The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Sunset 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk to raise money for Cedar Rapids Special Olympics programs. All proceeds from the race will be used for local programs. The event will be held August 9 at Seminole Valley Park and Ushers Ferry Historic Village in Cedar Rapids. The run/walk is a cross-country style race – a mix of gravel and dirt roads – along the Cedar River. The 5K race begins at 6:30 p.m. and the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begin at 6:40 p.m. The Sunset Send-off celebration with food, drink and live entertainment will be held from 6:45-9:30 p.m.
The cost is $25 if registered by July 14 and $30 for registrations after July 14. More information and event registration is available at www.active.com.