The Cherokee Runners are hosting the Legends and Tales 5K Run/Walk on the last day of this year’s Cherokee Indian Fair on Saturday, Oct 11. The race, which will start at 7:30am on a course through downtown Cherokee, will help raise funds for the Cherokee Cancer Support Group as well as helping develop coaching programs through the Cherokee Runners group.
The event will begin at the Cherokee Visitors Center parking lot on Hwy. 441 (directly across from the Fairgrounds entrance). The 5K is a scenic course through downtown Cherokee towards Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort with one water stop at the halfway mark/turnaround.
Race day registration and check-in are from 6-7am and the 5K begins at 7:30am. Pre-registration is $20 and registration after Oct. 1 is $25. Entry forms and checks payable to Cherokee Runners can be mailed to: Elnora Thompson, Treasurer, P.O. Box 283, Cherokee, NC 28719. Online registration is available at: https://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=21331-6
You can also download an entry form here: Legend and Tales 5K registration entry form
Medals will be awarded in the following age groups: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+, masters male and female and male and female overall.
– Cherokee Runners