Squash for Josh race planned for Sept. 22
The first Squash for Josh 5K and 1-mile run will be held Sept. 22 in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
The 5K will start at 9 a.m. and the 1-mile run will start at 9:15 a.m.
The race is done in memory of Joshua Moore, who was fatally shot March 9, 2011, during an altercation in Midway.
Racers can register online at Active.com for $15 per person before Sept. 18. Race-day registrations are cash only and cost $20 per person. All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt and goody bag, while those registering on race day will get goody bags with T-shirts while supplies last.
Registration and packet pick-up will begin at 7 a.m. the day of the race. Organizers are accepting donations and sponsorships. Sponsors will have their companies logos placed on T-shirts. Race-day volunteers are also needed. For more information, call Danielle Byrne at 478-956-2940 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds will be donated to the Richmond Hill Police department and Crime Stoppers.