Competitive and family-friendly 5K race followed by a Mile Fun Run through Mt Trashmore Park during the 50th anniversary Earth Day Celebration in the park. Activities include a post race party including food, soda & adult beverages, an awards ceremony, and Earth Day activities commemorating this 50th year of focusing on the proper care of our home — the planet earth. Race participants and families are encouraged to stay and enjoy the Earth Day Celebration activities and events including local entertainment, environmental educational mini-talks, local food vendors and exhibitors and other activities.
Race produced by the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation, a 501©(3) organization that exists to support Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation by raising funds, accepting gifts and providing other resources to enhance existing programs, services, facilities and technology. Race funds will be targeted to provide signage & messaging detailing the environmental story of the development of Mt. Trashmore City Park from its earlier life as a landfill.