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Tuesday, 01 July 2014 11:02

5K Race Planned to Fund Construction of Orpanage in Haiti

5K Race Planned to Fund Construction of Orpanage in Haiti race flier courtesy of James Hollifield

The Crosslink Church in Rutherford College is organizing and sponsoring a “Run. Praise. Partake” 5K race on Saturday, August 30. The event will be held at Catawba Meadows Park on Sanford Drive in Morganton. A concert is planned at 6 p.m. and the race will begin at 8 p.m.

The nighttime run will feature neon lights and music. It will be run on a mostly level course on the greenway with no highway traffic.

All proceeds will fund construction of an orphanage for 64 boys and girls in Mintore, Haiti.

Early registration by August 12 is $25 and guarantees an event t-shirt. Organizers hope to register at least 500 runners. Online registration is available at www.racingtoes.com/run-praise-partake-5k-online-registration.

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