Wiregrass Child Development Center Storybook 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk


October 25, 2012

5K flyer

Fitzgerald, GA — Calling all runners and walkers, young and old alike! On Saturday, November 10, in conjunction with the Fitzgerald Harmony Jubilee, all members of the community are invited to participate in the Storybook 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Child Development Center. Millennium Pointe, located directly behind the WGTC CDC will provide a safe, secure area for avid runners and walkers. Families and children are encouraged to participate in the 1 Mile Fun Run and Walk. Children may dress as their favorite storybook character to add to the enjoyment of the day. Moms and dads are welcome to put the little ones in strollers and enjoy the 1 mile course.

Pre-registration is available at www.savewgtccdc.com. Early registration fee is $20 for adults and $15 for those 14 years of age and younger. Race day registration will be $25. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. followed by the 1 Mile Fun Run and Walk around 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the overall male and female winners. The top 3 male and female winners in the following age groups will also receive prizes – 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 & older. All race proceeds will support of the continued operation of the WGTC Child Development Center.

The Child Development Center has provided a safe, secure, and developmentally appropriate learning environment to the children of WGTC students, faculty, staff, and the community at large since 2003. The center offers weekly care for children age 1 to 4 years along with after school care. The two Georgia Lottery funded classrooms are open to children who are four years of age on or before the beginning of the current school year. The center has 44 Pre-K slots that are filled on a first come-first serve basis each year. The center supports WGTC’s mission of “changing lives one student at a time.” Quality early learning opportunities provide the foundation for a successful educational experience.

Begin your day by joining us early for the Storybook 5k Run then move on up to Paulk Park to enjoy the Fitzgerald Harmony Jubilee (www.facebook.com/harmony.jubilee). For more information on the run/walk, visit the website or call the center at 229-468-2066.