WORTHINGTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — There is still time to sign up for the 10th Annual Open Arms 5K Run/Walk set for Saturday, June 4 at the Worthington Town Park.
There will be a competitive 5K walk, as well as a 1-mile family run/walk. The in-town course begins and ends at the Worthington Town Park. The course is flat and competitive for all age levels.
The 5K race begins at 8 am with registration open at 7 a.m.
This timed race promises to be bigger in terms of participants with an on-going affiliation with the Magnificent 7 (Mag 7) race series. Founded in 1997, the Mag 7 Series markets and promotes more than 25 road races in seven counties in south-central Indiana – including Greene, Monroe, Morgan, Lawrence, Orange, Owen, and Brown.
Proceeds from this year’s event are earmarked for therapeutic services for Open Arms residents and foster children.
Pre-registration is $20 per person until Friday, May 27. There will be a $25 per person registration fee after that date. All entries include a special-designed t-shirt if registered before May 27.
Cost of the Kid’s Fun Run is $10 per person and does not include a t-shirt. A shirt can be purchased for $10.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. with 5K Run/Walk Race at 8 a.m.; followed by the Family Walk/Run at 8:05 am. The Kids Fun Run will begin at 9 am
Run/walk categories will be ages 14 and under; age 15-19; age 20-29; age 30-39; age 40-49; age 50-59; age 60-69; and age 70 and over. Kid’s runs will be conducted in the following age groups: age 4 and under (one lap around the park), ages 4-6 (two laps around the park); and ages 7-11 (four laps around the park, about 1-mile).
Race registration can be completed at Open Arms’ website. Registration forms can also be picked up at the Open Arms administrative office, located on State Road 54, east of Switz City or at the Lyons campus, located at 2417 S. County Road 800 North.