Cherokee 5k to benefit cancer support group

The annual Cherokee Choices 5k Run, Walk or Roll will be held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Expo Center on Acquoni Road, also known as the old high school.

All ages and moving style are invited to participate in the event, including those rolling strollers and wheelchairs. The event’s purpose is to promote a healthy lifestyle for residents and raise funds for the Cherokee Cancer Support Group.

Registration on race day begins at 11 a.m. and cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. To pre-register call 828.497.1976. Medals and a T-shirt will be given to first 100 registered.

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