Conexión San Ángelo/ Staff report

SAN ANGELO – Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ will host a 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Run event on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Middle Concho Park. The event is designed to unite local Christian churches, their members and the community for a family-friendly event appropriately named, “United Forerunners for Christ.” Proceeds from the event will be used to support various ministries within the church.

Pre-registration for the event is open through Friday, April 20. Participants can also register the day of the event starting at 7 a.m. at Middle Concho Park. The 5K Run will start at 8 a.m., followed by the 1- Mile Fun Run at 8:15 a.m. Local churches are being urged to sponsor the event and participate. More information regarding church sponsorship, business sponsorship and individual registration can be found by visiting or by contacting the church at 325-486-9877.

Located at 1721 Ellis St. in San Angelo, the Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ was founded in July 1999 by Johnny Allen. As it continues to prosper and grow, the church is known for annually sponsoring a Toy Giveaway to lower-income children in the San Angelo area. The focus of the 5K and Fun Run event is a unification of faith and bringing together the community through friendly competition and a faith-focused event.

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