Runners from Raleigh and Chapel Hill took home the titles and adoption
supporters took in more than $9,500 at the 10th annual Second Empire 5K
Classic, which was run on May 2 in downtown Raleigh.
The road race and related events, which included an expo with North
adoption-related organizations, are conducted by the Second Empire
Restaurant and Tavern, which released the fundraising total on Tuesday.
will benefit the programs and services
provided by Hopeful
Parents, a nonprofit
organization that supports adoptive and birth families and assists
prospective parents, according to the event news release.