Audubon “Race For The Birds”
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will hold its 11th annual "This Race is for the Birds!" event the morning of Saturday, April 21, in Shepherdstown.
The race will be held on the 538-acre campus of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conservation Training Center.
The race will include two professionally timed races—one 4.9 miles long and another 7.7 miles long.
There will also be a self-timed 2-mile community jog/walk for families and individuals who prefer a slower pace, and a 1-mile "Fun Run" for children under 10 years of age.
To register, and for more information, call 304-876-6784.
Registration for the two timed races will be capped at 400 for both, so same-day registration may not be available for them.
The two timed races will follow trails that wind through the forests and fields of the campus.
The 2-mile jog/walk will follow a course that will be user-friendly for families with small children, and trail-friendly baby joggers will be appropriate and encouraged.
The two timed races will begin at 9 a.m. The jog/walk will begin shortly afterwards and the children's Fun Run will be held at about 10:45 a.m.
All proceeds from the event will be used to support Potomac Valley Audubon's programs for children.