Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Run for Shindig on the Green - June 28

The Folk Heritage Committee is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Run for Shindig on the Green, this Saturday June 28th at Carrier Park in Asheville.

Run for Shindig on the Green kicks off the 48th season of Shindig on the Green and is a key element in securing necessary funding for the free and beloved Shindig summer Saturday evenings.

The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. The two overall winners will be recognized at this year's first Shindig on the Green, later that evening on June 28th, and all race participants are encouraged to attend. The overall male and female winners of the 5K will each receive a beautiful mug handcrafted by Mangum Pottery in Weaverville, NC. There will be additional medals and ribbons awarded to the winners of age divisions of the 5K Race.

The One-Mile Fun Walk/Run begins at 8:35 a.m. You can bring the kiddos, push that stroller, or take a jog with a couple of friends. Get movin' and come on out to support Shindig!

Sign up today! Pre-register online by June 26th and receive a free T-shirt to commemorate your participation.

Details at a Glance:
Saturday, June 28th
Carrier Park in Asheville, NC
5K Race: 8:30 a.m.
Fun Walk/Run: 8:35 a.m.
Day-of-Race Registration: 7:30-8:15 a.m.
Cost: 5K $25; $30 to register day-of-race
Fun Walk/Run $10
T-shirts available for pre-registered participants only
(No T-shirts available for race-day registrants)

Carrier Park is at 220 Amboy Road in West Asheville, at the intersection of Amboy Road and Michigan Avenue.
From I-240 East: Take Exit 1C.
From I-240 West: Take Exit 1B. Take a left at the light and your next left after that, back onto I-240 East. Stay on the ramp to take Exit 1C onto Amboy Road. Carrier Park will be on the right after about .25 mile.

Parking: Parking is limited to 280 spaces at Carrier Park, so please carpool if possible.

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