Great race for kids: Savannah Mile Run on May 25

Savannah Mile Run 2013Make plans to take the kids to the 7th Annual Savannah Mile Run on May 25.

This popular run will begin at Forsyth Park and continue one mile straight down Drayton Street, finishing on Broughton Street. This unique running event attracts all levels of participants, from children to experienced runners.

The Savannah Mile will include five heats and feature a Fun Run Family Heat and five-year age groups, guaranteeing many award winners. All proceeds go to The 200 Club, which provides immediate financial assistance to the surviving family of local law enforcement officers and firefighters who lose their lives in the line of duty. First responders and military enjoy complimentary entry.

A moment of silence will be observed prior to the Savannah Mile awards ceremony to honor the victims of the bombing in Boston on April 15, as well as the victims of the recent explosion in West Texas on April 17, which includes many first responders. Participants will have an opportunity to donate money to the The One Fund Boston, which benefits the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston.

WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 8 a.m.
WHERE: Forsyth Park, Corner of Park and Drayton Avenue, Savannah, 31401
COST: $20 through May 23, $25 May 24 and 25
REGISTER: To register, please visit The 200 Club online at or Fleet Feet Savannah at For sponsorship information, call Renee Laurie at 912.238.1200 ext. 111 or email at

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