The family-friendly 5K starts at 8:30 am on the Townshend Common. The race will be timed for competitors, but is open to all, whether they run, walk, roll or stroll. The course is 3.1 miles of mainly flat, paved road along Grafton Road (Route 35).
After the race, there will be awards, raffles, and general merriment. There is also a free fun run for kids 8 and under on the common at 9:15 am. The event, held rain or shine, wraps up around 10:30 am.
Register online for an early bird rate of $12 for adults, $5 for kids at www.gracecottage.org/events or by calling (802) 365-9109. Online registration closes at noon on Wednesday, May 10. The first 100 to register will receive a free performance T-shirt. Register at the race for $20 for adults, $10 for kids, but no guarantees on getting a T-shirt.
This event, sponsored by People’s United Bank, raises funds for the nonprofit hospital. For more information visit www.gracecottage.org/events or call (802) 365-9109.