19th Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk: The Details

Planning is now under way for the 19th Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/2-Mile Walk, to be held Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Salisbury Elks Lodge. The theme of the run/walk is “Racing For a Reason.” All proceeds will support MAC, Inc., programs and services for those living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and their family members and caregivers.

The scenic course will wind through the Salisbury zoo and park.

Check-in and late registration will begin at 2 p.m.; the run/walk will step off at 3 p.m. The cost is $25 for walkers; $25 for runners in advance and $35 the day of the race.

Online registration will close on Wednesday, March 7. In addition, mail-in registration must be postmarked by March 7. The first 200 registrants are guaranteed an event T-shirt. Registration brochures will be mailed soon.

No dogs are allowed in the zoo portion of the 5K route.

Overall awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers; awards also will be presented to the top three finishers in the various age divisions. Prizes also will be awarded to the top three walkers.

An awards party following the race is free to registered participants; guests can attend the after-party for $5, $15 for families of three or more, and children under age 5 will be admitted to the party free. The party will feature food, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and auction.

To register for the event click here: http://www.active.com/salisbury-md/running/19th-annual-st-paddy-s-day-5k-run-2-mile-walk-2018

For race information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 118; email cfr@macinc.org; or visit www.macinc.org/st-paddys-5k.html

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