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 20th, 2016.
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 8/18) and the fees for the mile are $10 and $15, respectively.
In the mile, awards are given to the three males overall and top three females overall.
In the 5K, awards are given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each age division.
Reunion week starts August 14th, and events continue through Reunion Day on Thursday, August 18th. 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