Miles for Marion 5K and Block Party will be held Saturday October 24, 2017. Race registration begins at 9am and the 5K will begin at 10 am at the former Marion Rec Center, 240 W. Church St. in Downtown Marion. Participants are welcome to run or walk the 3.1-mile loop in their Halloween Costume (contest included). The 5K will be managed and timed by Speedy Sneakers Racing. Registration includes a fun goody bag, t-shirt and medal. Long sleeve dri-fit shirts are available for an additional charge.
The Block Party will be a family-friendly, fall festival themed event. Activities include local food trucks, beer/wine garden, local entertainment, kids and pets costume contest, pumpkin decorating competition, and an array of kids games.
The purpose of the 5K and Block Party is to bring people together in the heart of our community, while celebrating the fall season. All funds raised will support Downtown Marion, Inc. DMI is a 501(c)3 organization focused on the revitalization of downtown Marion as a central hub of our community.
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