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25th Annual Tortoise & Hare 5k Run/Walk

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25th Annual Tortoise & Hare 5k Run/Walk


May 29th 2023    
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Wind Gap Memorial Park
Corner of East 3rd Street and Lehigh Avenue, Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, 18091
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Description The 25th annual Tortoise and Hare 5K is a long-standing favorite 5K in the Lehigh Valley. Each Memorial Day runners gather at Wind Gap Memorial Park to kick-off their holiday celebration. The rolling course will start near the park and finish up with a great food spread! Registration includes a short-sleeved A4 technical shirt and special SWAG to commemorate the 25th anniversary. Location: Wind Gap Memorial Park Race Start: 9:00 AM Packet Pickup: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM Pricing: January 1 – April 30 = $30 May 1 – May 28 = $35 Race Day (May 29) = $40 The 5K is timed by Second Wind Race and the unique custom race tile prizes are a favorite! Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ The race begins with the National Anthem and is started by a local military veteran and a portion of the event proceeds with benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley.

Join us in kicking off this year's challenge!

The 2024 165 Challenge begins May 1 and runs through November 10th this year. Log 165 miles during this time to earn this challenge. Join us for our annual kickoff event at Sand Island in Bethlehem on May 5 at 1 pm. Its a free event, but we still ask that you sign up at