Sunday, March 22, 2015

Bearcats Purple Relay 5k

On March 21, the Bearcats For A Cure Relay For Life Team held the first annual Bearcat Purple Relay 5k.  Team Captain Keeley Jones organized the event.  Keeley and her team set up early in the morning at Mena High School where the start/finish line was located.

Race day registration was held from 6:30 to 7:30 A.M. with the race starting at 8:00.  The race participants really got into the spirit dressing in purple.  There was even had a a goat that participated.  

Keeley announced the start of the race at 8:00 A.M. and the runners headed off on the 5k course.

The race was a big success with lots of community participation.  

The Bearcats For A Cure team raised over $3,000 for the Relay For Life of Polk County.  

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