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Race this weekend: Homeruns for Hope
Race this weekend: Homeruns for Hope

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.

Visit homerunsforhope.org for more information and to register for the race.

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