My Town: Freedom 5K & Memorial Mile Walk
TWINSBURG, Ohio — The Twinsburg VFW Post 4929 is hosting a 5K and walk to benefit military veterans and those currently serving.
The Freedom 5K Race & Memorial Mile Walk will be held Saturday, September 14, at Glenn Chamberlin Park.
Packet pickup for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the Memorial Mile Walk and Freedom 5K begins at 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration for walkers is $10 and $25 for runners, and $15 for walkers and $30 for runners on race day.
Post-race activities will include live music, a balloon artist, raffles, food and military and safety forces vehicles. Organizers are also holding a donation drive to send items to active members of the military.
The following items are requested for the drive (no glass containers):
- Individual shampoos/conditioners/soaps/mouthwash
- Dental floss
- Travel size shaving cream
- Eye drops
- Ear drops
- Bug spray towelettes
- Toilet paper
- Small cans of tuna/Vienna sausage/sardines
- Dry powder drink mixes
- Small jelly
- Tea bags
- Beef jerky
- Fruit snacks/roll ups/raisins/dried fruit/peanuts/trail mix
Proceeds from the Freedom 5K & Memorial Mile Walk will benefit the Cost of Freedom Tribute being held in Twinsburg July 1 to July 5, 2015.
For more information about the Freedom 5K & Memorial Mile Walk, or to register for the event, click here.