Family-friendly run at Virginia Zoo benefits Lee's Friends

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Updated Monday, May 6 at 1:01 PM

NORFOLK - Start your Mother’s Day Weekend off at the LEE’S FRIENDS’ 10th Annual Run on The Wild Side at The Virginia Zoo.

 The 5k and half-mile runs on May 11 is for runners, walkers and their families.

LEE’S FRIENDS supports cancer patients and their families in South Hampton Roads.

The 5k race will start just outside the main entrance of the Zoo at 8:00 a.m. Participants will run/walk the perimeter of the parking lot, out of the Zoo through Lafayette Park and the surrounding Riverview neighborhood. The race is an out and back course that will be electronically timed.

The children’s ½ mile, which is run inside the Zoo, has two start times: ages 8-12 at 9:05 a.m. and 7 and under at 9:15 a.m.

For information on registration call LEE’S FRIENDS at 440-7501 or learn more at the organization's Website.

 

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