Spots still available for Saturday’s Aim for Excellence 5K fundraiser

Published 10:14 pm Thursday, August 2, 2018

Spots are still available in Saturday’s Aim for Excellence 5K and 1-mile fun run and walk.

The race will take place at Bloch Park and begins at 7:30 a.m.

Registration can be done online at runsignup.com/Race/AL/Selma/AIMFOREXCELLENCE5K or online at www.selmacityschools.com.

“The Aim for Excellence 5K and Fun Run and Walk is a first annual event that is part of our Selma City School’s Back to School Initiative,” said Courtney Washington the Community Engagement Specialist for SCS. “Our hope is to get everyone including students, parents and the community, excited about the upcoming school year. This event is just one of many that we have in store that we hope to be fun and engaging for everyone. Proceeds will benefit all Selma City Schools, and we invite everyone to sign up.”

Jill Burt, who is the 5K coordinator and the Adapted Physical Education Specialist and Lead Physical Education teacher for SCS.

“We are excited about the new things coming to the Selma City Schools this school year, and this event is a great way to bring us all together with continued motivation for the success of Team Selma,” Burt said.

Washington also said that Dr. Bill Potter donated much of his time and resources to the school system and also helped plan the event.

The cost for the 5K is $25 and $10 for the 1-mile fun run and walk.