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5K to benefit cancer patient's treatment
Event brings families out for healthy fun
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On Saturday, Jan. 5, active.com is hosting the “Cocoa Loco 5K and Fun Run” to benefit the cancer fund of Claire Combs.

The event starts with an 8 a.m. registration and the race begins promptly at 9 a.m.

Combs, 37, is a teacher of special needs students who was just recently diagnosed with Stage III Colon Cancer. The former North Forsyth High School teacher is currently unemployed, but many of her friends and students are rallying for
the cause.

The race will take place at Central Park, 2300 Keith Bridge Road in Cumming and the cost is $30.

There will be awards given for overall male and overall female as well the top three male and female in each for the normal five-year age groups, 10 and younger through 65 and older. Refreshments will be provided — water, bananas, cookies and chocolate.

To see full details of the race, visit here. To learn more about Combs, call 678-936-9617, email tcockerham@gmail.com or visit the fund’s Facebook page.

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