Junior League’s 5K for Kids Race Hits The Road This Saturday
Grab your running (or walking) shoes and join WREG News Channel 3’s Candace McCowan this Saturday at the Junior League of Memphis (JLM) 5k for Kids – Taking Steps to End Childhood Obesity. Candace McCowan will serve as the event’s Honorary Chair this year. Race kick-off will be at 9am in front of the JLM’s Community Resource Center located at 3475 Central Avenue near the University of Memphis campus.
Bring the entire family for a morning of fun. Children of all ages are welcome, even in their strollers. Online registration is available at www.JLMemphis.org or you can come to one of the Packet Pick-up events listed below and register in person!
Thursday, May 9 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Fleet Feet
Friday, May 10 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m at the Community Resource Center
Saturday May 11, from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the Community Resource Center
This annual event is part of the JLM’s effort to shed light on the important issue of childhood obesity and provide families with a way to take action – in an active way, of course. The JLM works year-round to help kids lead healthier lifestyles through programs such as Kids in the Kitchen and the Church Health Center – Plan to Get Healthy.