About this Event
Apple Annie Charity 5K Benefiting Camp Hope and The Athens City Schools Foundation
NOTE: Currently only X-LARGE and XX-LARGE shirts are available.
Market St. W
Athens, AL 35611
Early Packet Pick-Up:
Friday, September 30th
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Athens Square (In Front of Trinity’s of Athens)
Day of Event:
Saturday, October 1st
7:00 AM- Packet Pick Up And Registration
7:50 AM- Registration Closes
8:00 AM- 5k Begins
9:15 AM- 5K Awards
5k Awards: Top 3 Male/Female Overall, Top 3 Male/Female in Age Groups
There will be a Family Fun Zone located near the end of the race finish line from 7:00 AM- 10:00 AM. The Family Fun Zone includes inflatables, games, face painting, food, music, etc. Awards will be given for the race and for the most spirited Apple Annie runner! Please come out and join us to run, walk, or play!
Camp Hope is a free, one-day summer camp for kids and teens who have experienced the death of a loved one, or loss such as incarceration and divorce. It might have happened this year or a few years ago and they don’t have to have relatives who have been a part of the Hospice programs. The camp serves any child or teen ages 5 to 15. Camp Hope is located at Camp Helen Baptist Campground in the East Limestone community. Events at Camp Hope include hanging out with other kids who have experienced loss, crafts and memory books, swimming, fishing, water slides, water balloon battles and face painting.
The Athens City Schools Foundation provides extra resources to teachers and students. The grant program was established by the Athens City Schools Foundation in 1995 to support creative teaching and to provide additional resources for explaining concepts and principals. The grants are part of ongoing efforts by the Foundation to promote education excellence. The grants were awarded at the Athens City School Teacher’s year-end meeting.
The goals of the Foundation are to: support the professional growth of faculty and staff, provide venture capital for creative programs, foster intellectual & cultural enrichment for all students, including out-of-school experiences, reward student academic achievement, supplement public funds for the acquisition of books, materials, & equipment, promote the education of the community about the schools & their needs, develop enrichment programs to address the needs of both the community & the schools, that exceed the national goals of excellence, promote greater parent participation in school activities, provide a means for individuals & organizations to share resources & gifts with the school, and preserve the rich tradition & heritage of the Athens City Schools.