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Wednesday, 06 October 2010 20:26

Lace up for the Bethel Half Marathon

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The 17th annual Bethel Half Marathon and 5K race will be held Saturday, Oct. 9.

The two routes follow back roads through the pastoral setting of Bethel. The race is known for its unique awards given to top finishers in each age class.

The race starts at 8:30 a.m. from the Bethel Middle School gym on Sonoma Road. Organizers will use chip timing for the first time this year.

Day-of registration starts at 7 a.m. Cost is $25 and includes hot soup, fruit, drinks and door prizes.

Proceeds benefit the Bethel Rural Community Organization. www.bethelrural.org or 828.506.0939.

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