Out Run Abuse Run Set For April 26

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County will host the inaugural Out Run Abuse 5K Trail Run and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 26, at Greenway Farms.   There will be events for all members of the family-- from running to walking to playing.  

All proceeds will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County, a nonprofit agency dedicated to those affected by alleged child abuse or neglect by offering help, hope, and healing.

On-site runner registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m.  The 5K will begin at 9 a.m.  The Fun Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m.  T-shirts are guaranteed for pre-registered participants and awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers.    

Registration fees are $35 for the 5K Trail Run through Saturday, then $40; and $10 for the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk through Saturday, then $15.  Fees are non-refundable.

Registration forms are available at cachc.org.  Mail with a check payable to CACHC, 419 North Market St., Chattanooga, TN 37405.  Or register online at http://www.active.com/hixson-tn/running/races/out-run-abuse-2014

Packet pick-up will be Friday, April 25, from 5-7 p.m. at CACHC, 419 North Market St.



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