The 10th annual High Country 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run for Shades Crest Baptist Church will begin at 8 a.m. April 9. The race will begin at the church on Park Avenue in Hoover.
During the race, time splits will be given each mile as well as refreshments at the start and finish. The course will be monitored by the Hoover Police Department.
The entry fee for the 5K is $20 in advance and $25 the day of the race. The one-mile fun run is free. Family fees are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the race. It is a rain or shine event, and no refunds will be given.
The first 300 to enter will be guaranteed at High Country 5K T-shirt. Others will be ordered for a later pick up.
Awards will be presented to the top finishers for the 5K Run in male and female divisions. Awards will also go to the
top three finishers in each age division. Overall finishers will not be eligible for age division awards. Awards for the
1 Mile Fun Run will go to the top male and female finishers. Other Fun Run participants will receive an award.
Friday, April 8, 2011
For more information, contact the church at 822-1750 or visit www.shadescrest.org.
There will be a pre-registration and packet pick up at the Shades Crest Fellowship Hall from 4-8 p.m. April 8. Late registration will be the day of the race from 6:30-7:45 a.m. with the 5K run/walk starting at 8 a.m. The one-mile fun run will begin around 8 a.m. Following the races, there will be a free pancake breakfast for entrants and their families.