SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The second annual 5K run hosted by the Sylacauga City Schools Foundation and SAFE will be held Saturday, Oct. 28. The event will begin and end at Legion Stadium, giving runners and walkers the opportunity to run on the rubber-surfaced track. A variety of activities also are planned for the event.

The 5K will be professionally timed through the services of PinPoint, giving runners accurate accountability of their run times.

You can pre-register for the 5K for $25 and the One-Mile Fun Run. Pre-registrations end on Oct. 6. After Oct. 6, the registration fee will be $35 for the 5K and $25 for the Fun Run. Adult registration fees include a T-shirt. Students can participate in the 5K and One-Mile Fun Run for only $5. T-shirts are not included for students, although they may be purchased for $15.

All proceeds will go to the Sylacauga City Schools Foundation and SAFE.

This family-friendly event will include categories for all ages. Other activities will include pounding, bouncy house, SnoBiz, a train, pass/punt/kick competition, and a climbing wall from the Army National Guard.

Volunteers from the Foundation Board, Sylacauga City Schools, and SAFE have worked hard to organize an event promoting wellness and education for the people of Sylacauga.

Registration forms can be found on the Sylacauga City Schools Foundation Facebook page, the website and Facebook page of Sylacauga City Schools, and SAFE website. Additionally, registration forms are available at all schools and online at

Stadium gates will open at 7:00 a.m. on October 28, with the run beginning promptly at 8:00. For further information, contact Carol Sprayberry at or

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