Thursday, August 20, 2009

Final Miles of Mooresville event of '09

Meant to alert you guys about this earlier in the week, but ... better late than never, right?

The next -- and last -- Miles of Mooresville of the season is set for Friday night starting at 7. Registration again opens at 5:45 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center on Main Street in downtown Mooresville.

Race director Vince Pastore said the July event saw an increase in participation to just shy of 200 runners: "We are anticipating another increase for the August race. All of our participants have been enjoying themselves and the next race will promise more running, fun and beer."

What: 1-, 2- and 3-mile races.
Where: All races start at Main and Center streets.
When: One-mile race starts at 7; the two- and three-mile events will follow, with breaks between each race.
Cost: For $18, runners can participate in any or all of these races.
Why: Proceeds will be donated to local charities in the Mooresville area, including the Humane Society of Iredell County.
Swag: Each runner will receive a technical T-shirt and two free beers (ID required).

Miles of Mooresville is a Queen City Timing race series. Official site: Click here. To register: Click here.