Local church hosts color 5K run, walk in Richton

(The following is a press release from the First Pentecostal Church of Richton.)


The First Pentecostal Church of Richton will host a Save Our Children Color 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 9 at 7 a.m. at the Richton Family Park on Front Street.

After an explosion of color, at the start, the participants in the Color 5K will be "splashed" with colored powder at each kilometer marker followed by another explosion of color at the end of the race.

Registration for the Run/Walk begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. Early bird entries before March 20 are $30 and include a t-shirt. Entries after March 20 are $35, but no t-shirt is guaranteed. Each entry will receive a goody bag with items donated by area sponsors, a race bib, and souvenir eye protection.

Save Our Children is a fund drive that benefits youth camps, children's crusades, Sunday school teacher programs and other Sunday school ministries in Mississippi and throughout the world through missions.

For more information contact Timothy Goin at 601-590-5538 and timgoin321@gmail.com; or Micah Mills at 601-319-7876 and mmills2010@gmail.com.