THIS SATURDAY: City Schools Foundation hosts 3rd annual 5K/10K

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The City Schools Foundation's Back to School 5k/10k is this Saturday, September 15, 2018 with start time at 7 a.m. The Back to School Dash begins and ends at Overall Creek Elementary and features 5k and 10k USATF certified timed courses. Race participants will walk or run from Overall Creek to Veterans Parkway, turn on Veterans and return via Mooreland Drive. Racers will face an uphill grade on parts of the course. Pre-registration ends at midnight on September 13 and includes a timing chip, race bib and t-shirt.

Awards will be given for first place male and female winners per age division and based on the standard USATF shotgun start. Age division categories range from elementary through 60 plus.

The 5k/10k run is sponsored in part by Children's Dentistry & Orthodontics, City Tile & Floor Covering, Waldron, Fann & Parsley, Franklin Synergy; Tennessee Pediatrics, Dr. Dunk Eastham, LaRoche Family Foundation, David LaRoche, Attorney at Law, Body & Face Medical Cosmetics Center, St. Thomas Rutherford, National Health Investors, Wilson Bank & Trust, and First Bank, E Allen, Michael's Homes with in-kind sponsors Just Love Coffee, Stones River Recycling, Fleet Feet and Volunteer Botanicals.

Sign-ups will be accepted the morning of the race for those registering before 6:30 am. Race day registration is $40. Please have the registration materials filled out before arriving if registering the day of the event. For safety reasons, no wheeled devices, strollers, or pets are allowed on the course.

For additional information or to register, visit http://www.cityschools.net/outreach/foundation or go to http:/bit.ly/b2s18.

Overall Creek is located at 429 Otter Trail, Murfreesboro, TN 37128. The City Schools Foundation raises funds that are given directly to teachers and schools in the form of parity and classroom grants to enhance science, math, technology and art programs.

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Presenting sponsor for the 2018 Dash is Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics. To register or sponsor the Back to School Dash, visit www.cityschoolsfoundation.com or https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Murfreesboro/BacktoSchoolDash.

The Back to School Dash is one of two fundraisers sponsored by The City Schools Foundation. The Foundation's mission is to boost financial support of the Murfreesboro City School system in the areas of science, math and academic competition and excellence among students.

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