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Celebrate MLK Day in a Healthy Way

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a healthy way by participating in the inaugural MLK 5K Run/1 Mile Walk & Festival in the Park.  Bring the entire family!  Free prizes and giveaways as well as local vendors and live entertainment from bands like: Nickel Bag of Funk and recording soloist Saeed Edwards from The Voice, season 6!  Kids will have moon bounces and tasty snacks.  Get happy, get set, and RUN!

Register or donate online at blessingsinsabookbag.org

MLK 5K Schedule of Events for SATURDAY, January 18, 2014:

7:00 AM - Race Day Registration/Check In

7:45 AM - Kiddy Run for ages 12 and under

8:00 AM - 5K Run begins, routed along MLK Jr Blvd. and Historic Downtown

8:15 AM - 1 Mile walk around Forsyth Park

9:15 AM - Refreshments and swag bags provided for the runners at the finish line

9:30 AM - Savannah State University Band leads runners to the big stage for the awards ceremony

9:50 AM - MLK Board gives blessing for the Festival to begin

10:00 AM - Alderman welcome from the City of Savannah

 

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