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35th Annual Boston, GA Mini-Marathon & Festival Oct. 24-26

2014 Boston, GA Mini-Marathon and Festival
Posted at 9:55 PM, Sep 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-29 18:11:03-04

BOSTON, Ga. (WTXL) - The 35th annual Boston (GA) Mini-Marathon and Festival is quickly approaching. The signature event for South Georgia will take place over three days, Oct. 24, 25 and 26, 2014.

The cook-off begins Friday night, Oct. 24 with winners announced the next day. Judging begins Saturday at noon and winners will be announced at 3 PM. Categories are butts, ribs and best overall. Cash prizes are awarded.

Also Friday night will feature the Ozell Road band. Their performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in Watt Park. Bring your lawn chair or blanket.

On Saturday, Oct. 25 is the run/walk events which will begin at 8:00 a.m. That will be followed by arts/crafts/food vendors opening at 9:00 a.m. The parade begins at 11:30 A.M.

A trail ride is planned for Sunday, Oct. 26.

Vendors and participants can still take part in the festivities.

Applications for all these events, a full schedule of activities and other information are available on the website: www.bostonga.com/events and follow prompts. Applications are also available at most Boston businesses and city hall or you may call Danny Groover at 229-498-4065.