New 5K benefits Knoxville Ladies of Charity

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Lace up your running shoes!

The Knoxville Whirlpool Whirlwinds Running Club is hosting their inaugural Knoxville L.E.A.P. 5K and kid’s mile. WATE 6 On Your Side is a sponsor for the event.

The race is May 6 on Neyland Drive in downtown Knoxville. The kid’s mile will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the 5k will begin at 8:30 a.m.

There will be awards for overal categories and unique trophies. Children under the age of 12 will receive a spinning medal for the Kid’s Mile.

The race proceeds will benefit the Knoxville Ladies of Charity and their community emergency assistance programs. Organizers say the race is a family friendly event and runners and walkers are welcome. Click here to register.

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