March Hare 5k Run and Walk

By: Stanley Jefferson Email
By: Stanley Jefferson Email

With sunny skies here in the valley, runners and walkers took advantage of it Sunday afternoon for the March Hare 5k Run and Walk at City Park.

River City Runners and Walkers Club put on the event.

It's the last of the three month race series they provide to the community every winter.

Members of the RCR&W began doing the 5k run and walk to promote health and fitness to everyone across the valley.

"This is to encourage them to go ahead and get out even though it is winter, stay healthy, stay active, and enjoy the outside. We do have wonderful days like this," says George Welch of the River City Runners and Walkers Club.

In addition to the race, long time Director of the River City Runners and Walkers Club, Ira Buckalew, is retiring.

Beginner's Clinic Director, Missy Wigal was named the Road Runners Club of America National Beginner's Clinic of the Year.

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