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Suwanee Sweetheart 5K set for Feb. 9

SUWANEE -- The Rotary Club of Buford-North Gwinnett is giving runners a chance to check the progress of their New Year's resolutions.

The Suwanee Sweetheart 5K Sprint is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Feb. 9 at Town Center in Suwanee. Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at 7:30 a.m. that day. Registration costs $25 or $40 if pairs sign up together. Registration is available at active.com and northgwinnettrotary.org. The race route is through Town Center and along the Suwanee Creek Greenway.

Runners who pre-register by Feb. 4 will receive a long sleeve dri-fit official race shirt and other giveaways.

The race is an annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club, which provides support to local organizations, such as the Salvation Army, Gwinnett County Public Library, North Gwinnett Co-op, Gwinnett Children's Shelter, Taylor Elementary School and the North Gwinnett Interact Club.

For more information about the race, contact Duane Champlin at 404-583-1595 or dchamplin@jacksonemc.com. The Rotary Club meets each week at noon on Wednesday at the Buford Community Center at 2200 Buford Highway. Meetings are open to guests and those interested in learning more about Rotary.