Miles in Martinsville, under the auspices of the Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA, is pleased to announce the kickoff of its fall race season. The Harvest Moon 10K & 5K will be run on Friday, September 21, 2018. Starting time is 7:00 PM. Participants may pick up their packets with race bibs on Friday, September 21 from Noon - 4:00 PM at the YMCA - 3 Starling Avenue; and from 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM at the Gazebo on Depot Street. Race day registration is also available at these times. Runners are strongly encouraged to register online at www.milesinmartinsville.com.
This annual event is known for its fun and family atmosphere, often with kids carrying light sticks and runners wearing headlamps. The races will be followed with snacks, craft brews from Mountain Valley Brewing, and dancing to the music of local performers. This annual event is expected to attract a substantial crowd of runners and fans.
Miles in Martinsville conducts a series of eight races throughout the year with this effort being supported by numerous community sponsors. Title Sponsors for the series include Friedrichs Family Eye Care Center, The Tourism Division of Henry County/Martinsville EDC, and SOVAH Health of Martinsville. Full details on the Harvest Moon 10K & 5K and other Miles in Martinsville events can be found at: www.milesinmartinsville.com.