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2018 Literacy 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, May 6, 2018 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Register for the Literacy 5K today! The race is at Schodack Island State Park on Sunday, May 6th. Here is the link to register: https://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/index.php?e=999

The Race Day schedule includes a Story Walk for children, an 1.5 mile guided Nature Walk, a Youth Mile and the 5K Run/Walk followed by an Awards Ceremony. This is a family friendly event and will include children's activities, and health and educational activities provided by local businesses and/or agencies. In addition participants and families will have the opportunity to remain in the park and enjoy the many amenities it offers including the picnic areas, 8 miles of trails, biking, volleyball, horseshoes, and a kayak/canoe launch site. The park is designated as a State Estuary having a portion of the park sheltering a Bird Conservation Area that is home to bald eagles, cerulean warblers and blue herons that nest in the cottonwood trees.

Times and Fees
7:45 - Registration
8:15 - Guided Nature Walk: $10 Pre-registration*; $15 Race day
9:00 - Story Walk (ages 8 & under) Suggested $5 or donation in any amt.
9:30 - Youth Mile: $10 Pre-registration*; $15 Race day
10:00 - 5K Trail Run/Walk: $30 Pre-registration* (3/1 - 5/6) | $35 Race Day
11:15 - Awards Ceremony
10:30-1:00 - Music: Viewpoints
*All pre-registration fees include park entrance fee

Registration: Required

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