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United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted

United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted

The Rising Sun United Methodist Church is sponsoring their 6th Annual 5K Bean Stalk during the 29th Annual Navy Bean Fall Festival. The event begins at the Rising Sun Riverfront near the old boat boat ramp at Second and Front Streets on Saturday, October 8 at 8 am. Participants will wind their way through the streets and waterfront areas of scenic Rising Sun.

Registration is $20 in advance (postmarked by September 26) or $25 on the day of the race. Checks should be made payable to RSUMC-5K.  Registration is from 7-7:45 am on Saturday, October 8.  Entries received by the September 26 postmark deadline will receive a t-shirt while supplies last.

Proceeds from this fundraising event go to the Rising Sun United Methodist Church for outreach projects.

Registration forms can be found at area businesses or obtainable by phone at (812) 577-7790 e-mail at NavyBean5K@yahoo.com.

The 29th Annual Navy Bean Fall Festival will be held on October 7 & 8 in Rising Sun. Information can be found at navybeanfestival.org or by calling (812) 438-2750. Lodging, eatery, event, and tourist attraction information can be obtained by calling the Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center at (888) 776-4786 or by logging on to enjoyrisingsun.com.

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