Flo-Town 5k to hit the path this weekend

Flo-Town 5k to hit the path this weekend

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – On Saturday, you may catch a lot of runners taking part in the Flo-Town 5k.

It kicks off Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at the Regional Waster Water Management facility.

Once underway, runners will take off and run a little more than three miles on the Florence trail system.

"We are over at the City of Florence's Stockade trails, which makes up about eight miles of the trails system, we will only be doing 3.1 for the 5k. It's a great time to come out and see how beautiful the trail is," said Amanda Pope, CMO Administrator for the City of Florence.

The run costs $25 and everyone who participates will be get a T-shirt.

The event is family and friendly and is a great time to stay healthy and fit while giving back to the community.

"We have a Couch-to-5k program every year for our employees and we wanted to end with our own event, so we partnered with the track club. It seemed like a fitting partnership and they will receive all the proceeds from the events," Pope said.

If you want to register before Saturday, you can stop by the administrative offices in the Florence City Center.

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