Newton, NC – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor the 28th Annual Southern Biscuit Soldiers Reunion 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The family friendly event will begin at the Newton Recreation Center at 8 a.m. with a one-mile fun run. The 5K run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the 5K overall, as well as in each age division, with awards presented for first place only in each age division for the one-mile fun run.
Preregistration is $20 for the 5K run/walk and $10 for the one-mile fun run. Preregistration is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16. Late registration runs through 7:30 a.m. on race day for $25 for the 5K and $15 for the one-mile fun run.
Race applications are now available at Newton City Hall, the Newton Recreation Center, participating sponsors, and online at www.newtonnc.gov/reunionrun.pdf.
The event is sponsored by BB&T, Bennett Funeral Service, Carolina Glove & Safety Company, Cook’s Sporting Goods, Emerge Ortho, Fleet Feet Sports, Geppeto’s Pizza & More, Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo L.L.P, Lee Industries, PDQ, Pepsi, Southern Biscuit, Subway, Therapeutic Solutions, Tadlock’s Trophies, and Texas Roadhouse.
The Newton Recreation Center is located at 23 South Brady Ave. For more information about the 28th Annual Southern Biscuit Soldiers Reunion 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run, please call the Newton Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.