Hootin an Hollarin Hillbilly 5k race is Saturday morning
Runners and walkers are invited to participate in Ozark County’s oldest 5k, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The race is a pet-friendly event, according to organizers.
Participants can register between 8 and 9 a.m. next to Gainesville City Hall, or they can pre-register by mail. Pick up a registration form at Shelter Insurance, which is sponsoring the event, or the Ozark County Times office. Mail the completed form to Doug Hawkins, Shelter Insurance, P.O. Box 115, Gainesville.
Pre-registration is $20. Registration the day of the event is $25. All participants receive a commemorative T-shirt.
This year, all proceeds from the race go to the Ozark County Health Department’s program that provides free school supplies for Ozark County students who need them.