Newton, NC – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor the 29th Annual Southern Biscuit Soldiers Reunion 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, August 18.
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 8:30am.
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. Special awards and door prizes provided by local merchants will also be given away.
Preregistration is $20 for the 5K run/walk and $10 for the one-mile fun run. Preregistration is open until 5pm Wednesday, August 15. Late registration runs through 7:30am on race day for $25 for the 5K and $15 for the one-mile fun run. Registration forms are available at the Newton Recreation Center and participating sponsors.
Participants may also register online. Online registration for the 5K run/walk costs $22.50. Online registration for the one-mile fun run costs $12.50. Online registration runs until midnight August 15 and can be found at www.runsignup.com/race/nc/newton/southernbiscuit5k.
The event is sponsored by BB&T, Bennett Funeral Service, Carolina Glove & Safety Company, Cook’s Sporting Goods, EmergeOrtho, Fleet Feet Sports, Geppeto’s Pizza & More, HealthSmart Pharmacy, Huss Bail Bonds Inc., Jason’s Deli, Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo L.L.P, Lee Industries, PDQ, Pepsi, Southern Biscuit, Subway, Therapeutic Solutions, and Texas Roadhouse.
The Newton Recreation Center is located at 23 South Brady Ave.
For more information about the 29th Annual Southern Biscuit 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run, please call the Newton Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.