(Snow Hill, MD)- The 22nd Annual “Tortoise & Hare Dare” 5K walk/run will be held at 9 am, on Saturday, April 6, with a rain date of April 13, at Pocomoke River State Park-Shad Landing, Snow Hill, Maryland. Registration begins at 8:30 am. This is a FREE event and is Pet-Friendly and will be led by Smokey the Bear. The first 100 runners/walkers to check-in on the day of the event will receive a free commemorative T-shirt. There is no cost to take part in the Tortoise and the Hare Dare. The Worcester County Health Department, Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks, and Pocomoke River State Park all co-sponsor the 5k.
“The 22nd Annual Tortoise and Hare Dare 5k is a fantastic opportunity to start your spring with physical activity and exploration of Worcester County's beautiful Shad Landing,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services for Worcester County Health Department. “Whether you walk or run the course, Tortoise and Hare Dare is a fun, accessible way to get outside and get moving.”
After the walk, participants are encouraged to visit local health, recreation, and community exhibits. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while getting some physical activity with friends, family, and other community residents. Pre-registration is encouraged and participants can register by calling 410-632-0056 or visiting WorcesterHealth.org
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