Backpack International holding ‘5K, 1-Mile Fun Run’ event on April 4


Special to the
Opelika Observer

Local nonprofit Backpack International will be holding a “5K and 1-Mile Fun Run” on April 4 at Town Creek Park in Auburn.
Participants may run or walk any of the races and are asked to bring a hygiene product, toy or school supply item for the organization’s annual summer mission trip to Guyana in South America. This is a rain-or-shine event.
For more information, donate or volunteer, send email to The park is located at 1150 S. Gay St. Both races will start at 8 a.m.
About Backpack International:
Backpack International, Inc. is a local nonprofit organization with a mission to share the love of Christ Jesus with children in need around the world, by ministering to their spiritual, physical, social and academic needs.


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