NFCC Colin P. Kelly Fitness Run is Saturday, April 22 during Madison County Down Home Days Festival

5K and Fun Run to support American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Madison fundraiser

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MADISON, FL – It’s time to put on your running shoes and get ready for North Florida Community College’s Colin P. Kelly Fitness Run. Hosted by the Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center, the run includes two races – a 5K Run/Walk.and a One-Mile Fun Run – on Saturday, April 22. The Fitness Run is held in conjunction with Madison County’s “Down Home Days” festival. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Madison and runners have the option this year to raise extra money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser through race sponsorships.

The 5K Run/Walk is open to all ages and begins at 8 a.m. Early registration deadline is Friday, April 7 (by 5 p.m.). Early entry fee is $15. Late registration, after April 7, entry fee is $20.

The One-Mile Fun Run/Walk is open to children up to 16-year-old and begins at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $6.

On-site registration the day of the race will begin at 7 a.m. at the Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center on the NFCC campus in Madison, Fla. Early packet pick-up for those who pre-register will be Friday, April 21 from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. in the Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center Multi-Purpose Room.

Registration forms and sponsorship forms are available on the NFCC website or at NFCC’s Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center (Bldg. 12). Registration forms will be accepted until the morning of the race, however event t-shirts will only be available to those who register in advance. Advance registration forms must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 7.

Both the one-mile and 5K begin and end at NFCC’s Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center on the NFCC campus in beautiful Madison, Fla. Winners will be recognized in various categories. For more information, contact Tyler Coody at (850) 973-1639 or email For more information on Madison’s Down Home Days event, visit or contact the Madison County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism at (850) 973-2788.