Salem Camp Ground

Third annual Salem Sweet Spirit 5K Run and Walk set for July 13 in Covington. 

COVINGTON — All ages are invited to participate in the third annual Salem Sweet Spirit 5K Run and Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 13 at Salem Campground.

The event will be held at the intersection of Salem Road and Honey Creek Road at 3940 Salem Road in Covington.

Runners and walkers will enjoy the safe, off-road, 3.1-mile shaded course through and around the historic buildings, campus and woods of Salem Campground. To participate in the 5K Run & Walk, register at and search Sweet Spirit of Salem Run/Walk.

Registration fees are $30 for adults and $25 for kids ages 17 and under.

Following the run at 9 a.m. will be the Wide World of Salem Sports fun field day competition for children, youth and families. There is no charge for the Wide World of Salem Sports.

These events will begin the first full day of activities and services for families, children and adults of the 191st Salem Camp Meeting, which will be held Friday evening, July 12, 2019 through the following Friday evening, July 19.

Call Nat Long at 678-859-0809 if any additional information is needed.

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A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.

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