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ADDED 3.23.20: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COURSE WILL BE CHANGED TO INCORPORATE THE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY COURSE. LOOK FOR A FINAL COURSE SOON.
 
Pike Post 197 American Legion to Host Zebulon 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk Benefiting Youth Programs - April 18

ZEBULON - Pike Post 197 American Legion will host the Zebulon 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk Benefiting Youth Programs on Saturday, 18 April 2020. The event location will be Pike County American Legion Post 197, 645 Meansville St, Zebulon, GA 30295, and the event will be held from 8:00 -11:00 a.m.

[Note from the Editor: This date is subject to change because of the coronavirus. From the Post Commander Bryan Richardson: "Should the event be postponed, it will be rescheduled for 20 June from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. Those who have currently registered will remain registered for the 20 June event. Current list of Veteran names will continue be honored on the back of the T-shirt as well as our list of sponsors."]

The 5K and 10K routes are generally flat with paved roads, mowed grass pathways, trails, and some small hills. Every registered participant gets a T-shirt that will reflect the Veterans Memorial. [Note from the Editor: Please note that the course lines have changed to include portions of the Pike County School Cross-County course, old railroad bed, and school trails and roadways as well as sidewalks, paved, and dirt roads.]

Proceeds benefit youth programs which include Boys State, Girls State, and Oratorical Contest.

Early pre-registration is $25 with T-shirt. Late registration is $35 after 11 April, 2020 and day of event. All who register will get a T-shirt and event snacks and beverages. Those who registered, but could not attend, T-shirt will be delivered. Extra T-shirt: $10.

Honor a deceased Veteran with his/her name on back of T-shirt with donation of $50.

This event is currently still being conducted despite the coronavirus pandemic because the event is outdoors and has limited participation. Health precautions will be in effect at the registration table and rest areas.

Make checks payable to: Pike County American Legion Post 197 and mail with Registration Form to: Event Director, ATTN: Bryan Richardson, P.O. Box 781, Zebulon, GA 30295. Questions: Contact Event Director at email: rich5060@bellsouth.net. PLEASE NOTE: No refunds will be issued for any reason.

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Submitted 3.16.20
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