The Junior League of Chattanooga’s third annual Jog-A-Nooga fundraising event will be held from 7 a.m.-10:20 a.m. Saturday, April 6 at Blue Goose Hollow, 876 W 9th Ave. Jog-A-Nooga is a family-friendly 5K benefiting Hamilton County schools through the Junior League of Chattanooga’s A League of Learners initiative. Attendees may register at the event or online at www.joganooga.com.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. followed by a welcome speech from the Junior League president at 8:45 a.m. The kids’ 100 meter dash will be at 9 a.m. and is free for kids 12 and under. The race will begin immediately following the 100 meter dash. Awards will be given following the finish of the race. The event will feature local food, coffee and fitness vendors.
Book donations for Hamilton County schools will be accepted at the event. Each person who donates a book will receive a ticket to enter a prize drawing. Prizes include family passes to Ruby Falls, gift cards to J. Alexanders and Rustic House Candle and a greens fee for four at Windstone Golf Club.
The money raised at the event will support Junior League’s A League of Learners initiative, which is focused on fostering lifelong learners in the Chattanooga community. Through A League of Learners programs like Mini-Grants for Teachers, Kids in the Kitchen and Jog-A-Nooga, the Junior League of Chattanooga supports Hamilton County’s schools, teachers, children and adults through funding for special projects and partnerships with other local organizations to provide an active volunteer base.
Registration for anyone 13 and up is $32 before March 22, which guarantees a t-shirt. Anyone registering after March 22 will pay $35.
If you would like to support the A League of Learners initiative but cannot attend the event, you may register online as a virtual runner. Registration is open at the event or online. This event is rain or shine.