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Ready to run? Here's a list of upcoming races in the area

Here are some upcoming races in the Columbus area:

RUN FOR THE KITCHEN 5K AND ONE MILE FUN RUN

When: 8 a.m. Saturday

Where: CSU Intramural Field on University Avenue

Registration: Day-of only; $10 for the fun run, $25 for the 5K

Sponsored by: Junior League of Columbus

Cause: The goal is to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and reverse the growth of childhood obesity. Proceeds will support the Junior League’s programs and projects that focus on their signature issue, The Healthy Child.

Contact: 706-663-2961

SMA 5K AND 2K EAT ’N RUN

When: 9 a.m. Saturday

Where: Hardaway High School, 2901 College Drive

Registration: $20, $10 for ages 3-10 online through Thursday; $25, $15 for ages 3-10 on race day

Sponsored by: Many local businesses, with Rivertown Ford as the platinum sponsor

Cause: Inspired by two local boys with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, all proceeds will benefit Families of SMA

Other activities: Stick around after the race for a performance by local band Classic Addict, face painting, an appearance by Monkey Joe and food.

EUFAULA PILGRIMAGE 5K/1-MILE FUN RUN

When: 8 a.m. CDT April 2

Where: Rails for Trails, across from the Eufaula Champber of Commerce, 333 East Broad St., Eufaula, Ala.

Registration: $15 through March 30, $20 after March 30; $10 no-shirt option; $3 for Fun Run (ages 12 and younger)

Sponsored by: Eufaula Heritage Association

Contact: Lance Osborne, 334-432-3954

BIG DOG TRAIL RUN 10K

When: 8:30 a.m. April 9

Where: Flat Rock Park

Registration: $25 through April 4; $30 on race day

Sponsored by: Big Dog Running Co.; registration forms available at the store

CELEBRITY CLASSIC 5K RUN/WALK AND 10K RUN

When: 8 a.m. April 16

Where: National Infantry Museum, 3800 South Lumpkin Road

Registration: $20 through April 15; $25 on race day, beginning at 6 a.m.

Sponsored by: Columbus Regional

Cause: Proceeds benefit the John B. Amos Cancer Center

Contact: Sandy Lewack, 706-660-6115

CODY’S RUN, 5K & 1-MILE FUN RUN

When: 8 a.m. April 23

Where: Columbus State University

Registration: $20 or $15 for ages 14 and younger through April 15; $25 or $20 for ages 14 and younger on race day

Sponsored by: Columbus State University

MIDTOWN CLASSIC 5K AND 1-MILE FUN RUN

When: 8 a.m. April 30

Where: Wynnton United Methodist Church, 2412 Wynnton Road

Registration: $10 for fun run; $15 for Columbus Roadrunners members, $20 for non-members before April 15; $25 after April 15

Sponsored by: Wynnton UMC

Cause: To raise money for the Wynnton Neighborhood Network and Wynnton Neighborhood Housing.

RIVER ROAD RUN, 5K & 1-MILE RUN/WALK

When: 8 a.m. May 7

Where: River Road Elementary

Registration: $15 through April 22, $20 through race day for the 5K; $10 through April 22, $12 through race day for the 1 mile; $8-$12 for River Road Elementary students and staff

Sponsored by: River Road PTA

MISS GEORGIA 5K PAJAMA RUN

When: 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 17

Where: RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway

Registration: $20 through June 10; $25 June 11-16; $30 on race day

Sponsored by: Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant

Cause: Proceeds benefit the Miss Georgia Scholarship Fund and Children’s Miracle Network

Other activities: Classic Addict will perform at 10 p.m.

Special instructions: Wear cute and tastefully outlandish pajamas

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