Leap 4 The Lily Pad

Join us for the 10th Annual Leap 4 The Lily Pad (formerly Run Up for Downs) on April 9, 2022 in Ridgeland, Mississippi!

We hope you will join us to support disability awareness + raise funds for operating costs for The Lily Pad Cafe by participating in the 10th Annual Leap 4 The Lily Pad (formerly Run Up for Downs) on April 9, 2022 at the Methodist Rehabilitation Center Green Space in Ridgeland, MS!

ALL proceeds will go towards covering the operating costs of The Lily Pad Cafe. The Lily Pad will employ & train young adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities to equip these men & women with the tools necessary to obtain employment by local businesses so that they can not only achieve their full potential, but display to the community their abundant talents and abilities. With YOUR help, we have been able to raise over $600,000 for The Lily Pad!

The 10th Annual Leap 4 The Lily Pad will kick off at the green space in front of Methodist Rehab in Ridgeland, MS with a fun run, a 5K run/walk, and a 0.0 race. Enjoy live music by former American Idol contestant, Hannah Everhart while you enjoy drinks courtesy of Brown Bottling Group and food from Fit Chef Catering, Lost Pizza, Mudbugs, BOP's Frozen Custard, Primos Cafe, Wholly Smokes Cooking Company and other local restaurants! There will also be a kid zone + much more!



Event Schedule:

April 8th, Friday (at The Lily Pad):

  • 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Packet Pick-up and Registration

April 9th, Saturday (at the green space infront of Methodist Rehab in Ridgeland)

  • 2:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - Packet Pick-up and Registratioin
  • 5:30 p.m. - Fun Run
  • 6:00 p.m. - 5K Start, 0.0 Start/finish, Food Tent Opens, Music begins


Where to Park on Saturday, April 9th:

Thanks to our 2022 Sponsors!


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Finish Line

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