The 14th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County will be Saturday, July 7, the weekend of the Smithville Fiddler's Jamboree. All proceeds from the race will be used in building another Habitat for Humanity home in DeKalb County.
For a registration form and more information, please visit www.fiddler5k.com or call Tecia Puckett Pryor at 597-7370. Online registration is also available at www.active.com. New this year: The course will start and end on Church Street, and race results will be chip timed. The race begins promptly at 7:00 a.m. rain or shine.
41 year old Scott Fanning of Lebanon was the overall winner of the Fiddler 5K last year. Fanning completed the course in 17:29.
Meanwhile, 16 year old Morgan Voyles of Sparta was the overall winner in the women's race. She completed the course in 21:41
In the male master's category, 53 year old Jimmy Dawson of Cookeville was the overall winner. His time was 19:52.
In the female masters, 43 year old Lora Simpson of Sparta was the overall winner. Her time was 25:19
The overall winner of the One Mile Fun Run was nine year old Caden Close of Smithville. His time was 7:13
Twelve year old Tyra Graham of Smithville completed the One Mile Fun Run course in 8:20, the best among females.
Race director Tecia Pryor said "we had a record turnout for the 13th annual 5K - we had 322 entries for 5K and 78 for the fun run for 400 total participants. This was a record and exceeded our previous record from 2009 of 387 total participants".
The 2012 Registration for the 5K or Fun Run is as follows:
Adults rates (over 18)
Adults Pre-Race: $20
Adults Day of Race: $25
Youth rates (18 and younger)
Youth Pre-Race: $15
Youth Day of Race: $20
Pre-register online at www.active.com until July 4 midnight
Pre-register by mail by printing a form at www.fiddler5k.com and sending the form along with your payment to: P.O. Box 750, Smithville, Tennessee 37166. Pre-registration forms must be received in the mail by July 2. Shirts are only guaranteed for those pre-registered. For more information call 615-597-7370
Race Day Check-In Times:
Pre-registered: 6:15 a.m.
Race Day Registration: 6:00 a.m.
Please bring a completed registration form with you
Overall and Master (40 plus) male and female finishers
Top three male and female finishers in the following age divisions:
9 and younger
Fun Run Awards:
Overall male and female finishers age 12 and younger
Top three male and female finishers age 12 and younger
Race Perks and other information:
Pre-registered participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. All participants will receive free refreshments and be eligible for door prize giveaways before the awards ceremony
The Course is certified and R.A.C.E. Nashville will be managing timing. Strollers are welcome and at the start line, should line up at the rear. No pets allowed. 5K course is open for 60 minutes.
All proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County.