Earth Day 5K and Mile Have Been Cancelled for 2020

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Apr 18, 2020


Virginia Beach, VA


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Earth Day 5K

$30 $35 Closed

Earth Day Mile Fun Run-Walk

$20 $25 Closed

About This Activity

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 snacks, 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 t​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​he Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation, a 501(c)(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.

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