A this years event we will be having the 10 Mile bike tour-Sponsored by Knollwood, 33 mile-Sponsored by North Central Telephone and 66 mile tour-sponsored by Macon County Times.
Everyone participating in any bike event must wear a helmet and obey all rules of the road. You must be 12 years old, or have an adult guardian to ride the 10 mile tour and to enter the 33 mile or 66 mile you have to be 16 years of age.
We are very proud to have Nestle Water as our 5K Race sponsor again this year. This is a perfect first race for the new runner. Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners. We have added this year the 1 mile walk that is sponsored by Macon Bank & Trust.We will also have the 3 mile walk sponsored by Citizens Bank.
Young children will enjoy the Kids Events-Sponsored by Palace Care and Rehab. The kid’s events will have the bike rodeo, obstacle course and fun run. There will be games and inflatable bouncy tents. There are also door prizes to be given away, including bicycles and helmets and other items donated by several organizations. The prize drawings take place at approximately 11am.
Each year Makin' Macon Fit takes pride in arranging a series of events for physically and mentally challenged individuals. The events are a great way for all people, no matter what their abilities. So that they may be able to have a great time and get some healthful exercise. These events are to begin at 9:30 a.m.
The Macon County school with the most participants is awarded $500. Also this year, $300 will be awarded to the school with the second highest number of participants. In addition, the teacher with the most participants will be awarded $200. Other proceeds help fun the scholarship and support Lafayette Rotary and Interact Club community projects.
Again this year all pre-registered participants will receive a Making Macon T-Shirt. There will be plenty of fruits and drinks available that day.
We want to thank all of our sponsors for this year’s event…..
Nestle Water, Citizens Bank, Quorum Health Services, Macon County Times, Tri-County Electric, Macon County Chronicle, Family Care Center, Championship , Macon County Coordinated School Health, NCTC, Macon Bank & Trust Co., Farm Bureau, Upper Mid Tennessee’s Rural Health Network, Gallagher, Palace Care & Rehab, Knollwood Manor, Air Evac Life Team, Benchmark Title Company.
The Host for this year's event is Lafayette Rotary- Interact Club, Macon County Health Council along with Macon County General Hospital. Registration forms can be picked up at any of our sponsors, Macon County School System or Macon County General Hospital.
We are working had to make this year’s event the biggest and best ever.
Please help us make this year’s celebration the biggest and best ever and remember the date…Saturday, September 11,2010.