LEBANON -- The first deadline to enter the second annual “Roar Run”, sponsored by Byars Dowdy Elementary School is Friday, March 5. Proceeds from the event will go toward improving and expanding the playground equipment at Byars Dowdy in an effort to fight childhood obesity and illness.
Well over 500 people took part in last year’s inaugural 5K run / walk and one mile fun run for the kids. Entry fee for the 5K is $20 for anyone 14 and over; $10 for ages 5-13. The 5K, which will start and finish on the Castle Heights campus, will start at 8:30 a.m.
Entry fee for the children’s one mile fun run is $10 for those age 10 and up; $5 for 9 and under. The fun run will start at 8 a.m. Anyone who registers by March 5 will receive a free t-shirt. Registration is available online at www.byarsdowdy.org.