The Salvation Army of Shelby/Chilton Counties is hosting the 1st Annual Red Kettle 5K and Fun Run with featured sponsor, Gym Time of Alabaster on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the University of Montevallo’s new Track & Field Complex. The 5K Run will be on the Cross-Country Course. The one-mile Fun Run will be on the Track. To add a little more fun to the 5K, the famous Red Kettles will be placed at each mile marker of the course – so bring your extra change so we can fill up the kettles!
“The purpose of the race is to benefit The Salvation Army of Shelby and Chilton Counties and this fundraiser will serve as an extension of our Red Kettle program,” said Captain Rufus McDowell, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army. “This event is for people of all ages and fitness levels. Anyone can come out and walk or run the course at their own pace, enjoy family activities and help support the work of The Salvation Army.”
All proceeds from the event will help fund Salvation Army Corps services for people in need. Registration for the 5K will be until April 28, with a $30 registration fee and $35 the day of the race. The race is a timed race and all 5K registrants will receive a free T-shirt with registration. There is a $10 registration fee for those participating in the Fun Run and all participants will receive a participation award.
Registration begins at 7:30 AM with the 5K beginning at 8:30 AM and the Fun Run beginning immediately after the completion of the 5K. There will be a bounce house for children, and water and refreshments will be available.
To sign up for the event visit – https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Montevallo/RedKettle5KRun
For more information about the event, contact Captain Rufus McDowell at 205.663.7105 or Rufus.McDowell@uss.salvationarmy.org.