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Oct 04

The Mariners’ Museum Pirate Run October 15

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 8:34 AM by Communications Department

10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run

On Saturday, October 15, join the fun as The Mariners' Pirate Run gets underway for 2016. Featuring the 10K on the Noland Trail, 5K in the Park & Kids Fun Run, there is something for everyone.
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The 10K begins at 9:00 AM, and is the only 10K race on the Noland Trail. The race begins along Museum Drive, continues onto the challenging Noland Trail and finishes in front of the Museum. The event features an after-race party with live music, food, and refreshing beverages. Registration is $55 from October 1 – October 13. You can register at the 10K on the Noland Trail page.

The 5K in the Park begins at 9:30 AM and will follow a route along Museum Drive and into other less traveled areas of the Park. The 5k registration is $45 from October 1 – October 13 and you can register at the 5K page.

The top three male and female runners in the 5K and 10K races win awards. The 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM and all participants receive a finisher’s medal. The cost is $10 and you can register at the Kids Fun Run page.

The event is rain or shine. No registration refunds, exchanges, transfers or credits. There is no day of registration for the race this year! 10K registrants receive a finishers medal, and 10K and 5K registrants receive a commemorative t-shirt (must register by today, October 4, to be guaranteed a t-shirt and/or medal). For more information visit The Mariners’ Museum Pirate Run page. Proceeds from this event benefit The Mariners’ Museum Park.