Buncombe County 5K/Fun Run to be March 1

Feb 12, 2014

The Recreation Division of the Library, Recreation and Culture Department of Buncombe County will host its fifth annual Healthy Parks, Healthy You 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, March 1, on the Buncombe County Sports Park Track. The race starts at 10:30 a.m. and is open to adults and children of all ages.

Advance registration is available by mail. The mail-in registration forms can be found online at buncombecounty.org/parks or call for a form.  Registration will be available through the day of the race. Check in and late registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 4 – 15.

Walkers are welcome to bring baby joggers to this event but for the safety of the walkers and runners, no dogs or bikes are permitted on the track during race time. The Buncombe County Sports Park is located in Candler.

For more information and registration forms, call Jay Nelson at 250-4269 or email jay.nelson@buncombecounty.org.