The 9th Annual North Georgia Conference 5K Walk/Run in Historic Downtown Athens will benefit Imagine No Malaria. The race begins at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, on Washington Street near the Classic Center. It follows a route through downtown Athens and along the river, ending behind the Classic Center warehouses off Foundry Street.
Online registration is currently open and will be open through June 14.
This year's race is being coordinated by Run For God. Run for God is an organization that promotes running with an emphasis on Bible study. The program points out the many parallels between our faith and the endurance sport of running. In the five years since its inception, Run for God has spread from one church to nearly 2,000 and more than 60,000 participants all across North America.
Find race details at www.ngumc.org/imaginenomalaria5K.
For information on how to become a sponsor, contact Dean Thompson at 706-264-7101.