Mission's 3rd Annual Freedom 5K
Westminster, MD
10/31/2018 10:12 AM
Westminster Rescue Mission to Host 5K fundraiser

Westminster Rescue Mission is hosting a 5-kilometer cross-country, trail run/walk on Saturday, November 3, 2018 to raise funds for its life-saving, life-transformational work.

The 3rd Annual Freedom 5K Run/Walk will take off around 9:30 a.m. from the Rescue Mission, at 658 Lucabaugh Mill Road in Westminster.  The race Presenting Sponsor is the Law Office of Shaw and Morrow.  Penguin Random House and InfoPathways/Freedom Broadband are Mile Marker sponsors.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Contact Angela Phillips at 410-848-2222 ext. 18 for details.

The McDaniel College, ROTC Honor Guard will provide the opening ceremonies presentation of the colors additionally there will be live patriotic and freedom themed music throughout the morning. Race food and a light lunch will be provided at the conclusion of the run.

Participants will travel a scenic, cross-country route through the Rescue Mission and Penguin Random House properties, on through Bennett Cerf Park before returning to the Mission to cross the finish line.

Registration on the day of the race is available for $35 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Penguin Random House complex on Hahn Road.  Race participants will park at PRH and be shuttled to the Mission’s campus for the festivities and run.

The Westminster Rescue Mission opened its doors in 1968 with a thrift store and addiction recovery program on Green Street. Today, the mission sits on a large campus on Lucabaugh Mill Road, where it runs a long-term, faith based, residential addiction recovery program, a food distribution program and The Mission Store.

The Mission has served the least, the last and the lost in our community for 50 years. 

For more information about WRM services or to learn more about the Freedom 5K Run/Walk, go to https://westminsterrescuemission.org/event/third-annual-freedom-5k/ or call Angela Phillips at 410-848-2222, ext. 18.

Angela Phillips
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