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Juneteenth is an annual observance to celebrate the date Union soilders enforced the Emancipation Proclamation freeing all remaining slaves in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865. Texas was the last state in rebellion, following the end of the Civil War, to allow enslavement. Although the rumors of freedom were widespread prior to this, actual emancipation was not announced in the last state practicing enslavement until General Gordon Grander came to Galveston, Texas and issued General Order #3 on the 19th day of June," almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation

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5K Run

  1. $25.00
    Apr 5 - Jun 13
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5K Walk

  1. $25.00
    Apr 5 - Jun 13
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Fun Walk

  1. $15.00
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Awards:  

Overall, Masters, Grand Masters - Male and Female, Runners and Walkers

Top finishers – Male and Female, Runners and Walkers

Medals will also be awarded to the top finishers in youth categories: 10 and under, 11-12, 13-15, 16-18

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North Hickory Street, Canton, MS, USA

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