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Time to register for the Cobb Make A Wish Foundation 5k and help make a child's wish come true
Time to register for the Cobb Make A Wish Foundation 5k and help make a child's wish come true

Cobb's annual 5K to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, and pre-registration is open now. All net proceeds from the race will go to the foundation to grant wishes for Cobb children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Runners have the option of electronic timed or untimed registration. Fees are $25 timed and $20 untimed before Oct. 1. After then, fees are $35 timed and $25 untimed up to race day. Fees for children 12 and younger are $10 with children 5 and younger free. Groups of 10 or more are $20 timed and $15 untimed. If you would like to support the race, but are not able to attend, you can register as a "phantom" runner for $20. All registered participants, including phantom, will receive a commemorative long-sleeve T-shirt, except children 5 and younger.

Last year, six local children's wishes were granted. To read each child's wish profile or register for the race, visit cobbmakeawish5k.org.