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"Peter's Run 5K Race & The Bryant Mile" is hosted by the Rose of Sharon Laymen's League in Bear Grass NC. The 5K race will be for runners that enjoy the spirit of competition. We will recognize the winners in all age groups for both men and women. The date will be September 30th, 2023. It will be professionally managed by Run The East.
The Bryant Mile will be for those that would like to walk in support of the Project. It is named after and in memory of Pastor Bryant Hines who went to be with the Lord in 2017. Pastor loved to take his church members on field trips and always found a way to end those trips with a quick stop at Krispy Kreme. We will take note of this habit during the walk as the participants will stop and eat a donut at the halfway point.
This is a fundraiser whose profit will go to aid Project Empty Tomb which help meet the needs each year for the Bear Grass Charter School's Food Pantry and the Rodgers Elementary Book Bag Program. It's also our hope that the success of this fundraiser will enable us to expand to helping others in need in our community.
Besides the fundraiser, the goal is also to draw attention to the tomb that Jesus left empty on that first Easter Sunday. Part of the event will be a short devotion praising God and acknowledging the fact that as Peter ran to that tomb on that first Easter he found it to be empty.
Race Day Schedule
Registration - 7:00 AM
Opening Devotion - 8:00 AM
Peter's Run 5K Race - 8:15 AM
The Bryant Mile - 8:15 AM (Not Timed/No Awards)
Awards - 9:15 AM
At The finish line we eat! Sausage Dogs and Donuts!
Inclement Weather: In case of weather that cause for race to be canceled, there will be no refunds.
5K Registration Fees/Dates/Categories:
$20 + $3 registration fee before 8/31/2023
$25 +$3 registration fee on/after 9/1/2023
The Bryant Mile Registration Fee $20 + $3 registration fee
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers overall and in the following age categories: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+.
5k Run to Bear Grass and back. First in wins!
Sponsors: Rose of Sharon Laymen's League
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