Registration through that date is $20.
The Union City event benefits abused and abandoned kids who live in the cottages at Christian City. The pancake breakfast is in its fifth year. The 5K run and 1-mile walk and roll were added this year.
The run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the walk at 8:30. The course starts and finishes at Graceland Thrift Shop on the 500-acre Christian City campus. Participants may walk or ride in scooters or wheelchairs equipped with visibility flags.
Registration includes a full pancake breakfast and race day T-shirt. The discounted rate is available at www.christian
city.org or by calling 770-703-2636. Registration also is available at active.com.
Winners will receive commemorative plaques and age group awards.
Activists and spectators also can support the Children’s Village by purchasing the pancake breakfast for $5. “Phantom runners” get a T-shirt and breakfast for only $15. Breakfast takes place from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Anyone who wears a race T-shirt to Graceland Thrift Shop on Oct. 27 will receive half off on their purchase.
Christian City, a conglomerate of nine nonprofits, serves the needs of families, children, the aged and the infirm. The Children’s Village at 7350 Red Oak Road has been caring for abused, neglected, abandoned and economically disadvantaged children more than 45 years.
Sponsorships are available. For more information, visit www.christiancity.org or call 770-703-2636.