The annual HOLLA! 5K Walk/Run Into The Freedom of Literacy is scheduled for Saturday, May 20 in Morven.
The event will begin at 8 a.m. with the warm-up and literacy rally at the park in Morven. Supporters who have not pre-registered will be able to register at this time. The race will begin at 9 a.m. and will be professionally timed by Finishwell Timing.
Organizers stress that it is a family event. Participants can walk or run, but prizes will be awarded in various age categories to the fastest to complete the 3.1-mile trek through Morven.
Registration is $150 per team of 10 members. Individual registration is $20. Participants can also register online at racesonline.com or by calling 704-851-3144.
Proceeds from the HOLLA! 5K are used to fund HOLLA!’s mission to be an agent of positive change in the community, with an emphasis on literacy.
Donations can be sent to HOLLA!, P.O. Box 88, Wadesboro, NC 28170.
Leon Gatewood is the CEO of the HOLLA! Center in Morven.