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13th Annual Harrison Park 5k Run set for April 1
Pink Fire Truck will be at Harrison Park!

Barbara Hogan will welcome runners to the thirteenth annual 5K run in Harrison Park on  Saturday, April 1, 2017. Area runners interested in participating in the event can pre-register by filling out a race form online at or by picking one up at Denton Town Hall or The Denton Orator office located at 2 N. Main Street in Denton. A $20 pre-registration fee is required to participate in the race and will also include a T-shirt. Those who wish to register race day, will pay a $25 registration fee.

Registration on race day will begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue until 8:45 a.m. in Harrison Park. The run will begin at 9 a.m. on N. Main St. at Salisbury St. and will continue up N. Main toward Highway 109. Runners will then turn back at Highway 109 and finish at the starting point. The course, a total of 3.1 miles, is flat except for one hill on the way to the finish line during the last mile. Members of the Denton Police Department and Denton Fire Department will be on hand to ensure the safety of the runners.

Awards will be presented to various age groups. Proceeds will benefit Pink Cares Piedmont. The Pink Fire truck will be on hand so make plans to come on out to Harrison Park! For more information on the thirteenth annual Harrison Park 5K Run, please call Barbara Hogan at 336-859-4269, leave a message. During and after the event, Art in the Park will take place from 10 am - 1 in the park. Set up fee is $10. Call Barbara with questions.