Join the Race to Give Children in Need Happy Birthdays

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Are you getting healthy and fit in 2016? You won't want to miss the Candle Wishes Family 5K in Murfreesboro scheduled for April 16th 9:00 AM, presented by Godwin Construction. The timed race will take place at Gateway Island behind Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and benefits the Candle Wishes Foundation. Register today at

The $30 entry fee for individuals or $50 for a family team includes the race entry and race medal. T-shirts are sold separately at registration. Family teams, 3-6 people, will run together and receive 1 chip and time. Divisions include individual age groups and the family team division.

Winners will be recognized in each division at the After Party where participants will experience the typical Candle Wishes birthday festivities including face painting, snacks, cake, games, music, and more!


Packet pick-up will be held on April 15th at The Warehouse located at 730 Middle Tennessee Blvd #14, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

"Last year's race was a big win for Candle Wishes and helped us fulfill our mission to give homeless and needy children in our community happy birthdays. I'm excited about the changes we've made for the 2016 race and know it will be even bigger and better!," says Jenny Williams, Candle Wishes Founder and Executive Director.


Find out more about the race, sponsorship opportunities and register at

Candle Wishes Foundation

Candle Wishes is a Christian faith based 501(c)(3) non-profit that fulfills birthday wishes and provides essential needs for 700 homeless and underprivileged children annually in Rutherford County. Visit to find out more about sponsoring a child or a monthly birthday party for participating children and their families.

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