5K to benefit efforts to restore antique fire truck

5K to benefit efforts to restore antique fire truck

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The Salisbury Fire Department, in coordination with the Salisbury Rowan Runners, will host the 7th annual St. Patrick's Day 5k next Saturday, March 14 at 9:00 a.m. at the J.F. Hurley YMCA.

The race will also serve as the 2015 Road Runners Club of America North Carolina 5k Championship.

Individuals can register online at www.sportoften.com or race day registration will be available from 7:45 to 8:45 at the YMCA. Registration is $20 per person by March 13 or $25 on the day of the race. Registration brochures are also available at any of the four Salisbury fire stations.

All proceeds from the race will be used in the restoration of the Fire Department's 1941 American LaFrance aerial truck, the first aerial apparatus owned by the Salisbury Fire Department.

For more information, please contact Terry Smith at tsmit@salisburync.gov or 704-638-4467.