The 10th Annual Hometown Hope Run, hosted by the Gospel Rescue Mission in Muskogee, will be held on September 24th at the Gospel Rescue Mission's new location at 323 Callahan St. There will be a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk, a chip timed 5k on a USATF certified course (scroll down for course map).
This will be the 10th year anniversary celebration of this event! It was started in 2013 by a church small group that felt led to do something positive for the mission and the community. The first 5 years of the event, it was held at the old GRM facility at 2nd and Elgin. When the Gospel Rescue Mission moved to it's new home on Callahan in 2018, the event also made the move and this will be year 5 at the new location.
This is race is sanctioned by the United States Track and Field Association (USATF) and medals will be awarded to USATF Standard Age Groups (Every 5 year Age Groups) for the 5k race.
Key Dates and Details:
- 5k Pricing: Pre-registration fee is $25 until Sept 11th. September 12th to race day is $30
- Fun Run Pricing Pre-registration fee is $20 until September 11th. September 12th to Race day is $25
- T-shirt Guarantee deadline: September 9th (Shirts are first come first serve after this date)
- Packet pick up/Late Registration: Available at the Gospel Rescue Mission (323 Callahan Muskogee, OK) the Friday before the race from 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Packet Pickup and Registration is also available on race day starting at 6:30 am.
- Questions about this Race???
You can click the questions box below or send an email to the Hometown Hope Race Committee: Rich Schaus email@example.com
About the Gospel Rescue Mission:
The Gospel Rescue Mission, Inc. was established in 1931 and has since been the Muskogee area's primary resource for those struggling in the crisis of hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness. We are a 501/c/3 non-profit corporation whose stated Partnering with the community to serve those who are in crisis to restore them to freedom and purpose through the transforming power of the gospel. Surviving on donations and volunteers the Gospel Rescue Mission strives to maintain the highest possible Christian standard in all its work by providing:
• Shelter and food for Men, Women, and Families
• Drug & Alcohol Recovery Support Program
• Spiritual Counseling and Encouragement
• Volunteer Opportunities
Jesus said; “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.” Matthew 25:35 & 36