DONIPHAN (SNR) - The Altar Society of St. Ann Parish in Doniphan is planning its annual 5K run event.
This year’s 5K Divine Dash” will be held April 26, and the registration deadline, to guarantee participants a t-shirt, is March 26. Registration will also be held Friday, April 25, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Participants will gather at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 26. A kids’ 1-mile “Fun Run” begins at 8:45 a.m., followed by 5K walkers at approximately 9 a.m., and the 5K runners at 9:20 a.m. Strollers are welcome, but no bicycles or pets.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the Kid’s Run, $20 per person for the 5K, or a $50 maximum per family (a family entry can be a combination of any of the races and includes two t-shirts. Additional t-shirts may be ordered at $10 each. Pastors may register to participate in the race at no cost, and $5 for a t-shirt.
After the race, the parish Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) will offer a breakfast, accepting free-will donations toward funding their pilgrimage to the “March for Life” in Washington D.C. next January.
There will also be a raffle drawing for various items that all participants are entered in (must be present to win). A second raffle, which includes a handmade quilt, $100 cash, and $25 cash, will also be held. Those tickets can be purchased ahead of time for $1 each at a stand on race day, and winners need not be present to win for this one).
All registration information is available at www.doniphancommunityclub.com, as well as last year’s results, and the race route which has changed slightly from last year). Updates will also be posted on this site.