- Published on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 23:42
- Written by Super User
Ready … Set … GLOW! The Easter Seals UCP Great Glow Run will light up Wilmington in support of individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. The illuminated 5K evening race will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Battleship North Carolina Park. Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the race starts at 8:00 p.m. Participants will don glow and LED gear as they join other enthused runners on an eye-catching, glimmering course.
Register by April 11 at GreatGlowRun.com for just $35. Unless sold out, day of event registration is $50. Active duty military are eligible for a special $25 registration; team discounts also available. Entry fee includes bib, timing chip, race t-shirt, bib, glow decoration and entrance to the post-race Afterglow party.
“The Great Glow Run is an experience to remember,” said Patrick Curran, Easter Seals UCP event director. “This event started in Wilmington and is returning for its third year. We’re excited about the tremendous enthusiasm and support that keeps the event growing each year. The race is a unique experience that not only provides great evening fun, but helps make a significant difference in the lives of thousands living with disabilities in our community.”
Awards will be given to the top three overall male and top three overall female runners, as well as top runners in each age category. The event also features a costume contest to encourage runners to glow their brightest. The Great Glow Run benefits local Easter Seals UCP and the local programs that connect children, families and adults managing disabilities and mental health challenges to meaningful solutions.