Sandy Springs, GA
By Kristal Dixon (Patch Staff)
On Saturday, the second annual Footprints for the Future 5K will wind through the heart of Sandy Springs in an effort to help the city’s public school children embark on a successful future.
The race, which will benefit the Sandy Springs Education Force, will be held Nov. 14 at Lake Forrest Elementary School.
The 5K, a certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier, will include chip timing and a professional finish line provided by Georgia Multisports Productions. The event also includes a pre-race warm-up led by fitness professionals and live entertainment including a DJ, vendor booths and a one-mile Family Fun Run.
T-shirts and swag bags with giveaways from sponsors and community supporters will be given to all race participants.
Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the 5K will start at 8 a.m. The Family Fun Run gets underway at 9 a.m. Race-day registration fees are $35 for adults and teens age 13 and older and $15 for children 12 and under.
Organizers will only accept cash for race-day registration.
Lake Forrest Elementary School is located at 5920 Sandy Springs Circle NE.
The Sandy Springs Education Force is the city’s leading educational organization dedicated to inspiring and supporting all of the city’s public school students to graduate and pursue productive lives beyond high school by providing educational and enrichment programs through community collaboratives.
For more information, visit the organization’s website.
Photo credits: Sandy Springs Education Force