Cherokee Choices Mother&#39,s Day 5K

City Bryson City
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Cherokee Choices Mother&#39,s Day 5K: race description

The 2016 Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk returns to the Kituwah Mound also known as the Mother Town. Hosted by Cherokee Choices, the new course has a bit of everything –, road, farm road, and trails - offering a complete review of the historic site.  The course is perfect for seasoned runners, first timers, and walkers.

 Cool shirts, great awards, and a great cause: all proceeds benefit the Cherokee Dialysis Support Group.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:

7:30 –, 8:30: On-site registration and packet pick up

9:00:   START 5K Run/Walk

Check out additional event details at race website.

Download a race flyer here. 

The Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk is a benefit for the Cherokee Dialysis Support Group/Dialysis Center. 100% of the money raised by this event goes toward these programs. Please suppport Cherokee Choices in the fight against diabetes by adding a donation to your registration. You can make a single contribution or sign up as a Fundraiser. Click on the “,Donate”, tab above for additional details.

 


Kituwah Mound –, the Mother Town

Kituwah is known as the Mother Town of the Cherokee People.  Hundreds of years ago, Kituwah Mound held the Council House and the first fire.  Around the mound was the Cherokee village.  During the time of the Removal (1830’s), the land was taken from the Cherokee including Kituwah.   Just within the last 25 years, the land has been returned the People.  Today it is many acres of farm land, although there is no village, the People use the land for gardens, dancing ceremonies and other important events Town

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