Welcome back spring with the 26th Annual Tortoise & Hare Dare 5K walk/run. The 5k will take place at the Pocomoke River State Park-Shad Landing in Snow Hill on Saturday, April 15th. Registration begins at 8:30 am and the walk/run will begin at 9:15am. This is a FREE event and is pet friendly. The first 100 runners/walkers to register for the event will receive a free commemorative T-shirt. This 5k is sponsored by The Worcester County Health Department, Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks, and Pocomoke River State Park.
“The 26th 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, accessible way to welcome spring back to Worcester.”
After the walk, participants are encouraged to visit local health, recreation, and community vendors. 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. Participants can register through Eventbrite or call 410-632-1100 ext. 1108 for more information.
You can also register for our free Just Walk program at any time, by visiting justwalkworcester.org/.