No Excuse for Abuse 5k – June 9, 2012 – Marion, NC

No Excuse for Abuse 5k Course (click for interactive version)

A good race in Marion for an important cause. From the race organizers:

Please join us for the 2nd Annual No Excuse for Abuse 5K on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 9:00am.

The course is mixed with flat terrain and some small hills. Runners will start at the McDowell County Courthouse and run down Main St. onto Rutherford Rd. and then turning onto Virginia Ave then onto Spring St. At Spring St. runners will get onto the Pea Vine Trail and run the trail to State St. Runners will then run up State St. until they get to S. McDowell Ave. They will run to Azalea St. and Robert St. turning onto Fleming Ave. Runners will then follow Fleming Ave. to Main St. where they will finish at the Courthouse.

The Family Services of McDowell County, Inc. is McDowell County’s ONLY Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Agency. All proceeds from the No Excuse for Abuse 5K will go to help Family Services of McDowell County, Inc.

More information and online registration are available at

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