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Mission Possible 4 Run Against Hunger 5K
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Running-5K - Group of 4 or more/open
Kids Obstacle Course Race - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
Join us for our 4th, 5K Run/Walk Peachtree qualifier and Kids Obstacle Course. Followed by family friendly festival (more info to come). To benefit Meals by Grace a non-profit ministry that prepares and delivers hot meals to families in need, and runs a full service pantry for community members. To learn more about Meals by Grace and read a child's story see below (bottom of listing).
Event details and schedule
The 5K will start and end on site (see map in photo gallery) and is a paved winding, tree-lined route with rolling hills. This course is well marked, with water stations along the course, and supervised by police officers. Costumes are welcome and will be judged.
The Kids obstacle course (KOC) will require various different activities (more to come) and is suited for children ages 5-12. It will be located on the field behind the outdoor grill pavilion. Both events will be timed.
Race day schedule (10/10/2015):
7:00 am-8:00 am : Race number pickup for 5K and KOC if pre- registered. Walk up race entry/race number.
8:30 am : 5K race begins, there will be warm ups prior to race.
9:30 am : Kids Obstacle Course begins.
9:45 am : Awards Ceremony
10:00 am-1:00 pm : Fall Festival
5K Race-Individual $30 till 10/8, $35 day of race, Groups of 4 or more $25 till 10/8, $30 day of race. Must be 18 yrs or older to be a team captain. A long-sleeved micro fiber shirt guaranteed to those who register by 9/28/2015.
Kids Obstacle Course $15 till 10/8, $20 day of race. A short-sleeved cotton shirt guaranteed to those register by 9/28/2015.
5K Race-Awards to overall male/female and top three male/female in standard age groups (10 and under through 65+).
Kids Obstacle Course-All participants receive a medallion.
Other judging includes-team with the most participants, funniest costume, most original, most colorful, team with most family members (more to come).
Free Parking near site
Goodie bags with shirt given out after race.
Childcare (more to come)
Walkers and runners of all ages are invited to do 5K.
Adult with Baby Stroller is welcome to race the 5K.
No pets except service dogs.
We do not provide gear check.
Race Director-Jim Allen, phone 770-475-5230
Meals by Grace (MbG) is a Christian Ministry serving families since January of 2011. It received its official 501c3 status in March of 2014. Vetted through county social workers for food insecurity. It is their goal to help children and families provide for themselves while they work to better their situation. MbG prepares and delivers a hot nutritious meal and additional food items to families in need with no, or limited transportation. They provide a full service pantry (M-F) for community members in need that have some form of transportation. The hot meals program is focused exclusively on children recommended to them by the Forsyth County School Social Workers, and the pantry is open to anyone with a self-declared need. To read a child’s story go to- http://www.mealsbygrace.org/page/TheChildren.
Other Services offered-Weekly shelf stable food delivery, Monthly distribution of toiletries and laundry detergent, School break bags of shelf stable food (breakfast, lunches, healthy snacks), Shelf stable food bags positioned for immediate access in local schools, Extended summer feeding program for non-program children. Senior Support.