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YWCA Youth Track or Treat Run

September 14, 2015

YWCA_logo orangeThe YWCA of Northwest Georgia will host the Fourth Annual Youth Track or Treat Run on Sunday, October 18, 2015, at Swift Cantrell Park in Kennesaw. The family friendly event is open to the entire community. Proceeds from the event will benefit the YWCA of Northwest Georgia’s Domestic Violence Shelter…the only one in Cobb County.  The event is endorsed by Fit City Kids and the City of Kennesaw.  Chairing this year’s event are Cris Eaton-Welsh and John Loud.

Entry fees for the Track or Treat is $15 per person (Race Day $20).  See website for special pricing for Scouts!  Register online at Online registration closes on Thursday, October 15th at midnight.

Event Schedule

1:45 p.m.        Check-in and late registration

2:00 p.m.        All activities begin

2:30 p.m.        1/2 Mile Race

2:45 p.m.        1 Mile Race

3:15 p.m.        Tot Trot/Family Run

3:30 p.m.        All awards

In addition, families may enjoy other activities such as archery provided my Cabela’s, crafts provided by the Home Depot, t-shirt decorating, face painting, dance contest and inflatables provided by FunFare.  The first race starts promptly at 2:30 PM, with race day check in and registration beginning at 1:45 PM.  Trick or Treating fun will follow the race.  Costumes are encouraged, but optional.

For further information, visit or contact 770-427-2902.

  • MORE  -The named sponsors for this year’s race include: WellStar Health System, SA White Oil Company, Cobb EMC, Verizon Wireless, Clear Channel, Genuine Parts Company, Orion Racing, Great Gig Dance, Holly Enterprises, Home Depot, Signs by Tomorrow, Ashton Staffing, Cabela’s, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Community & Southern Bank, Costco, Croy Engineering, Farmers Market Basket, First Landmark Bank, Fun Fair, Gas South, GDP Technologies, LOUD Security Systems, Moes, Primrose School of Kennesaw North, Publix, Smart Box Atlanta, The Brightside Newspapers, The School Box, Wells Fargo Bank. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information visit or by calling 770-423-3562.About the YWCA of Northwest Georgia

Domestic violence affects 1 in 4 women and sexual assault affects 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men in their lifetimes. The vision of the YWCA of Northwest Georgia, established in 1917, is to create a community free of domestic violence and sexual assault. Serving primarily Cherokee, Cobb and Paulding counties, the organization provides programs and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. For details on the YWCA’s programs and services, or how to be part of the solution, contact 770-427-2902 or visit To reach the 24-hour crisis line, call 770-427-3390.

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