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The 11th annual Suwanee Day 5K/10K Classic, a two-races-in-one event, will be run on Saturday, September 10. The start and finish lines for both the 5K and 10K routes are at Town Center Park.

Registration for the Suwanee Day Classic, organized by BodyPlex-Suwanee and SCI Companies, is available online through September 8 via www.suwaneeday.com. Registration also will be available from 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, September 9, at the Runners Expo at Suwanee City Hall and beginning at 6:30 a.m. at Town Center Park race day. Participants may register for one or both races.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides support and assistance to families of fallen and wounded military special operations personnel.

Getting underway at 8 a.m., the 5K route takes runners through historic Old Town and then into a neighborhood and up a memorable hill. The 10K race begins at 9 a.m. and goes along the Suwanee Creek Greenway, ending with another notable hill back up to Town Center.

This race is part of official Suwanee Day events. A celebration of community, the annual Suwanee Day festival will feature a parade, arts and crafts exhibitors, on-stage entertainment, rides and other children”s activities, fireworks, and The Lovin” Spoonful in concert. The festival will be held on Saturday, September 17, at Town Center Park. Admission is free.