Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 October 2010 15:09
First Mennonite Church will sponsor “The Great Pumpkin Race” Saturday, Oct. 30. The event includes a 5-kilometer run/walk at 9 a.m. and a kids’ half-mile run/walk at 9:30 a.m.
Participants need to pre-register by Oct. 20 to guarantee a long-sleeved T-shirt. The cost is $20 per entrant in the 5-K and $10 in the kids’ run prior to Oct. 20. The cost on race day will be $25 and $15, respectively.
Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for the best entries.
Participants are encouraged to donate a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter or two canned goods on race day for the Marion County Food Bank.