Walkathon to benefit children’s hospital

May. 02, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

The third annual walkathon in Warrenton to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is set for May 17, beginning at the Warren County Armory Civic Center.

Registration for the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 9 a.m.

It will follow a five-mile route along Macon, North Main and Ridgeway streets, reversing at the Warren Hills Nursing Center. Refreshments will be available to walkers along the way.

The registration fee is $10. Participants younger than 18 years old must have a signed permission slip from a parent or guardian to participate.

Mary Dunson is sponsoring the walk. She is seeking donations of refreshments and volunteers to maintain water stations.

For more information or to register in advance, contact Dunson at (252) 257-3206.