On Saturday May 14th, the United Way of Coshocton held the 2nd annual 0.5K Race for United Way.
About 100 people showed up to walk the grueling race and support local non-profit programs. The race kicked off at 11am on Main Street between 4th and 5th Streets.
The race started at the alley by Juvenile Court on Main Street and participants walked up to Main Street Station cross the street, came down the other side and finish where they started.
Participants received a free picnic lunch provided by the Main Street Station and free Race Swag. Along the course there was a liquid encouragement station, a smoking station (candy cigs and cigars), cooling station (where you can get spritzed if over- heated) and a kissing station (chocolate kisses given out).
Board members Chris Wallace and Dean Hettinger served as referees handing out citations for anyone caught perspiring, walking too fast or not having enough fun.
Organizers provided medals to the participant who traveled the farthest, wackiest costume, most citations and the coveted Sloth Head Award was given to Reed Family Dental with the largest team.
The money raised from the event goes to support close to 30 local United Way partner programs.