Friday, March 20, 2009

Key Clubs 5k run/walk – Valley Character

Valley Character is working with the Key Clubs of the high schools in Roanoke to be part of the Valley Character Youth Council. Valley Character is supporting a new project they have started in an effort to raise a little money for a worthy cause and learn how to run a large, joint project.

Their project is a 5k run/walk.  It’s a low cost event meant to teach as much as it is to raise money. Please check it out.

The registration form for the 5k Run has been posted on the Kiwanis website: CLICK HERE. 

There is a Facebook group CLICK HERE! about the event.

Details are as follows:
Race Details:
-Starting/Ending Point: Washington Park, Roanoke, VA
-Trail: Lick Run Greenway
-Date: April 4th, 2009
-Time: 3PM
-Cost: $10 for under 18, $20 for adults
-Top times will receive local publication and prizes
-Refreshments: Yes

-All are absolutely welcome. You do not have to pre-register to attend; there will be registration form available on the day of. However, if you would like to be guaranteed a t-shirt, you must register by March 28. Please invite your friends and family to the event or at least to this group for information. All ages are encouraged to participate. This is a community event and our community has no boundaries.

Proceeds Details:
-the 5K is a joint project of the local Key Clubs and Kiwanis Club. Our aim is to have a valley-wide service project to make a world-wide difference.
-proceeds go to Heifer International in helping neighbors all over the world to provide for themselves and their families by providing them with livestock and the skills to nurture them. (see for more information on the organization)

Registration Details:
-Simple registration forms will be made available very soon. The form will be posted to the Roanoke Kiwanis club website and will most likely be available from your high school’s key club sponsor.
-Turn in your registration form by March 28th to ensure that you will have a t-shirt on the day of the event.

Posted By Valerie Garner

Categories: Local Events


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