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Registration Still Open For Santa 5K

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The Covington Department of Parks and Recreation is still accepting registrations for its Santa 5K Run, which will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Jackson River Sport Complex.

Pre-registration can be made by calling (540) 965-6360. Registration will also be held on the day of the event, starting at 1 p.m.

Persons desiring to walk instead of run may register for the Penguin Shuffle (which is a 5K) and for grades 1-5, there will be a Gingerbread Sprint.

The event will also feature the “Tiny Tim Trot” for individuals with a physical challenge. Participants in the race will be allowed to receive assistance.

“Take a break from shopping and decorating, grab your tennis shoes, and join us to work off some of that turkey and pumpkin pie. Concessions will be available,” said Allen Dressler, director of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

The cost is $10 for the 5K and $5for the Gingerbread Sprint.

For more information call (540) 965-6360.

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