The public is invited to participate in the 18th Annual Apple Festival 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Matheson Park in Taylorsville. Sponsored by the Alexander County Family YMCA, the one-mile fun run begins at 8:00 a.m., with the 5K run/walk event to begin at 8:30 a.m. This race, which attracts hundreds of runners from Alexander County and the region, is great for runners, walkers, beginners, strollers, families, and all ages. The 5K course is certified and chip timing is used.
Registration fees are: $12 for the fun run (ages 12 and under only), $15 for the 5K (ages 12 and under), and $20 (ages 13+). Be sure to register by October 4 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. In addition, those ages 13+ must add $5 to the registration fee if signing up after October 4. Registration will be available on race day from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. at the park. Click HERE to register online or click HERE to download a registration form.
Early packet pickup is Friday, October 16 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Alexander County Family YMCA. Race-day packet pickup is from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at Matheson Park. For more information, visit www.acfamilyymca.org or call Karen Martin at (828) 632-9699 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.