Local gym conducting fundraisers for Special Olympics

Anytime Fitness in Seymour once again is supporting Special Olympics Indiana Jackson County.

For the third year in a row, the gym has selected the nonprofit organization to benefit from the annual Train Your Trainer fundraiser.

Members and clients can sign up for a 10-minute spot to train the Anytime Fitness staff member of their choice for a donation that will be given to Special Olympics. The staff will sweat it out from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the gym, 840 E. Tipton St.

New this year, Anytime Fitness is conducting a virtual 5K called Burn the Turkey, where anyone can complete a 5K between Nov. 25 and 30. The cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt, a medal and a race bib. You don’t have to be an Anytime Fitness member to participate.

Registration is available online at afinoh.myshopify.com/products/burntheturkey-virtual-5k. A portion of the registration fee will be donated to Special Olympics, which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and up. State and local fundraisers are conducted throughout the year to keep the program free for athletes to participate.