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Special Olympics 5K
The Fourth Annual Tioga County Special Olympics 5K will be at 9am on Saturday, April 6 at Packer Park on Queen Street in Wellsboro. The purpose of the 5K is to raise money in support of year-round sports training and competition for local Special Olympics athletes. The start and finish will be on the grass at Packer Park with the 3.1-mile course looping through Wellsboro’s paved back streets. Runners and walkers who register on or before Sunday, March 31 will pay a $20 entry fee. For an entry form, email Sue Sticklin at [email protected] or visit runsignup.org. Mail a completed entry form and check payable to the Tioga County Special Olympics for the entry fee to the Tioga County Special Olympics, Attention: Sue Sticklin, 33 Pearl Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901. On race day, registration will be from 7:45 to 8:45am. The $25 entry fee can be paid by check or in cash. Awards will be presented to the overall male and female finishers and medals to the first, second and third place finishers in each age division. The male and female categories are: 12 and under, 13-17 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. T-shirts for race day registrants are “first come, first served” while supplies last.