The 8th Annual Hometown Hope Run, hosted by the Gospel Rescue Mission in Muskogee, will be held on September 26th 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) and new to the event this year is a 5k fun bike.
This year theme is "Outrun the Rona" and all pre-registered participants will get an outrun the rona mask in their packet. This event will be a safe gathering with wave starts, no group gatherings, and social distancing encouraged throughout.
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 Cost Info: Pre-registration fee is $25 until Sept 17th. September 18th to race day is $30
- Fun Run: Pre-registration fee is $20 until September 17th. September 18th to Race day is $25
- Fun Bike: Pre-registration fee is $20 until September 17th. September 18th to Race day is $25
- Fill the Fridge Challenge: Runners are encouraged to bring a food item that needs to be refrigerated or frozen. These items will go out to those in need through GRM's food assistance program. The Individual or team that brings the most cold food items will win an award.
- T-shirts & Masks: Guaranteed for all who sign up before the price increase on September 20th. Shirts after that are first come first serve. All pre-registered participants will get an outrun the rona mask in their packet.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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