On Saturday, April 23, Wynnton United Methodist Church in Columbus will sponsor and host the 10th Annual Midtown Classic 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run. The One Mile Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. where participants may walk or run. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m.
Wynnton UMC is proud to reside in and support the midtown area in all its beauty and charm. The race course will begin at Wynnton UMC and run through the Lakebottom area and then return to the Wynnton?UMC site. All age groups will participate and awards will be given from ages 0-70+.
The proceeds of this community event will support the Wynnton Neighborhood Network, a non-profit organization that provides food and other necessities to families in Midtown Columbus, and Wynnton Neighborhood Housing, a non-profit organization that improves the quality of life through the elimination of substandard housing in the East Wynnton Neighborhood and Backpacks of Grace, a ministry providing food for elementary students on the weekends.
Following the race, Wynnton UMC will host an after-race party providing free food and drinks for all participants and their families. There will also be live music.
Call the church at 706-324-2424 or visit www.wynntonumc.org for more information.