It’s TIME FOR TURKEY!! Our third annual Skinny Turkey 5K/10K is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020. Run off those extra holiday pounds through the beautiful Boaz area in your craziest Thanksgiving attire. The route will follow through Snead State Community College, the Boaz SportsPlex, and Boaz Elementary School on all paved roads with some small hills. The 5K and 10K will begin and end at the Boaz Recreation Center with water stations and port-o-potties available along the route. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be given to each age group at the awards ceremony. There will be no refunds, the race will be held rain or shine! Packet pick up will be on Tuesday, November 17th from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and on Saturday, November 21st (race day morning) from 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM. The race is administered by the Boaz Parks and Recreation Department. The course is certified, numbers AL18035JE and AL18036JE. Age Groups: 12 &under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & over
“At Second Chance Shelter our Mission is to find loving and lasting homes for adoptable companion animals.” The Boaz Parks and Recreation Department is honored to work in partnership with Second Chance Shelter, a non-profit, no-kill dog shelter that saves and houses dogs until they can be adopted to their forever home. They believe every dog has a story and every story deserves a happy ending! Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, and their website for more information on how you can change a dog’s life today!