Rotary 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser Set this Saturday at Fairgrounds

The Winnfield Rotary Club is celebrating the opening of the 2023 Winn Parish Fair with its 5K Fun Run Fundraiser. The Fun Run will be held this Saturday, September 30.. The staging area will be the old Coon Hunters’ Pavilion on Country Club Road. Check-in and registration begin at 7:00 a.m. 

There will be a one-mile Fun/Color Run for children ages 1 through 9 with no entry fee beginning at 7:30. Each child receives a 5K T-shirt.

The 5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. The entry fee is $20. Teams of 3 or more receive a $5 discount per person on the entry fee. Each entrant receives a 5K T-shirt. The course distance is 3.1 miles along Country Club Road, Oak Ridge Drive and Hickory Ridge Drive, and the run/walk will be timed.

Rotary uses the funds generated by this annual event for local projects including providing school uniforms, senior scholarships, dictionaries for third graders, literacy support and scharships for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp.

Contact Mary Lou Blackley, fundraiser coordinator, with questions or to obtain am entry form, at (318) 481-0227, email