Gallop for Gravy


Event Date

Sat, Nov 19, 2016


Alpena, AR


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Gallop For Gravy

$20 $20 Closed

Sleep In For Gravy

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

Nov. 19, 2016! Saturday! Alpena Jr Class is hosting the 5K! Sharing profits with Children's Charity Ministry and Rural Community Alliance


$20 Chip Timed entry!

$10 12 and under!

$15 each FOR TEAMS OF 10 or MORE! -  

Pre-race: Race instructions will be given briefly before START! If you have any questions prior email or call 870-688-8251 or 870-715-5022  Packet Pick Up – Please provide an email address to communicate packet pickup if you wish to pick up prior to race day. WE will offer a packet pickup time at Nature’s Wonder’s in Harrison. Otherwise your packet will be available at 7:00 a.m. Race morning. “Sleep In’s” please email for packet delivery. If you registered by Nov 5th You will receive a T-shirt. All receive a race bib number.  The “Gravy”: Race begins at the Alpena City Park. Right off Hwy 62 drive behind the post office. Please be there by 7:30 if at all possible. The race will begin sharply at 8:00 a.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 !  We will line up according to pace with quickest pace and allow runners/joggers a few minutes start to give safety separation from walkers. The course will be clearly marked. You will only need to follow the arrows and route guides. We are excited to be able to provide chip timing this year!! This is not a flat course. It’s a challenge if you choose to run it all! Go YOU! Walkers don’t be intimidated, just providing the “gravy” on the course. We will conquer one steady hill (Alpena School Hill) but we will also enjoy some downhill action too! We have the opportunity to run along chainsaw art and historic 100 year old buildings along Hwy 62 toward the end of the 5K. Though, we will have police support PLEASE don’t enter the highway. Thanks.? We will have awards for our winners!! Award ceremony will occur as soon as all our turkeys have made it back to the finish! The route takes you back to the park for a final lap to wrap up 3.10 miles! You rock! Our award categories will be extended this year to provide more award opportunites! Everyone will be awarded with after race refreshment. We really appreciate you celebrating Thanksgiving, health, friends, and fun on the Saturday before Thanksgiving!

The Junior Class of Alpena AR is hosting the race this year as a class project to help with fundraising and to support a selected charity. CCM has been selected again this year and have 50% profits go to this charity. CCM or Children’s Charity Ministry in Harrison, AR is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit tax exempt organization. They provide needs for children and families including backpack food programs, emergency housing, hygiene packs. They service needs to 46 schools in 9 counties in your area! And will make a donation for Step UP! the Rural Community Alliance also a 501 (c)(3)

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