YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K and 1 Mile Survivor’s Walk

Posted on July 11, 2016 by


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YMCA of Coastal Georgia 27th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K

Join the YMCA of Coastal Georgia for the 27th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Come for the race and stay for a fun family style YMCA party!  This year’s event will feature a 5K Run, 1 Mile Survivors walk and a 1/4-mile kid’s run. All of the proceeds from the event will support the Y’s newest program, Livestrong at the Y, a free 12-week program to help cancer survivors regain their physical and mental strength after treatment through exercise programs specifically for cancer survivors. This year’s event will feature a 1-Mile Survivor’s Walk to celebrate life and hope.

The 1/4 mile kid’s run will start at 8:40 a.m. and the 5k will start at 9 a.m. in the northeast corner of the park on Gaston Street. The race will wind around the park and then down Bull Street through Savannah’s historic squares down to Johnson Square and back up Bull Street to Forsyth Park. After the race, a YMCA style party will be held with activities like Zumba in the park, Health Screenings, Inflatables for the kids and so much more! Bring the family; there will be something for everyone! Visit fleetfeetsavannah.com for more info.