2010-10-14 / Community News

Rotary 5K Run/Walk Included in the Lineup

A 5K Run/Walk will be the kickoff ffor next weekend’s Chocolate Lovers Festival in Lexington Saturday. For serious runners, the course, which is certified by the USA Track & Field, is flat and fast. Cash prizes, sponsored by Michelob Ultra, will be awarded to the top finishers, and medals to the top finishers in all age groups.

The event is also open to funrunners and those who wish to walk. The course makes a figure-8 loop through downtown and Old Town Lexington. Strollers are welcome. The race starts and finishes on the Square in Lexington.

After the race, stop by for a Gourmet Chocolate pancake breakfast at the Masonic Lodge. Proceeds go to scholarships. Registration for the race starts at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. For more information, call 979-773-4337.

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