Join Ghana Rock this Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 a.m. for its inaugural 5k “Running to Rescue” in historic downtown Davidson. The course is certified by Run for Green and officiated by Event Marketing Services. This year’s race has a limited number of participants so register early online at Cost is $30 until Nov. 16, then $35 late registration and event day, space permitting. T-shirts will be provided to all who pre-register.

Start a healthy Thanksgiving tradition with a purpose this year. Your strides will continue the vision of teen Madi Vincent to end child slavery on Lake Volta, Ghana, West Africa.

Since 2011, Ghana Rock, a nonprofit organization, has raised more than $130,000 through their annual benefit concerts to rescue, educate, support and fund facilities for 26 rescued children.

For information on Ghana Rock, visit