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Team Arts Center, Run 4 It

Registration will open on April 1, 2019 for the 13th annual RUN FOR IT, a 2k walk and 5k race hosted by the Tucker Community Foundation.

This year’s race will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 in the town of Davis during the Leaf Peepers Festival. The 2k course is 1.2 miles around town, walk only and the 5k is 3.1 miles and winds through the town. The 5k is USATF sanctioned and the course is for walkers and competitive runners.

The registration cost is $10 with half of the entry fee supporting a charity of the participant’s choice. Individuals or teams can register online,, or download an entry form or event packet at

Teams must register before August 31. Racers can pre-register up to Sept. 24 or onsite (Davis Volunteer Fire Department) Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 and join a team.

The Tucker Community Foundation challenges participants to raise team support for the community causes and charities of their choice during a six-month campaign and then run or walk for that cause In September.

More than 200 cash awards are given to the teams raising the most awareness and support along with demonstrating the best effort or having the best T-shirt.

Half of entry fees, 100 percent of team sponsor donations, and 100 percent of race day awards are distributed to the cause represented.

Since its inception, RUN FOR IT has generated more than $1.75 million for participating organizations throughout the region. Last year more than 1,400 racers of all ages and abilities lined up to walk, run or roll (wheelchair or stroller).

Race sponsors are recognized throughout the six-month campaign and all contributions are tax deductible. To learn more about RUN FOR IT visit, or call 304-259-5008 or email