Muddy ACCE Race gets a spooky twist, pivots for COVID-19
GILES, Va. (WDBJ) - September usually marks the annual Muddy ACCE Race. It is a fundraiser to help provide free college for Giles County grads as part of the Access to Community College Education program. Traditionally, the race is a mud obstacle course race.
This year, the event has been postponed to the last two weekends in October. Organizers are giving it a spooky twist where you can walk through a haunted trail at Castle Rock Golf Course. There will also be an after-dark 5K.
Social distancing as been strategically planned and will be enforced.
“That need is still there, while things looked very different there’s still a need of over $250,000 to send these kids to school tuition-free that we’ve committed to doing,” said tourism marketing director Cora Gnegy.
More than 250 students have gone through the program to pay for college.
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