Early humans developed the ability to sprint in order to chase down sprightly prey and invented long-distance running to escape from slowly approaching glaciers. Follow in their fossilized footsteps with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $14 for a single entry to the Dig-In Earth Day 5K (up to a $39 value)
- $29 for two entries (up to a $78 value)
- $45 for family entry, including two adult runs and two children’s fun runs (up to a $116 value)<p>
All entrants receive a T-shirt, and family entrants take home a 5”x7” photo taken at the event. The 1-mile fun run begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments are laid out at 11 a.m., and awards are presented at 11:30 a.m.<p>
Dig-In Earth Day 5K
With the help of local sponsors and volunteers, The Green Foundation upholds its mission to preserve and publicize the natural beauty of Newport News with the Dig-In Earth Day 5K race. Families, competitive runners, and escaped zoo animals embark on the chip-timed 5K contest and the lighter, 1-mile fun run from the City Center fountain. A post-race party boasts a DJ set, raffles, and prize giveaways.
Sponsors in addition to The Green Foundation include I Am Fitness, an organization that seeks to cultivate health and inspire adventure among Newport News residents through a variety of athletic events.