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Pioneer 5K proceeds to benefit WCMS cross country
WCMS cross country coach Patty Kelly instructs runners of the team during practice Friday afternoon. Kelly and the cross country team will hold the Pioneer 5K at Nunley Stadium on Aug. 20 starting at 8 a.m.
The Warren County Middle School cross country team has been hard at work this summer in its inaugural season as it continues to add new runners.Since the cross country team is new to WCMS, it’s been trying to raise money and head coach Patty Kelly has found a way to do so.At Nunley Stadium on Aug. 20 at 8 a.m., the cross country team will be holding the Pioneer 5K, in which all proceeds will benefit the team.Participants will start on the track, go around WCMS and ends back at the track, twice. The course is exactly 3.1 miles and includes hills, trails and road running. The race is for anyone in the McMinnville community with the entry fee set at $25 and includes a T-shirt or $15 to enter without receiving a T-shirt.There will be prize bags given to the winners and there will be a one-mile fun run for the kids.