Registration now open for 14th Annual Charlestown Founders Day 5K Run June 28 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 June 2014 00:00

Pre-registration is now taking place for the 14th Annual Charlestown Founders Day 5K Run scheduled for Saturday, June 28th.   This event is co-sponsored by ANYTIME FITNESS/Charlestown www.anytimefitness.com and Pacers & Racers Running Store/New Albany www.pacersandracers.com and held in conjunction with Charlestown’s  206th   Birthday  Celebration.  This years’ run will be a road race through historic Charlestown.

 

The 5K Run will officially start at 8 a.m.  Race day registration and check-in will be held on the City Square between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m.  The pre-registered entry fee is $20; the late entry fee (entries received on or after June 22) is $25. Net proceeds of this event go to The Charlestown Beautification Committee to fund future projects to beautify the city.

Walkers are welcome and spectators are invited and encouraged to attend.  Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in each age group.  All pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a commemorative t-shirt and all participants will be eligible for door prizes.

For additional details on the 5K Run, contact Race Director Dan Roberts at 812-256-6443; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Race Administrator, Mike Stallings at Pacers and Racers at 812-948-7865; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Printable race applications are available on-line by visiting http://www.ctownbeautification.com.

The Founders Day 5K Run is the first leg of a two race series to be held in Charlestown this summer.  The Pirate Fun Run will take place on Saturday, August 16 and be another road race through historic Charlestown.  On-line registration for both races is available on the www.getmeregistered.com website.

The 14th Annual Charlestown Founders Day Celebration will begin on Friday evening, June 20 and conclude on Saturday evening, June 21 with a dazzling fireworks display!  Many special event and activities are planned throughout the community-wide festival celebrating Charlestown’s 206th birthday.  A complete calendar of Founders Day events can be viewed at: http://www.ctownbeautification.com.

For more information on Founders Day contact Donna Coomer, Charlestown’s Clerk-Treasurer at 812- 256-7126; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 13:46