Nov. 24: Blake Reynolds Memorial Run 10K/5K and 1 Mile Run

The 5th Annual Blake Reynolds Memorial Run, featuring 10K/5K and 1-mile races, is set for Nov. 24 at Hardaway High School, 2901 College Drive, Columbus, GA. The 1 mile starts at 8:45 a.m. and the 10K and 5K race starts at 9 a.m.

Costs are $25 for 10K, $20 for 5K, and $15 for 1 mile. All proceeds benefit the Aaron Blake Reynolds Memorial Fund, a non-profit organization, which helps local wrestling programs and wrestlers. Late registration (the evening before and the day of race) will cost an extra $5. Late registration will be held at the Aaron Blake Reynolds Wrestling Facility at Hardaway High School on Friday, Nov. 23, from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday Nov. 24 from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Shirts are not guarantee at late registration. Awards for the 10K and 5K will be given for the overall top three male and female winners, top masters division male and female, and age group awards will be given in 10-year increments beginning with 9 and younger. A special age group award will be presented to the oldest age group runner.

Blake Reynolds was a Hardaway High School graduate and member of the school's wrestling team. He was studying management at the University of Georgia when he died suddenly due to a brain aneurysm. Learn more about Blake and register for the run at blakereynolds.net. Questions? Email lynnew@yahoo.com