The Fort Bend Optimist Club Sugar Land conducts an annual fund raising event to support their community youth activities. The event is a Fun Run / Walk and will be held on Sunday, November 4. The goal is to raise $30,000 to celebrate the 30th year of helping the youth in Fort Bend County.
Gold level sponsors ($1,000 or more) will have their name and / or logo on the front of the T-shirt. Silver level sponsors ($500 or more) will have their name or logo in large print on the back of the T-shirt. Bronze level sponsors ($250 or more) will have their names in smaller letters on the back of the t-shirt.
The 8:30 a.m. 5K certified race will be followed by a 2-mile walk at 8:40 a.m. Both events will begin at Sugar Land Memorial Park, located at the corner of Commonwealth Blvd. and University Blvd.
Trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers in each 10-year age group. After the race, door prizes, gift certificates, golf packages, etc., will be given away at a drawing. The goal this year is to exceed 200 participants. Pre-registration is $20 before October 25th and $25 after that date and on race day.
Registration Forms may be found at various health clubs, Sweetwater Country Club, local businesses and at the Texas Running Company, 15890 S.W. Freeway, Sugar Land, or On-line at: www.signmeup.com86940. For more information to sponsor the Fun Run, call Mel Haycraft (281) 208-2838 or Bill Johnson at (281) 734-3349.