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YMCA of Columbia Introduces New Course and Lengths for Annual Run Red Bank 5K, 10K & Kids’ Fun Run on May 31, 2014 in Lexington

[COLUMBIA, SC – April 24, 2014] – The YMCA of Columbia announces the Run Red Bank race at the Lexington Family YMCA on May 31, 2014 will have a new, safer and more flat course that starts and ends at the Y, and will have a 10K and Kids’ Fun Run option available in addition to the 5K.

“We are very excited about the new route for our Run Red Bank Race,” says Erin Roof, Race Director for the YMCA of Columbia.

“The course is welcoming to beginners and pros alike. We also have added 10K option this year for the more advanced runners.”

The entry fees are as follows:

Kids Fun Run: $10

Early Registration (by May 15): $25 for 5K; $30 for 10K

Late Registration (by May 30): $30 for 5K; $35 for 10K

Race Day Registration: $35 for 5K; $40 for 10K

5K Group Entry (by May 15): $20 per person

The YMCA of Columbia’s 2014 Race Series consists of six races at various YMCA branches. The proceeds from each race benefit the YMCA of Columbia’s Annual Campaign, which lives by its mission to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities each day by never turning anyone away who cannot afford a YMCA program or service. Last year, through generous donations, the YMCA of Columbia helped 9,400 individuals including youth, families, adults and seniors in our community.

A $75 cash prize will be awarded to the Men/Women winners of the 5K and the 12K. Registration and more information is available at http://www.columbiaymca.org.

YMCA of Columbia’s 2014 Race Series is made possible by Presenting Sponsors, Palmetto Health and Kohl’s, and Series Sponsors, The State Media Company and BB&T.

About the YMCA of Columbia

Over the past century and a half, the YMCA of Columbia has been a community-transforming institution, not only in the Midlands, but in the entire United States. The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Regardless of age, income or background – the Y works to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. Please visit www.columbiaymca.org for more information.

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