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Photos submitted from the August 2016 Walk.
 
Pike County American Legion 5/10K Run/Walk for Veterans: Molena

MOLENA - The Pike County American Legion Family is hosting its fourth 5K/10K Run/Walk fundraiser to be held on 6 May 2017. There is a choice between a 5K and a 10K course starting at the Molena City Park Pavilion on GA 18 and Spring Road Molena, Georgia. Depending on the course chosen, participants will enjoy historic sights of Molena, scenic homes, and vistas of Pike County country roads, countryside, and farm activity.

Participants can either walk, run, or walk/run either of the courses. It is not a race; there is no mass start. Participants can arrive and start at their leisure any time between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Each course will be marked and will have rest areas where participants will get their card marked and can partake in assorted refreshments to help them through the course. This is a great family event or individual fitness workout.

Early pre-registration is $25. Late registration is $35 after 29 April 2017 and day of the event. All who register will get a nice looking event T-shirt (see attached flyer) and free event snacks and beverages. Each registrant is guaranteed a T-shirt. Due to late registration, T-shirt may not be available on the day of the event; however, one will be mailed. So, register early and wear your T-shirt on your walk/run. Those who registered, but could not attend, a T-shirt will be mailed.

Informational flyer and registration form is attached. Instructions for filling out the Registration Form are on the form itself. Click on the link below. Contact Bryan Richardson, Event Director at rich5060@bellsouth.net or 770-884-9810 if you have any questions.

Registration forms can be obtained by clicking here. Instructions for filling out the Registration Form are on the form itself. Contact the Post at pikepost197@gmail.com for any specific questions.

If you know of any business or local merchant, especially those in the Molena area, who you think would like to help sponsor this event and get their business name on the T-shirt as well a support a worthy cause, please have them contact Commander Bryan Richardson to coordinate their sponsorship. There are three categories: $50 - White, $100 - Red, and $150 - Blue Sponsors. Deadline is 28 April 2017.

Help make this another great event and continue to pave the way for additional Run/Walks around Pike County. Order of future America Legion Run/Walk events is: Williamson, Zebulon, Meansville, Concord, and Molena. If you have not figured it out, you can conduct a tour of Pike County by participating at each of the five major Pike County cities. If you can’t make it, please help promote this event; spread the word to family and friends.

Submitted 3.17.17
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