Published Sunday, December 30, 2012

Save the date for Run for Angels event

From Staff Reports

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The Run for Angels and Chicken Q — the 11th annual event benefit The Angel’s House — will be Feb. 2.

The event includes a 5K and 10K road race and 1 mile fun run in historic downtown Newnan. Runners may register online at www.theangelshouse.org . A long-sleeved race T-shirt is guaranteed for those runners who register before Jan. 22.

Fun-run start time is 8:15 a.m. with the other races to follow. The 5K and 10K courses are Peachtree Road Race Qualifiers.

The run is the largest fundraiser of the year for Newnan’s shelter for children in foster care. New this year at the event will be a costume competition for the best “angelic” themed costume. Prizes will be awarded in the best child, adult and group categories.

For information on group running discounts, contact LouAnne Connell at 770-253-4314. Connell is also handling the donation of door prizes.

The Chicken Q will be held at the First United Methodist Church with to-go plates available at 10:30 and sit-down dinners available at 11 a.m. Chicken Q tickets are $9 each and can be purchased on the website.

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