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Panthers to host road race

Posted Jul 3, 2012

Start training for the 2012 season by participating in the Blue 5k presented by the Carolina Panthers and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina at Bank of America Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 4.

The 5k will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the Sir Purr Kids Combine at 8:15 a.m. Proceeds raised from the event will benefit Carolina Panthers Charities.

Runners may register online or print a registration form. Entry fees for the 5k are $25 by Aug. 3 and $35 on race day, and the registration fee for the Sir Purr Kids Combine is $10.

Following the race, there will be an awards ceremony and live music by Mick & The Ultras. Awards will be given in the following 5k divisions: top five overall male and female, top three masters male and female, top three male and female age groups, top three Clydesdale and Athena (men weighing 185 or more pounds and women weighing 140 or more pounds), top male and female baby joggers, and top male and female wheelchair.