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Back You are here: Home Sports Sport News Running News Easter Seals UCP Inaugural Great Glow 5K Run April 28th at Hugh McRae Park

Easter Seals UCP Inaugural Great Glow 5K Run April 28th at Hugh McRae Park

Easter Seals UCP (United Cerebral Palsy) North Carolina & Virginia, a nonprofit serving individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges, is holding an inaugural 5K run at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington on Sunday, April 28th.  The Great Glow Run is a unique 3.1 mile illuminated evening race starting at 8:30 p.m. and open to participants of all abilities.  Family activities, live entertainment and registration starts at 7:30 p.m. and an awards ceremony will follow the race at 9:30 p.m.  Runners are also encouraged to wear costumes and be part of the costume contest.  Registration for the Great Glow Run is $30 and can be done online at http://greatglowrun.eventbrite.com/.  All event participants receive a Great Glow shirt, timing chip and bib, glow-in-the-dark bracelet and goodie bag filled with sponsored treats. Runners will run through the dusk aglow in glimmering lights and awesome visual effects, while supporting Easter Seals UCP’s lifelong programs and services that provide support, care and hope to children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges in the Wilmington area.
About Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia - With programs and services throughout North Carolina and Virginia, Easter Seals UCP is a lifelong partner to families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. The nonprofit serves more than 20,000 individuals and their families annually through an array of services. Easter Seals UCP enhances the quality of life for individuals and maximizes their potential for engaging in their communities.  For more information on Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia, please visit www.eastersealsucp.com.