What You'll Get
Running in a charity race is an easy way to benefit a good cause, unlike single-handedly building a school or trying to unionize whales. Gallop gallantly with today's Groupon: for $17, you get entry in a 5K or 10K run on Saturday, July 9, or a 5K or 8K run on Sunday, July 10, at the Caribbean Sounds Race (a $39.94 value). Races begin at 7:45 a.m. The July 9 races have a limited number of spots available, so hurry to register before June 30.
Caribbean Sounds fuels athletic endeavors in a swirling gala of sun-soaked live reggae and calypso music. Burn rubber soles across the rolling inclines of Rock Creek Park on either of the two routes, before feasting upon a mouthwatering island spread. Like the act of tying Darth Vader's shoes together, the race imbues athletes with equal doses of adrenaline and good karma, as the event benefits sarcoidosis research. A brief address will expound on the efforts to eradicate the disease, and each runner will receive a T-shirt to proudly commemorate the experience. Caribbean Sounds welcomes fleet feet of all ages, and each bracket dangles prizes including Starbucks gift cards, athletic equipment, and autographed headshots of cheetahs.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jul 10, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Must register by 6/30/11. Non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.