The annual Charity Road Race and Community walk consists of six events to be held Sunday, August 18 starting and ending at the Yorkton Regional High School.:
The Half-Marathon starts at 7.30 am, and the other events start at 8.30 am. Medals, awards, prizes and door prizes will be presented at the brunch, open to all participants, which follows.
Entry fee is $40, and $20 for those age 17 and under. Only those who register before July 19 will receive a tec shirt as part of their registration kit.
Race day entries will not be accepted.
Participants are encouraged to collect pledges, which may be used to pay for registration and which may qualify for prizes. Once registered, runners will receive pledge forms and information by mail..
All proceeds from the Road Race go towards the purchase of medical equipment for the regional hospital.
Those taking part in the 5K run are presented with a special challenge this year: Beat Beethoven. Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 is 30 minutes in length, and 5K runners are challenged to beat that time.
Participants will have to pick up their race kits on Saturday, August 17 at The Health Foundation office at 41 Betts Avenue in Yorkton.