October 25, 2014
The Town of Benson would like to invite you to come and participate in the Benson Harvest festival.
Come and enjoy the Healthy Harvest 5K, a challenging run in the heart of historic Downtown Benson. Walkers and strollers are encouraged in the 5k. Participants will travel through some of the oldest and newest neighborhoods in Benson ending on Benson’s famed Main Street. Afterwards runners can enjoy the experience of Benson’s Harvest Festival. There will be food, free health screenings and information, live music, car show, activities for the kids and added new this year a sweet potato pie eating contest.
There will also be a one mile family fun cupcake walk sponsored by Jenny’s Sweet Creations. The starting point will be Benson's Singing Grove and ending point will be in front of Jenny’s Sweet Creation located on the corner of Main and Elm St. There is no registration fee however, donations are accepted and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
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Events and Entertainment
9am - 2pm - Food, games, inflatables, FREE health screenings (Singing Grove)
9am - 5k Run/Walk - (103 Parrish Dr. near TNT Fitness)
9am - Abby Stevens (Singing Grove Stage)
9:30am - Justin West (Singing Grove Stage)
10am - Alicia's Dancers (Singing Grove Stage)
10am - 2pm - Car Show (Parrish Dr. behind Singing Grove)
10:30am - Cupcake Walk for Cancer (Begins at the Singing Grove)
10:45am - 5k Awards (Singing Grove Stage)
11:15am - Cross County Scuffers (Singing Grove Stage)
12pm - Pie Eating Contest (Singing Grove Stage)
12:30 - 2pm - Eric Strickland (Singing Grove Stage)