2012-01-19 / Community News

Emmett Hannes Memorial 5k Run or Walk

On Saturday, March 3rd you can walk or run the First Emmett Hannes Memorial 5K (3.1 mile) course which will begin at the Lee County Courthouse at 9:00 A.M. This Memorial 5K run is sponsored by The Rotary Club of Giddings to benefit their Scholarship and Community Benefit programs. Mr. Hannes was a charter and life- time member of the Rotary Club who sponsored and supported many activities in the Giddings community.

Registrations are open until February 14th at $25.00; after the 14th of February, the registration will be $ 30.00. With each registration, a t-shirt will be given and runners or walkers will have the opportunity to win a first, second or third place prize. Prizes will be given in each of the following age groups: runners and walkers under the age of 10, ages 11-15, ages 16-21, ages 22-29, 30- 34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-60, and over 60.

Registration forms may be obtained from any of the Rotary Club members. Conveniently located are Bob Mutschink or Wayne Gallip at the First National Bank, Carol Bennett at the Citizens National Bank, Lisa Noack at the Round Top State Bank, Superintendent Law at the ISD office, or Jim Al Jaeger at Jaeger’s John Deer.

Get in shape, practice running or walking, join the fun and fellowship of a 5K run and be rewarded with better health, and depending on your running or walking abilities, a prize.

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