During the Soldiers Reunion in downtown Newton NC, come out to participate in the Soldiers Reunion 5K Run/Walk or One Mile Fun run beginning at 8 am on Saturday August 22, 2015.
The race starts and finishes at the Newton Recreation Department located at 23 South Brady Avenue in Newton.
The entry fee for the 5K is only $15 ($20 after 8/19) and the fees for the mile are $10 and $15, respectively. The entry fees include a t-shirt and goody bag.
In the mile, awards are given to the three males overall, to the top three females overall, and to the top finisher in each of the following age divisions (both sexes): 11 and under, 12-15, and 16-over.
In the 5K, awards are given to the three males overall, to the top three females overall, and to the top three finishers in each of the following age divisions (both sexes): 11 and under, 12-15,16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70-over.
Additionally, the top three military veteran finishers of each sex in each of the following age divisions receive awards.- 49-under, 50-69, 70-79, and 80-over
Reunion week starts August 16, and events continue through Reunion Day on Thursday, August 20. The showcase Soldiers Reunion Parade will take place on Thursday. About 10,000 people visit Downtown Newton throughout the week to take part in the festivities. American Legion Post 16 and the Newton Merchants Association sponsor and organize the week-long celebration.
For further information regarding the 5K/walk, or The Soldiers Reunion, please contact, 828.695.4300