Coterie run set for Oct. 20

Published 2:57 am Saturday, October 6, 2012

The Coterie Club of Andalusia will holds its annual 5K and kids’ “Fun Run” on Sat., Oct. 20.

Coterie member Debbie Maraman, who also serves as race chairman, said this is the 12th year the local civic club has sponsored the run

Registration will be held on Fri., Oct. 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at city hall or the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m.

“This 5K run/walk is for all ages and starts at 9 a.m. in front of the First United Methodist Church,” Maraman said. “At 10 a.m., the Coterie Club will host Meredith’s Mile for children ages 3 to 16, starting in the CCB parking lot. Then, at 10:30 a.m. the tot trot for children ages 0 to 4 will be held behind the city hall. It’s going to be a great, fun-filled day.”

The registration fees are as followed: 5K pre-race $12, day of race $15; Meredith’s Mile pre-race $10, day of $12; and the Tot Trot is free. T-shirts are available for purchase without race participation for $15.

Racers will be awarded trophies, medallions and door prizes. Coterie members are also selling $1 chances where five lucky raffle winners will take home $50 cash on Saturday.

“The Coterie Club of Andalusia has contributed thousands of dollars to improve the quality of life for all children in Covington County,” Maraman said. “Last year’s event raised $11,392 for a total of $118,234 over the last 11 years.”

For more information about the upcoming race, contact Maraman at 222-8511.