18th Annual Lisa Wade 5K Run July 14th.
The Georges Creek Soccer Club will sponsor its 18th Annual Lisa Wade 5K Run and 1.5 mile Fun Run / Walk Saturday, July 14th, at 8:30am in Westernport, MD.
Proceeds from the race benefit the Lisa Wade Scholarship that is awarded to student athletes at Mountain Ridge, Northern Garrett and Southern Garrett High Schools.
The run begins on old Rte. 36 and continues through the town of Westernport. From there the course goes on up to Franklin and back down to Creekside Park. This is a predominantly flat course with one hill towards the end of the run.
The overall male and female winners of the 5K event will receive awards and Personal Best gift certificates. Award will also be given to the top three finishers in the following men’s and women’s age groups; 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 45-49, 50-54, 55-60,60-69 and 70 and over. After the race there will also be drawings for numerous door prizes.
Pre race registration is due by July 4th. A specials discount applies to early registration with multiple family members. Day of race registration will be $20.00. Sign up will be from 7:00 until 8:15 am at Creekside Park. T-shirts are guaranteed to all entrants.
Applications are available on the Queen City Striders web site at http://www.qcstriders.com/ Click on the 2018 race calendar link. Applications can also be found at the Westernport City Building, Subway, Port West Restaurant, Moran Liquors, or by calling 301-707-9641.