Join Mt. Hermon Baptist Church for it's inaugural Jesus Fed the 5k Run/Walk in Clarksville, TN on September 26. 2015 to benefit Mana Cafe' Ministries! Its a great run for beginners and those who like a little challenge in their race. Mana Cafe' Ministries provides food and meals to those in need. We will be collecting canned and boxed food during the race. To see what other needs Mana Cafe' has, please visit their website at http://www.mannacafeministries.com/wish-list/ .
Details: The Jesus Fed the 5k Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The event is located at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church's Activity Grounds and Pavilion. The church's address is the corner of Highway 12 and Jarrell Ridge Road. The street address is 2204 Jarrell Ridge Road, Clarksville, TN 37043. The entrance to the Activity Grounds and Pavilion is just north of the church on Highway 12. You will see signs and flags directing you to the entrance along Highway 12.
Awards:Top finishers overall will receive awards. All 5K participants will receive a T-shirt at check-in as part of their registration fee. There is no registration fee for the 1 mile fun run/walk participants, however, participants will have the option to purchase T-shirts as quantities permit but size and availability is not guaranteed.
Proceeds:Benefits will go to Mana Café. We will be collecting canned and boxed food and monetary donations to benefit Mana Café. For a more comprehensive list of needs, please visit the Mana Cafe website at http://www.mannacafeministries.com/wish-list/ .
Check-in time will be at 7am with the 5k race starting at 8am and the 1 Mile Fun Run beginning at 8:30.
Parking: Parking will be available at the activity grounds.
We encourage you to wear comfortable clothes and running shoes. Bring your ID with you for check in.
Course Description:Slightly hilly. Downhill start through activity grounds, up Jarrell Ridge Road, crossing over Highway 12 to Oak Plains Rd. to the Oak Plains Academy entrance. Turn around at the entrance sign and return on Oak Plains Rd. to Old Oak Plains Rd. taking a right on to Oak Plains Rd., right onto Hwy 12 and immediate left to Jarrell Ridge Rd and back to the activity grounds.
Directions: From Clarksville: 41-A ByPass to Hwy 12 South/Ashland City Rd. for approximately 8 miles. Entrance to Pavilion/Activity Grounds will be on your right.
From Nashville: I-24 West to Clarksville, TN. Take Exit 11. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left onto Hwy 76. Continue straight through the next 3 stoplights. At the 4th stoplight, turn left onto Hwy 12 South/Ashland City Rd. for approximately 8 miles. Entrance to Pavilion/Activity Grounds will be on your right.
From Hopkinsville: I-24 East to Clarksville, TN. Take Exit 11. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right onto Hwy 76. Continue straight through the next 2 stoplights. At the 3rd stoplight, turn left onto Hwy 12 South/Ashland City Rd. for approximately 8 miles. Entrance to Pavilion/Activity Grounds will be on your right.
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