Seventh Annual Forrest Spence 5K Promises Fun for Families


The 7th annual Forrest Spence 5K is a wonderful event for all ages. Bring your friends and family to walk or run the 3.1-mile course through Overton Park on Saturday, August 23.

The Forrest Spence 5K begins at Overton Park near the pavilion on East Parkway at 8:00 a.m. This fun-filled day includes a 5K, a 1-mile fun run, a 100-yard dash, food, door prizes, music, and a great community of people, and a kid’s activity area with bounce houses, slides, face painting, games, and more is certain to provide fun for all! Strollers are welcome, and you can register online at All race proceeds benefit The Forrest Spence Fund.

The mission of the Forrest Spence Fund is to assist with the non-medical needs of critically or chronically ill children and their families throughout

the Mid-South. The Forrest Spence Fund touches countless lives each year, leaving fingerprints of compassion across our community.

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