Ice Cream Social races take off on June 15

Friday, June 6, 2008

BERRYVILLE -- The 23rd Annual Berryville Ice Cream Social 5K, and 1-Mile Fun Run and Walk, will be held on Saturday, June 14, on the historic Berryville Square, beginning at 8 a.m.

In addition, St. John's Hospital -- Berryville is sponsoring a corporate challenge. The company with the most employees represented in the races will receive the 2nd Annual 2008 Ice Cream Social Corporate Challenge Spirit Award, which can be displayed in the business throughout the year.

The races begin and end on the square, located on scenic U.S. Hwy. 62. The course winds through residential sections of town and is considered flat and fast (except for one small hill).

Overall male and female awards will be given in the 5K, plus top three awarded in five-year age divisions for male and female divisions.

The 1-Mile and Walk will award the top five male and female finishers in each event.

Pre-race fee is $15 if postmarked by June 11, $20 day of the race. For the corporate challenge, a special entry fee of $12 can be obtained by pre-registering five or more employees in any of the three races.

To register for the corporate challenge, contact Kristy Noble, Race Director, at (870) 654-6565, or the Berryville Chamber of Commerce at (870) 423-5230.

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