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Local churches holding 5K run/walks, Sept. 28-29
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Macedonia Fitness and Fellowship 5K, Sept. 28

Macedonia Baptist Church will hold their inaugural Fitness and Fellowship 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 28, 8 a.m., at 1052 Barton Street, Conyers, GA 30012. Come for morning of fitness and fellowship with the Rockdale County community and beyond. T-shirts are included with all paid registrations. Registration for ages 16 and up is $25, ages 6 to 15 is $20, ages 5 and under are free. For registration, go to . For more information, go to or contact Anita Farmer, 770-922-2661,


7th Day Adventist InStep for Life 5K, Sept. 29

The Conyers Seventh-day Adventist Church Health and Temperance Department will host its first annual InStep for Life 5K Walk/Run Event Sunday, Sept. 29, at 8 a.m. This event is in concert with the nation’s annual Let’s Move Day, spearheaded by First Lady Michelle Obama, to raise public awareness about the issue of childhood obesity and the priority for raising healthy families. Proceeds will support the church’s community health and wellness outreach activities. 

The 5K course begins at 1095 Honey Creek Road SE and ends at the Conyers SDA Church (3001 Old Salem Road). Prizes will go to the top male and female winners in each age category. The entrance fee is $12. Pre-registration is ongoing until Sept. 28. To register, go to  Checks should be written to “Conyers SDA Church.”  Deadline for mail-in registration is Sept. 22.  

For more information, contact Erica Charles (, Viviene McCatty (, or 678-358-8832, 404-966-8039.