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Race at the YMCA
5K race, fun run to benefit scholarship program
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The J.A. Walters Family YMCA will hold a 5K road race and Fun Run to benefit its Partners of Youth scholarship program at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at 2455 Howard Road, in Gainesville.

Partners of Youth is part of the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign to ensure everyone has the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. The program’s scholarship fund helps hundreds of children across North Georgia.

The 5K course features varied terrain and a downhill finish. Prizes will be awarded in every age group at five-year increments from 10-and-younger to 70-and-older. All preregistered participants will earn a T-shirt. Post-race refreshments will be offered.

The race begins at 8 a.m. to the right of the parking lot on the side of Ga. 365.

The Fun run is open to children ages 10 and younger and begins at 9 a.m.

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Advance fees are $25 (no shirt option $20), $30 on race day (no shirt option $25); fun run, $15.

For more information, call 770-297-9622 or email

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