Skip to main content

The 2nd Annual Garage Youth Center 5k Trail Run to be held Sept. 20

07/30/2014 01:26PM, Published by Lev, Categories: In Print, Sports, Arts+Entertainment



The Garage Community & Youth Center announced it’s second annual Garage Youth Center 5k Trail Run. This event will take place on Saturday, September 20th at Goddard Park in West Grove, PA. The 5k run will begin at 9:00 AM and the free Kids Fun Run will begin at 10:00 AM.

The run will raise funds for the ongoing operation of the youth centers in Kennett Square and West Grove, including funds to provide safe and reliable transportation for students in Landenberg, Avondale, and Jennersville to the Garage Youth Center in West Grove.

Adult registration costs $25/person before August 20th and $35/person after August 20th. Student registration costs $15/person. Local businesses and community groups are encouraged to organize a team of 10 or more participants, who can register at a discounted rate of $17.50/person.

You can register online at www.garageyouthcenter.orgwww.garageyouthcenter.org under our “Happenings” page.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for local businesses to advertise on the race t-shirts, and volunteers are needed on race day.

The Garage has two centers, in Kennett Square and in West Grove. Organizationally, 500 students pass through our doors annually for tutoring, mentoring, community service opportunities, computer lab use, youth groups and enrichment activities. The Garage exists because of the passion and dedication of an entire community that care about our mission: to empower students to reach their potential academically, socially and spiritually. The effectiveness of the Garage is in large part the result of this partnership with local community organizations, schools, churches, businesses and individuals who share our mission to help our students reach their potential.

To learn more about the Garage or the 5k Trail Run, please contact Nora Ganow, at Nora.ganow@garageyouthcenter.org, or 610-869-4400.





Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



west grove 5k garage youth center 5k trail run


You might also like

Thumb_stormy-weather

Group pitches emergency radio station concept to township board

Residents of the West Grove and Avondale areas may soon be able to tune into an emergency radio station.

West Grove Garage Student Council receives award

Chester County Community Foundation looks for Chester County citizens who have made a notable effort to improve their communities.
Thumb_img_8150

West Grove teen studying Chinese as part of National Security Language Initiative

West Grove teenager Anthony Zunino learns about Chinese language and culture during his six week stay.

  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    11/27/2014
    01:00pm — 07:00pm

    The Yardley Inn is hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, Thursday, November 27, 2014. Enjoy the special fe...


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

 

Chester County High School Sports