Corner Store hosts charitable 5K Country Run in LR
Family-friendly fun run to benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters and local children’s charities
Corner Store, a Fortune 500 convenience chain based in San Antonio, Texas, is introducing its inaugural signature charity event, a 5K fun run series called the Corner Store Country Run that will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and local children’s charities. The eight-city series is coming to Little Rock on Saturday, Sept. 20, and will take place at The Park at War Memorial Stadium at 7:30 am. The course will be country-themed with hay bales, corn stalks and giant inflatable cows and pigs. Participants are encouraged to dress the part with over-the-top country attire, and to stick around after the run for a free country fair that features eats and drinks, live music, a beer garden, carnival games and giveaways from sponsors. Partners and sponsors include Little Rock Parks & Recreation, Oak Farms, Michelob Ultra and Coca-Cola.For a full list of sponsors, visit CornerStoreRun.com.
“At Corner Store, we believe in giving back to the communities we serve,” said Kim Bowers, CEO of CST Brands, the parent company of Corner Store. “With the Country Run, not only are we thrilled to be raising money for a great cause, we are looking forward to hosting fun-filled events that are open to the whole community and will get folks up and moving while having a great time.”
All net proceeds benefit charitable causes, including Big Brothers Big Sisters.
The cost to register online at CornerStoreRun.com is $30, or $75 for a family four-pack. Children under 8 are free. Runners can save $5 by registering in-store at any participating Corner Store location. Find a Corner Store location by downloading the mobile app or visiting CornerStore4U.com.