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Run, Walk, Crawl for Hope



Article Published: Aug. 22, 2012 | Modified: Sep. 9, 2012
Run, Walk, Crawl for Hope


The Crossnore School invites the High Country to join in the Run, Walk, Crawl for Hope (1K Fun Run & 5K Run) on Saturday, Sept. 8.

The race will begin and end at Miracle Grounds Coffee Café & Creamery, located in downtown Crossnore, and registration will be held from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m.

The 1K Fun Run is for ages 10 and younger, race start time is 8:30 a.m., and pre-registration before Sept. 1 costs $5. Day-of registration costs $10. Each finisher of the 1K Fun Run will receive a participation medal and a ticket to receive a free ice cream cone from Miracle Grounds Coffee Café & Creamery.

The 5K Run is for ages 11 and older, start time is 9 a.m., and pre-registration before Sept. 1 costs $20. Day-of registration costs $25. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the men and women’s division, and individual awards will be given to the top two finishers in each age group: 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-plus.

A special award of $200 will be given to the school with the most entries in the 5K run with a minimum of five individuals to qualify.

All proceeds will benefit the children who call The Crossnore School both home and school.

For more information and to register, contact race coordinator Leanne Bledsoe at (828) 387-5573 or (fitness@crossnoreschool.org) or race coordinator Christopher Page at (828) 387-5465 or (workprogram@crossnoreschool.org)

Interested parties may also visit http://www.crossnoreschool.org for an application and brochure (refer to the 2012 Event Schedule on the main page).

For more information on The Crossnore School or for upcoming events, call (828) 733-4305.

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