5k race celebrates JROTC anniversary _lowres


Zachary High School’s JROTC 100th Anniversary 5K and Fun Run is set for at 10 a.m. April 23 at Port Hudson State Historic Site near Zachary, 236 U.S. 61.

Cost to participate is $24 per person and includes a 100th anniversary commemorative T-shirt.

All JROTC cadets can enter for free and will have the option to buy a T-shirt for $15.

Also, all JROTC units hosting fun runs will receive $5 for each noncadet who registers to participate.

As a global event commemorating 100 years of JROTC service, students worldwide will run, walk or march at their respective high school track, running course or neighborhood park on April 23.

The event provides an opportunity for cadets to raise funds for their high school JROTC program or to donate to a community or service learning project.

The overall goal is to have a simultaneous start time, allowing JROTC units worldwide to connect via social media and watch other events happening at the same time.

To register, visit active.com and search JROTC in Zachary.