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‘Race for Grace’ 5K set for this Saturday
Grace Sheer
Grace Sheer. - photo by For the Dawson County News

Dawsonville Fit Body Boot Camp and Five Star NTP are hosting a 5K race in honor of Grace Sheer on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park. 

Sheer was a senior at Dawson County High School who lost her life in a car wreck earlier this year.

All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Grace Sheer Scholarship Fund.

The fund will provide a scholarship for one female athlete at Dawson County High School who exemplifies Sheer through her work ethic, kindness and dedication to not only athletics, but also academically and with her outstanding character.

Individual entry is $30 until race day. A t-shirt in your size is guaranteed if you registered by July 8, then are available while supplies last.

If you don’t want a t-shirt, registration is $25 until race day.

If you can’t make it on the day, you can register for a virtual 5K for $27. Times must be submitted by July 15.

Early packet pickup will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. July 13 at Dawsonville Fit Body Boot Camp in the Publix shopping center.

Awards will go to the top three overall male and female finishes, to the top three overall masters male and female finishes, to the overall grand master (age 50 and over) finishes, the overall senior grand master (age 60 and over) finishes, as well as other age group awards.

Check-in opens at 7 a.m.  and the 5K starts at 8 a.m.

Veterans Memorial Park is located at 186 Recreation Road in Dawsonville.

For tickets or more information visit raceroster.com and search for Grace Sheer or type in https://raceroster.com/events/2018/17699/race-for-grace-5k.