Kids Voting to host 5K run as fundraiser
Kids Voting Mesa County will host its first 5K Freedom Run/Walk at 8 a.m. April 28 at Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, 655 Struthers Ave.
Registration for the race is open now through the day of the event. Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 12–17, and free for kids under the age of 12. Teams of five may enter as well. Registration is available at active.com (search for Kids Voting) and during race check-in from 6 to 7:30 a.m. at the race site on April 28.
Proceeds from the race will benefit Kids Voting’s nonpartisan, youth, civics-education program and the group’s public-service scholarship fund for Mesa County high school students planning to enter college.
The race will begin and end at the Botanical Gardens. All participants will receive a T-shirt, number and goody bag and can enjoy family-friendly activities and music until noon, following the race.