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It's TURKEY TIME!!! Our third annual Skinny Turkey 5K/10K is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020. 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 along the route. Finisher medals will be given at the finish line and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age group (male and female) will receive prizes at the awards ceremony. There will be no refunds, the race will be held rain or shine!
**Please note, a new date has been added for packet pick up as of November 2nd.**
We will have packet pick up in two different locations the week of the race. Packets can be picked up Wednesday, November 18th, at Fleet Feet of Huntsville 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. The next dates will be Thursday, November 19th, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Friday, November 20th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Boaz Rec Center. Participants can also pick up packets Saturday, November 21st (race day morning) from 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM.
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 with 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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We are excited to announce Peoples Independent Bank as our 2020 Skinny Turkey Diamond Sponsor!
“At Peoples Independent Bank, our mission is to own and manage local independent community banks which have as their utmost goal – personal service. We will strive to offer our customers quality banking products combined with a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. We endeavor to invest a generous portion of our time and finances in the progress and growth of the communities in which we serve. We also are continually searching for new and better ways to meet the financial needs of our communities, whether it be through new banking technology, ongoing education, or simply by listening and responding to our customers’ ever-changing needs. To accomplish our goals we must maintain a foundation of strength and soundness from which to operate. Leadership from our officers and directors and the efficiency of loyal well-trained employees provide this base. In short, our goal is to please our shareholders and customers alike, and live up to our pledge.”
“You’ll Like Banking With Us!”
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.
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