Franklin’s inaugural “Love is in the Air 5K Fun Run/Walk to raise monies for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research will take place at South Macon Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. Registration for runners and walkers begins at 1 p.m. The race entry fee is $20 before the day of the event and $25 on race day.
The fund-raising event is sponsored by Dryman’s Chapel United Methodist Church, pastored by Rev. Janet J. Green. The congregation is raising funds to support research into the causes and treatment of MS. This event is being held in honor of church member, Kevin Bell, who has had MS for several years. All proceeds from the race will be donated to The National MS Society Greater Carolina Chapter, in honor of Bell, to fund further research.