11th annual United Way Rock-n-Run 5k and 10k set for Aug. 10

11th annual United Way Rock-n-Run 5k and 10k set for Aug. 10
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The race will begin and end at the DoverPhila Federal Credit Union, 119 Fillmore Ave., Dover, with a 6:30 p.m. start time for the 10k and 7 p.m. for the 5k.

                        

The United Way of Tuscarawas County invites area runners and walkers to participate in its 11th annual Rock-n-Run on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Again this year, they will hold a 5k run/walk and 10k run. “This community event enables us to get the word out about the United Way and our partner agencies while raising funds in a fun and healthy way,” according to Susan Reidenbach, United Way of Tuscarawas County community resources coordinator.

Race-day registration for the 5k run/walk and 10k run will start at 5:45 p.m. for those not preregistered. The race will begin and end at the DoverPhila Federal Credit Union, 119 Fillmore Ave., Dover, with a 6:30 p.m. start time for the 10k and 7 p.m. for the 5k.

The road course is flat and runs along city streets. Overall awards for each race will be Dick’s Sporting Goods gift certificates to the top-three males and females and local gift certificates to the top-three male and female finishers in each age group.

Join the postrace ceremony featuring awards, entertainment and adult beverages. Online registration is available at www.runsignup.com, or forms can be downloaded at www.tuscunitedway.org and mailed to the United Way, P.O. Box 525, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

The corporate sponsor is DoverPhila Federal Credit Union.

Gold sponsors include AultCare, Black McCuskey Law Firm, Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, The Commercial & Savings Bank, Park Village Health Care, Troyer & Associates Inc., Wendy’s and WJER.

Silver sponsors include Bloom’s Printing & Design, Dick’s Sporting Goods, First Federal Community Bank, Investment Partners LTD, Metal Masters Inc., R & J Cylinder and Machine Inc., Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes and Crematory, Tuscarawas Insurance Agency, and Valley View Animal Hospital.

Bronze sponsors include Nathan C. Springer DDD MS LLC, Dover Chemical Corp., Chris Greenland-Edward Jones Investments, Miller & Miller Insurance Services, Park Street Pizza, Staley Technologies Inc. and The Barnett Realtors.

“We are happy to be a part of this great community event. The Rock-n-Run race is a great way to kick off the United Way of Tuscarawas County annual giving campaign,” said Jason Garner, CEO/president for DoverPhila Federal Credit Union. “This is just one of many ways the credit union gives back to the community.”

For more information call 330-343-7772 or visit the United Way website at www.tuscunitedway.org.


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