Root Rocket Run set for April 23 in east Fayetteville

Lace up your racing shoes, Fayetteville. It’s time for the annual Root Rocket Run.

The 5k race benefitting Root Elementary is set for Saturday, April 23 at the school.

The race begins at 8 a.m., and there are prizes for several categories, including a $100 gift card for the overall male and female winners. A one-mile fun run is also planned beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Registration is $25 for adults and $20 for children, and is open now at Late registration is availalbe the day of the event from 7-7:45 a.m. at the school.

Race packet pick-up is set for 2-6 p.m. on Friday, April 22 at the Root Elementary gym.

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