Get ready to Run for the Red
The Watauga County Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened registration for the second marathon and half-marathon event, Run for the Red.
In its inaugural year, the event raised $7,000 for the chapter.
This year's event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, and will begin at Valle Crucis Elementary School. The marathon will start at 7 a.m., with the half marathon following at 7:30 a.m.
Registration for the full marathon is $65 and $45 for the half. Finishers will receive a medal, and prizes will be awarded for the top three male and top three female finishers.
Registration can be completed online at http://www.Run4theRed.com. The registration form can also be printed and mailed in.
For more information, contact the chapter office at (828) 264-8226 or use the e-mail form on the website.