Stories tagged with: Race For Grace

November 27, 2014 - 11:38am
22 weeks 3 days ago

While most people like to sleep in on their holiday day off, runners from around the area hopped out of bed bright and early for the 7th Annual Race for Grace on Thursday.

"Fortunately, we've been able to stay inside the church keep us warm, but it's getting a little chilly," said runner Crae Merryman.

And, young runner Isach Leavy said that it was, "Very, very, very cold and chilly."

191 runners from across the area participated in the run, which was...

November 28, 2013 - 11:05am
1 year 22 weeks ago

Some area residents burned a few calories Thursday, before they even sat down to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner...

Runners from across the area participated in the 6th Annual 5K Race for Grace in downtown Zanesville. Grace United Methodist Church sponsors the run, with the proceeds benefitting a local charity each year.

"Our outreach committee at church decided they wanted to do something to A. Promote health in the community, but also benefit one of the local charities, and this...

November 24, 2011 - 11:29am
3 years 23 weeks ago

Before eating that huge Thanksgiving meal, runners hit the pavement for the 4th annual Race for Grace 5K.

Grace United Methodist Church held the race as a fundraiser for the food pantry at Eastside Community Ministry. Event Planner, Becky Woods, says each year has been a success with an additional 30-40 runners this year.

"It's great. It shows that people are willing to support other people in the community and I think it shows we are an active community," said Woods....

January 1, 2010 - 3:40pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

The snow and below freezing temperatures didn't stop runners from participating in the Race For Grace Friday morning.

More than 60 runners and walkers lined up on Shinnick Street next to Grace United Methodist Church in downtown Zanesville for the Race For Grace. Each runner paid a registration fee and all the money will benefit Grace United Methodist Church.

"Our goal was to start the new year off fresh with a healthy thought, getting back into the swing of a...

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