Sunday, April 19, 2015

RiverDogs to Host 12th Annual “Run Forrest Run” 5K Race on May 16

Race Benefits MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute

CHARLESTON, SC - Fans of the Charleston RiverDogs can lace up their running shoes and head to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for the 12thAnnual “Run Forrest Run” 5K Race presented by Fleet Feet Sports on Saturday, May 16 at 4 pm before the RiverDogs game against the Greenville Drive.

The race features split times at each mile marker with chip timing for quick and accurate results.

The rain-or-shine race benefits the MUSC Storm Eye Institute and their fight to cure Retinitis Pigmentosa and other blinding diseases.

“This race is fun for all ages and caters to every type of participant,” said RiverDogs Vice President of Special Events Melissa Azevedo. "Our 5K race begins in front of The Joe and finishes at home plate where runners are greeted by RiverDogs players and coaches."

Pre-registration by May 14 cost for the race is $30, and includes a race packet, T-shirt, one ticket to that evening’s RiverDogs game against the Greenville Drive (6:05 pm first pitch), an awards ceremony and a post-race party with dinner. Late registration and walk-up after May 14 is $35. T-shirts will be available while supplies last.

Additional game tickets are $8 each and can be purchased online with your race registration or at packet pick-up.

Race packets may be picked up on Friday, May 15 at Fleet Feet Sports in Mt. Pleasant from 12-noon until 6 pm. On-site registration and packet pick-up on race day will open at 2 pm at The Joe and closes at 3:45 pm prior to the 4 pm start.

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