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Run Like You've Been Stung Maumelle 5K

Maumelle Chamber - Monday, November 02, 2015

Maumelle, AR - On Saturday, November 14th the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the inaugural Run Like You've Been Stung Maumelle 5K at Maumelle High School.  Created by students in the National Junior Honor Society at Maumelle Middle School and facilitated through the Maumelle Chamber  Educational Committee, this 5K  is more than just a race. 

Groups of business leaders have taken this opportunity to  mentor to these young trailblazers on the importance of marketing, sales, business and teamwork to create this great race.  Working side by side with students this fun run event is designed to promote community wellness and pride.   The 5k course begins and ends at the Maumelle High School Stadium and winds through the Industrial park of Maumelle .  Advance registration is $25 for runners, $15 for students, $25 for virtual Runners or $35 the day of the race.  Participants will have an opportunity to pick up Race Packets on Thursday, November 12th from 9:00am to 8:00pm at the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce office located at 115 Audubon Drive, Suite 14 in the Town Centre Shopping Center.  On the day of the race registration will begin at 6:00am at the Maumelle High School Stadium and the race will kick off at 8:00am.  After the race is over runners and race supporters will have a chance to enjoy a Spirited Tailgate Experience in front of the Maumelle High School Football Stadium.  Race Sponsors will be handing out free promotional items, food and drinks.

The Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce Educational Committee had dedicated their time and efforts to help Maumelle Students by providing an opportunity for professional development, to share community connections and to establish partnership programs in Maumelle  The committee works closely with local schools to provide a program where students and business leaders can work towards the future.   In addition, the Maumelle Area  Chamber of Commerce Educational Committee oversees and creates events to fund the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program for Maumelle students .

The Run Like You've Been Stung Maumelle 5K is sponsored by Cintas Corporation, Arvest Bank, Melody's Day Spa and Skinner Chiropractic.  For more information, please contact Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Alicia Gillen at 501-851-9700 or email alicia@maumellechamber.com

 

 

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