals, families, companies, and teams alike to come together and experience what West Baton Rouge has to offer! 

Race Events:

  • Running For Rachael 5K

  • Running For Rachael Kids' 1 Mile Fun Run

  • Running For Rachael 5K And Fun Run Volunteer

    • details to follow​

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the fundraising ultra

On the evening of Friday, November 30, 2018, Michael Willis began running 100 miles in remembrance of his sister Rachael. Along the way, he supported a fundraising effort for Mary Bird Perkins & Cancer Services to help local patients have access to the treatment they so desperately need. Thank you for all who joined us for 24 hours of giving back to those who need it most.

An update from Michael Willis after his Ultra Marathon, 


"What a Saturday. For those who haven't heard, I didn't hit the hundred mile mark. And while this may reflect that we didn't hit the ultimate goal, I've never been so humbled, and seen an outpouring of love, from so many good people. From tears to smiles, laughs to pain, every moment of yesterday kept my heart warm knowing the support my family had. Tomorrow I plan to express that gratitude. For the moment, understand every text, post, call, run and everything you may have done over the last two years have not gone unnoticed.

I love you, my family loves you, and we can't express our gratitude enough. More than ever, Running For Rachael is just getting started, we are here to help you, and we are excited for what the future holds.

To call yesterday a failure because of my run would be disservice to so many who have done so much. Hold on 2019, the shoes are getting laced up again, and RUNNING FOR RACHAEL IS COMING FOR YOU!

Proverbs 17:17 A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity!"