Hope Runs This Town 5K

Come out and run to support an organization that provides education and helps take care of refugee families!  This will be a beautiful run on the river front in Thunderbolt. 

Location: Thunderbolt, GA
Start Date: Sat, 01/14/2017
Start Time: 8:00am
Distance: 5K

Event Organizers: Hope Academy
Hope Academy is in the business of helping people find their hope and pursue their purpose. The Academy focuses on the educational needs of downtown Savannah adults to expand their worldview and to help them achieve the purpose for their life. Each prospective student is assessed on academic ability, learning style, career preference, and when necessary, learning disabilities and attention differences. This outreach has blossomed to include nearly 30 refugee women and their children. This Women’s English Club, (WEC), now includes two full classes of ESL (English as a Second Language) learning as well as activities for the children. Due to cultural and pragmatic barriers, these women are unable to attend more traditional ESL programs such as the ones offered at Savannah Tech.

Online Registration: Here

Top 3 female and male finishers

Race Course: 

Winding course through the city of Thunderbolt including a long run down River Drive

Registration Fees: 

$20 before 9/30
$25 before 10/31
$30 before 11/30
$35 after 12/1

Race Proceeds: 

Race Proceeds will go to the Hope Academy for supplies for providing free adult education and GED training.  It will be split between books and educational materials for refugees.

Race Coordinator Name: 
Brittany Blackburn - britblackburn@comcast.net

Packet Pickup: 

Fleet Feet Sports on Friday, January 13th
Morning of the race: 7am-7:45am

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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