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Vernon Parks and Rec Begins Taking Mother's Day Dash Registrations

The event takes place at Henry Park.

The Vernon Parks and Recreation has opened registration for the annual Mother's Day Dash race.

This year's event is scheduled for Sunday, May 12, at 9:30 a.m. at Henry Park. The 5K, 3.1-mile race is run on a flat, measured course at the park.

Race proceeds will benefit the Send-A-Kid To Camp charity, the Vernon Teen Center, the Police Explorers and the Robert J. Bonadies Rockville High School Scholarship Fund.

The race features:

• A free T-shirt for those registered by April 19.

• Prizes to the first three finishers in 16 divisions.

• Free raffle prizes at award ceremony (must be present).

• A runners packet stuffed with goodies.

• Refreshments at end of the race.

• Music before and after the race.

• Prizes for Mother-Son and Mother-Daughter Divisions.

More information - including a registration form, entry fees and a map of the course -  can be found on the attached PDF file

Click here for the online registration form. 

Judith Burkhardt February 24, 2013 at 05:56 PM
Just for your information, Center Street is a series of some dangerous potholes. One cannot drive down the road without swerving to avoid a pothole and then swerving again to avoid another. Before this race takes place, please check the road route of the race to prevent unnecessary injury to any runner. We enjoy seeing the runner pass our home and would like to prevent any injuries to mar the Mother's Day Dash. Thank you.
Vernon Taxpayer February 24, 2013 at 06:18 PM
I have never had to swerve to miss any pot holes, yet I do not travel that road on a regular basis. I believe all you need to do is call. http://www.vernon-ct.gov/files/Main%20Page/2012%20POTHOLES.pdf

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