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Race this weekend: R(un) for One
Race this weekend: R(un) for One

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Georgia's R(un) for One 5K and 1-mile fun run will be held this weekend in Fayette County.

The race will be off and running on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 8 a.m. Online registration closes Thursday at 9 p.m., so runners are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. Those who wait until race day to register are not guaranteed a T-shirt.

Saturday's race will begin at Woolsey Baptist Church in Fayetteville and wind down to Lake Horton. All runners will be treated to a post-race celebration with food, music and activities.

Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group, as well as the three overall male and female winners.

Registration for the 5K is $30 in advance and $35 on race day. The fun run is $10 in advance and $15 later. Proceeds will be given to (un)adopted, a charity that benefits orphans in impoverished countries.

Visit runforone5k.org for more information and to sign up.

Woolsey Baptist Church is located at 115 Hampton Road.