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Move into Spring with the 27th Annual Tortoise and Hare Dare 5K

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department, Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks, and Pocomoke River State Park encourage residents to welcome back spring with the 27th Annual Tortoise & Hare Dare 5K walk/run.

The 5K will take place at Pocomoke River State Park-Shad Landing, 3461 Worcester Highway, Snow Hill, on Saturday, April 13th. Registration/check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk/run will begin at 9:00 a.m. This is a FREE event and is pet friendly. The first 100 individuals to pre-register for the event will receive a commemorative T-shirt. 

 “The 27th Annual Tortoise and Hare Dare 5K is the perfect opportunity to get out and get active in our county and explore the lovely Shad Landing,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services for Worcester County Health Department. “Whether you walk or run, this event is a fun way to join others and welcome spring back to Worcester.”

 After the walk/run, participants are encouraged to visit local health, recreation, and community vendors. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while doing some physical activity with friends, family, and other community residents. Pre-registration is encouraged. Participants can register through Eventbrite. For more information, call 410-632-1100 ext. 1108.

 You can also register for our free Just Walk program at any time, by visiting justwalkworcester.org/.