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Annual Black Saturday 5K held Nov. 8

BOONE—The 6th Annual Black Saturday 5K will be held Nov. 8 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Holmes Convocation Center on Rivers Street. The race is a fundraiser for the Recreation Management Association, a student organization, at Appalachian State University. Proceeds will benefit the Dr. Wayne Williams Scholarship Fund.

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Early registration is $15 for students and $20 for non-students if received by Wednesday, Nov. 5. Registration the day of the race is $25 for everyone, but greater amounts of donation are welcome.

Individuals registering for the race will be entered into a drawing for door prizes, but they must be present to win. Refreshments will be provided. T-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parking will be available at the convocation center parking lot until 9:30 a.m. Cars remaining after 9:30 a.m. will be towed at owners expense.

For more information on the 5K, go to