Church plans 5K, fun run

MAPLEWOOD — The Maplewood United Methodist Church will host a 5K run/walk and a children’s 1/2-mile fun run, Sept. 17.

The run will begin at the church, 21544 Maplewood Road, Maplewood, and cover flat, scenic, country roads.

Participants can register in advance at or at 7 a.m., Sept. 17, at the church. The Country Fun 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. It will be professionally chip-timed by Can’t Stop Timing Co., of Piqua. Personalized, custom-made, carved wooden plaques will be awarded to the top runners.

The children’s fun run will begin at 9:15 a.m.

For information, call 937-596-8155.