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First Annual SK5K Race of Hope for CJD

Posted on 4/26/2013 by Rebecca Woodcock

First Annual SK5K Race of Hope for CJD

The SK5K Race of Hope for CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease) will host their first annual race at Tanglewood Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

"There will be a 5K walk and a 5K run. Adult registration is $30/person and includes a free t-shirt. Children 12 and under can register for free.

This event is to help raise money and awareness for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in loving memory of Sandra Kelly.

All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc.

To register/donate, please visit: http://sk5kraceofhope.com

Information received from Jennifer Johnson, event organizer.

The abovementioned event and organization are not affiliated with Forsyth County in any way. It is a separate and independent organization, which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. This event is a contractual agreement between the organization and Forsyth County.


General Park Information

  • Pets must be under control of their owner and kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. All pets must have current inoculations for rabies. Pets must be kept and never left unattended. Pet owners are responsible for their pets using the designated waste area and cleaning up after their pets at the designated area.
  • Golf, Horse Stables, Hiking Trails and Accommodations are available year-around.
  • Gardens are open year-around. Blooming seasons vary.
  • Tennis activities are available from April to November.
  • Water activities can be enjoyed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • $8.00 - Passenger Vans and Buses
    • $2.00 - All other vehicles
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Welcome Center for $50.00 for passenger vans and buses and $25.00 for all other vehicles. Entrance fees and annual passes do not include admission to special events.