The city of Grove City and Mount Carmel Health will present the first-ever "Up and Away 5K" Saturday, Aug. 27, in conjunction with the annual Balloons and Tunes hot air balloon festival.

The city of Grove City and Mount Carmel Health will present the first-ever "Up and Away 5K" Saturday, Aug. 27, in conjunction with the annual Balloons and Tunes hot air balloon festival.

The race is scheduled to take place during the morning balloon launch at Beulah Park, 3811 Southwest Blvd.

The 5K is open to runners and walkers and will kick off at 8 a.m. The race route will take participants around the race track and through the historic town center. Awards will be presented to the top three males and females.

Children can participate in a one-mile fun run.

Pre-registration for the 5K is $25. Race day registration is $30. Fun run pre-registration is $20, or $25 the day of the race. The first 200 registrants will receive a technical T-shirt. All proceeds will benefit the Meals on Wheels program.

For more information, visit www.grovecityohio.gov, or call (614) 277-3050.