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Did someone say... TURKEY?! Our second annual Skinny Turkey 5K/10K is fast approaching. Run off those extra holiday pounds through the beautiful Boaz area in your craziest Thanksgiving attire. The route will follow through Snead State Community College, the Boaz Sportsplex, and Boaz Elementary School on all paved roads with some small hills. The 5K and 10K will begin and end at the Boaz Recreation Center with water stations and port-o-potties available along the route. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be given to each age group at the awards ceremony. There will be no refunds, the race will be held rain or shine! Packet pick up will be on Wednesday, November 27th from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM and on Saturday, November 30th from 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM. If you did not register in time to receive a shirt, we will be taking orders for shirts during packet pick up. The order will be made the week following the race. Shirts must be paid in full ($15) and are pick up only, shipping is not available. The race is administered by the Boaz Parks and Recreation Department. The course is certified, numbers AL18035JE and AL18036JE. Age Groups: 12 &under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & over
"At Second Chance Shelter our Mission is to find loving and lasting homes for adoptable companion animals." The Boaz Parks and Recreation Department is honored to work in partnership Second Chance Shelter, a non-profit, no-kill dog shelter that saves and houses dogs until they can be adopted to their forever home. They believe every dog has a story and every story deserves a happy ending! Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, and their website for more information on how you can change a dog's life today!
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The routes will follow through Snead State Community College, the Boaz Sportsplex, and Boaz Elementary School on all paved roads with some small hills. The 5K and 10K will begin and end at the Boaz Recreation Center with water stations available along the route. The race is administered by the Boaz Parks and Recreation Department. The course is certified, numbers AL18035JE and AL18036JE.
Parking is available at the Boaz Rec Center in 3 areas: the parking lot in front of the main entrance, the side parking lot near the pool entrance, and the parking lot behind the building near the ball fields. Parking is also available across the street from the Rec Center in the Snead State parking lot.