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Ladies of Charity Knoxville host Leap 5K and kid's mile

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A local non-profit organization is hosting an upcoming 5K and kid's run along the scenic Tennessee River. 

Leap 5K and kid's run on Saturday, May 5 will benefit the Ladies of Charity Knoxville and their emergency assistance programs. with a five kilometer race, one mile kid's run and various exciting activities to enjoy after the races have been run. 

There will be awards distributed for categories like Overall Male and Female, Fastest Team, Largest Team, various age groups awards and many others. The organizers will be distributing race day swag bags to participants while supplies last.

Ladies of Charity Knoxville is interested in more local businesses to support the event though sponsoring the race via monetary donations or services and goods needed. If you are interested in more information, please feel free to call Stefanie Pettiford at 865-255-0468 or send them an email knoxvillewhirlwinds@gmail.com

The day will begin at 7 a.m. at Volunteer Landing. The kid's mile will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K will begin thirty minutes later. Throughout the race until 11 a.m. there will be a vendor expo featuring post-race refreshments, a kid's zone with games and face painting, door prizes and other activities. 


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