SUWANEE, Ga. -- The city of Suwanee will host a race this weekend to benefit children's cancer treatment and research.
Homeruns for Hope 5K will be Saturday, Sept. 6 at Suwanee Town Center Park. It is an evening race; registration opens at 5:30 p.m., with runners set to take to the course at 7 p.m.
Advance registration is $20 for the 5K and $10 for a quarter-mile kids' run. The prices go up to $25 and $15, respectively, on race day. Money raised by the event will benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, CHOA's Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, and When Everyone Survives, a leukemia research foundation.
Runners will receive race T-shirts, goodie bags and access to a post-race showing of The Sandlot. The top male and female finishers and first finishers in each age group will get special awards.