SWISHER– The 8th Annual Swisher 5K Run and Walk and Kids Fun Run (400-yard dash) are taking place on Saturday, Aug. 6, the weekend of Swisher Fun Days.
Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the American Legion Pavilion in Swisher. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 7:30 a.m., and the Kids Fun Run will start at 8:30 a.m. The races start and end behind the stage at the American Legion Pavilion.
Overall male and female in 5K run will receive a trophy, as will the top finisher in each age group. Second and third place finishers overall and in each age group for the 5K will receive medals. Awards, results and refreshments will be provided at the American Legion Pavilion after the race. All registered participants are eligible for door prizes to be given away after awards are presented. Results will be posted on www.fitnesssports.com .
Come out and have some fun and socialize, then hang around for the Swisher parade. For more information and a registration form, call RaeLynn at 319-846-3974, or email firstname.lastname@example.org . All proceeds will go to the Challenged Athletes Foundation.