The Mystic Aquarium is hosting a 5k run and 2 mile walk to raise funds for the African penguins on Sunday, October 17th, 2009 from 9am – 12pm EST.
The event consists of a 5k run on a trail, field and road course, two-mile walk and ¼-mile kids’ race. Prizes will be awarded in eight age divisions for males and females. Participants who raise $50 or more will receive a free commemorative race T-shirt. The top individual fundraiser will be awarded an original piece of art created by the penguins, and the runner-up will receive a free Penguin Encounter. The top fundraising team (consisting of up to 10 runners and/or walkers) will receive a penguin Encounter Program and will be recognized on a plaque that will hang at the Aquarium.
Visit mysticaquarium.org to register and get additional event details. If you are unable to participate but would like to make a donation, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (860) 572-5955, ext. 160.
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