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People Chase 5K and Fun Run
April 22, 2018
Run green in this one-of-a-kind race through downtown Aiken. The People Chase 5K and Fun Run is modeled after the Urbanathlon events held in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.
Experience Earth Day 2018 like no other. Conquer a variety of obstacles constructed from recycled materials along a 5K race course. Runners will find obstacles that challenge and engage participants of all ages and abilities. Jump over 500-pound recycled cardboard barriers, crawl below police barricades, trail run. Furthermore, hurdle downed tree trunks in Hitchcock Woods. Finally, slide across the hood of a patrol car, and more. Celebrate Earth Day 2018 and participate in Aiken’s most unusual 5K run ever. Have fun, exercise, and see some of the city’s most historical locations at the same time.
Race participants can discover more about Earth Day and the benefits of recycling at post-race exhibits. Check out exhibits from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Newberry Street Festival Center. In addition, there will be food, entertainment, awards, Kids Zone, and fun at Aiken’s Earth Day 2018. Celebrate the planet and learn about “Preserving for tomorrow what we all enjoy today.”
The 5K kicks off at 8:45 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Also, the event costs $20 with children 12 and under FREE with registered participant. Furthermore, net proceeds to “Beside The Badge”
Contact Mike Przybylowicz for more information at MPrzyby@cityofaikensc.gov or 803-642-2126.