230 cross finish line in annual 5k

Participants are each given a medal for completing the full 5k course at the seventh annual Blaine Whitworth Go Big or Go Home 5k Race and Walk on April 6, 2018.

WARRENSBURG — The Blaine Whitworth Foundation is now accepting registrations for the eighth Annual Blaine Whitworth Go Big or Go Home 5K Race, Walk and Relay, planned for 9 a.m. March 28 in downtown Warrensburg.

The deadline for early bird registration is Feb. 29.

Individual registration fee is $25 until Feb. 29; $30 until March 21; and $35 race day.

Participants are welcome to run, walk or register as a relay team or a regular team of eight or more.

The relay teams will consist of six or more members who will run/walk a half mile each. R

egistration fee for each team member is $20 until Feb. 29; $25 until March 21; and $35 race day.

Participants may register at blainewhitworthfoundation.com.

Attendees will enjoy a free pancake breakfast of sausage, snacks and drinks following the race.

A free kids fun run will be held immediately following the end of the race.

The awards ceremony is tentatively planned for 10:15 a.m., or as soon as the course is clear.

A silent auction and raffle also are planned for 7 to 11 a.m. the day of the race.

The annual race and walk will follow a USATF-certified course through downtown Warrensburg.

A pre-race party and packet pick-up is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. March 27 at Fitter’s Pub, 131 W. Pine St.

Participants also may register and pick up packets prior to the race from 7 to 8:30 a.m. downtown on West Pine Street.

The 5K also provides numerous volunteer opportunities.

All organizations, clubs or individuals wanting to assist and support the foundation and its mission of giving back to the community are welcome.

For detailed information on the Blaine Whitworth Foundation and the 5K, including race and volunteer registration, the course route and a detailed schedule, visit blainewhitworthfoundation.com.

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