A local running club, Triple 8, will be holding a 2.5 mile Run for Boston on Saturday, April 20th.
The event will start at the Augusta Market at 8th Street and Reynolds Street at 8:00 a.m. and it is free and open to the public. There will also be a 2.5 mile walk leaving from the same location at 8:00 a.m.
The event is being held to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon attack that happened Monday afternoon.
Triple 8 will gladly take donations that will be sent to the victims and families of the attack. If you can't make the Run for Boston on Saturday, you can still make a donation! Please mail a check to:
Run for Boston
P.O. Box 211752
Augusta, GA 30917
Make checks payable to: The Augusta Market and write “Run for Boston” in the “for” section. All proceeds from race go the victims' families of the Boston Marathon tragedy.
Due to request, we have added a PayPal button
to the home page of The Augusta Market. If you cannot make it to the
race on Saturday, but would still like to contribute, go to http://www.theaugustamarket.com/ and click on the donate button.
News Channel 6 and Triple 8 thank you for your support!