The “Dash in Disguise” 5K and a 1-mile fun run in which participants are encouraged to wear a costume or funky attire will be held at Western Carolina University on Saturday, March 29.
The fun run starts at 10 a.m. and the 5K at 11 a.m. near A.K. Hinds University Center. Racers should arrive an hour early to check-in for the event.
The cost to participate in the 5K is $15 for students and $20 for all others. The fun run will be $5 for children.
Prizes include gift cards to local eateries and will be awarded in categories such as best dressed and fastest time.
Proceeds from the event, which is sponsored by WCU’s Department of Physical Therapy, will benefit the Good Samaritan Clinic; the Marquette Challenge of the Foundation for Physical Therapy, which supports research; and the physical therapy department.
To pre-register, visit www.active.com at www.active.com/cullowhee-nc/running/distance-runningraces/dash-in-disguise-2014.