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RICHMOND HILL, GA – May 26, 2021 – Runners of all skill levels and ages are needed for this year’s Canady’s Red Hot Chili Pepper 5k, slated for 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021. The ninth annual race, hosted by Georgia Game Changers, will benefit Family Promise of Bryan County.

Runners ready to brave the early morning heat will gather at Jalapeños in Richmond Hill, a fitting places to start the course, which routes participants through a local neighborhood, Richmond Place. After working up a good sweat, runners can cool down and enjoy a post-race party featuring refreshments, raffles, vendors and an awards ceremony at Georgia Game Changers Health and Fitness Center, 8872 Ford Ave., Suite 207. We are thrilled to have Canady’s Heating, Air and Plumbing back as our title sponsor for the third year in a row!

All proceeds from the 5K, sponsored by Canady’s, will go to Family Promise of Bryan County to assist homeless children and their families. Registration is $30, and will be $40 on the day of the race. To register please visit Packet pickup will be from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, July 16 at Georgia Game Changers.

“After this crazy COVID year, were all ready to have a little fun in the sun at this years Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K. Having an early morning race will help us beat the heat, sneak in a little exercise and support Family Promise in the process,” said executive director Katrina Bostick. “Every person who participates helps support the goal in eradicating homelessness in the community.”

While our Title sponsor position is filled, we still encourage businesses to participate in the ninth annual 5k race as a platinum ($500+), gold ($350+), silver ($250+), or bronze ($150+) Sponsor and have your business represented on the day of the race! Our event truly couldn’t happen without the support of our businesses.

Along with our title sponsor, Canady’s Heating, Air and Plumbing, we would also like to thank our platinum sponsors, R.B. Baker Construction and Fish Tales at Ft. McAllister Marina, and our silver sponsor, REMAX Coastal Accent. This event truly could not happen without the help of our sponsors.

Family promise of Bryan County works with host congregations to serve families with children who are facing homelessness. The organization recognizes that poverty is a complex problem that requires a multifaceted response. They respond by integrating educational outreach, effective policies, and the hands-on work of volunteers providing food, shelter, and support services.

To learn more about Family Promise of Bryan County, please visit, call (912) 445-4021 or email

For Sponsorship Inquiries, please contact Jennifer Brookins by email at or by calling (478)457-5202.

To learn more about Canady’s Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K, please visit

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For media inquiries, please contact Hollie Barnidge at or 912-272-8651 or Lesley Francis at or 912-429-3950 or the team at 912-417-LFPR (5377).