The Boy Scouts Conquistador Council in conjunction with the Roswell Parks and Rec. and the Roswell Runners Club will be sponsoring the 1st Annual Race for Backpacks.
The event is scheduled for Feb. 5th 2011 in Cahoon Park. It will be a 5K run and a 5K walk. A school backpack is the entry fee to participate that will be later donated to Chaves County CASA. Race day pre-registration will be from 7:30am-8:30am and the race will begin at 9:00am in Cahoon Park located at 1101 W. 4th. Overall awards go to first place male and female. Ribbons to first thru third place and both male/female finishers in all age groups. T-shirts go to the first 100 participants. For more information please contact Parks & Recreation at 624-6720 or Matt Gardner at 623-2627.
CASA is grateful to Matt Gardner for choosing to benefit CASA with his Eagle Scout Project.