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RUNNERS, WALKERS NEEDED FOR RED HOT CHILI PEPPER 5K TO BENEFIT FAMILY PROMISE OF BRYAN COUNTY


LFPR - June 23, 2020 - 0 comments

RICHMOND HILL, GA – June 23, 2019 – Runners of all skill levels and ages are needed for the Canady’s Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K, slated for 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020. The eighth annual race, hosted by Georgia Game Changers, will benefit Family Promise of Bryan County.

Runners ready to brave the early morning heat will gather at Jalapeños in Richmond Hill, a fitting place to start the course, which routes participants through a local neighborhood, Richmond Place. After working up a good sweat, runners can cool down and enjoy a post-race party featuring refreshments, raffles, vendors and an awards ceremony at Georgia Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, 8872 Ford Ave., Suite 207.

All proceeds from the 5K, sponsored by Canady’s Heating, Air and Plumbing, will go to Family Promise of Bryan County to assist homeless children and their families. Registration is $30, and will be $40 on the day of the race. To register, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/RichmondHill/Redhot2016. Packet pickup will be from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, July 17 at Georgia Game Changers.

“We’re ready to have a little fun in the sun at the Canady’s Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K. Having an early morning race will help us beat the heat, sneak in a little exercise and support Family Promise in the process,” said Family Promise Board of Directors member Linda Hopkins, who is one of the 5K race organizers. “We are sincerely grateful to Canady’s and our other corporate sponsors for their generous support.  Every person who participates helps support our goal of eradicating homelessness in our community.”

Family Promise of Bryan County works with host congregations to serve families with children who are facing homelessness. The organization recognizes that poverty is a complex problem that requires a multifaceted response. They respond by integrating educational outreach, effective policies, and the hands-on work of volunteers providing food, shelter, and support services.

To learn more about Family Promise of Bryan County, please visit www.familypromisebryancounty.org, call (912) 445-4021 or email info@familypromisebryancounty.org.

To learn more about  Canady’s Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K, please visit georgiagamechangers.com.

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For media inquiries, please contact Hollie Barnidge at hollie@lesleyfrancispr.com or 912-272-8651 or Lesley Francis at lesley@francis.com or 912-429-3950 or the team at 912-417-LFPR (5377).

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