2014 Annual Conference 5K


The 8th Annual North Georgia Conference 5K Walk/Run

This year’s Annual Confernece 5K will benefit the Matthew Initiative, a 501 C3 non-profit, whose mission is helping under-resourced and new start churches build dynamic children’s ministries programs. The Matthew Initiative has worked with Anna Kresge Memorial UMC in Cedartown, The Bridge in Cartersville, St. Paul UMC in Atlanta and the Matthew Initiative is currently working with Waleska UMC and Princeton UMC in Athens. 

The race begins at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 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.

You may register with active.com (additional fee for processing) or at www.thematthewinitiative.com until Sunday, June 8. Late pre-registration will be available at the 5K Shazam/ Matthew Initiative display in the Classic Center’s Foundry Street Building on Tuesday, June 10. Runner’s T-shirts and packets will be available for pick-up at the same location from 8:00am-5:30pm on Tuesday. We welcome sponsors for the event and phantom runners (who get a shirt but do not run).

For more information about the race or how to be a sponsor contact: Sandy Mabry at sandymabryatheart@gmail.com.