Fight like a girl run battles cancer

first_img Fight like a girl run battles cancer By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Cash prizes will be awarded to the top overall runners. First place will receive $100, second place $50 and third place $25.Medals will be given to the top three male and females in each age group.Those who pre-register get a tee shirt and we have lots of door prizes to give.Several local businesses and individuals have joined the fundraising efforts in the fight against cancer as sponsors and more are welcomed, Jones said.As of Tuesday, those on board are the City of Troy, Cox Container, Troy Regional Medical Center, Jones Medical Supply, Family Ties, Gibson and Carden, Mayor Jimmy Lunsford, Glow, Earl and Carol Franks, Troy Bank & Trust and Morning Calm Therapeutic Massage and Spa.Runners may register online at www.fightlikeagirl5k.org or on-site as Jones Medical Supply at 519 South Brundidge Street in Troy. For more information, call 334-566-1002. “This year our goal is 250 runners and we are hopeful of that number,” Jones said. “We want the ‘Fight Like a Girl’ 5K event to be the biggest run ever in Pike County.”The run route has been redrawn and a couple of the hills have been eliminated to “flatten” the course and give runners a chance to log good times.The 5K will start and end at the Gazebo on the square in downtown Troy. The route will follow West Walnut, China, West College, North Three Notch, West Orange, West Fairview, Wiley and South Oakes streets.The runners will be divided into age groups – 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over. The “Fight Like a Girl” 5K Run is set for Oct. 9 on the square in downtown Troy.The “shotgun” start will be at 8:30 at the Gazebo.Pre-registration fees are $25 for the 5K Run and $15 for the One-Mile Fun Run. Fees after Oct. 2 are $30 and $20. By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content You Might Like Police recover stolen handgun A traffic stop on Tuesday led to the recovery of a handgun stolen two weeks ago from a car burglary… read morecenter_img Published 8:16 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2010 The “Fight Like a Girl” 5K event is presented by the Troy Rotary Club as a fundraiser for the 2011 Pike County Relay for Life campaign.“October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so that why we chose ‘Fight Like a Girl’ for our 5K run, but the run is not just for girls,” said Rotarian Jason Jones. “It’s for anyone who enjoys running and wants to make their running really count for something.”Last year was the first ‘Fight Like a Girl’ 5K Run and it attracted more than 100 runners. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more