FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The morning of October 1, Grand Country held a 5K and Half Marathon to benefit the Branson Education Foundation. Over 500 participants ran the race with runners from 27 different states traveling to Branson to run. Grand Country donated 100% of the race registration fees to the Branson Education Foundation, totaling $20,000.00. Grand Country is a proud supporter of the local schools and is excited to see the impact the donation will have on the local schools and students. Grand Country will host the third annual 5K and half marathon next October 2018.
About Run Grand Country Race: Run Grand Country is an annual 5K and Half Marathon benefiting the local school district. The race starts and finishes at the Branson Landing. The race is family friendly, welcoming kids and adults of all ages, walkers, runners, wheelchairs and strollers. To find out more about the race or to register for next year please visit: race.grandcountry.com
About Grand Country: Grand Country is a family friendly resort in the heart of Branson, Missouri. Resort guests can enjoy all day water park fun at Splash Country Indoors and Outdoors, Fun Spot Arcade and Entertainment Center featuring indoor Go-Carts, two-story laser tag arena and bumper cars, three themed mini golf courses, four delicious dining experiences, shopping and live shows at the Grand Country Music Hall. For more information visit www.grandcountry.com.
About Branson Education Foundation: The Branson R-IV Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established in 2010, independent of the Branson R-IV School District. The Branson R-IV Education Foundation gives to Branson Schools in a variety of ways, including: Classroom Grants, Tuition-Based Scholarships, and Senior Scholarships. Everything the Foundation does benefits the children of Branson Schools. To learn more about the Foundation, or to make a donation, visit: bransoneducationfoundation.org