DANVILLE — Registration is under way for a community 5K event on Saturday, Oct. 26.
The first Pumpkin 5K will benefit the developing honor society of Lakeview College of Nursing. The officers of the developing honor society are organizing the event.
People of all ages are welcome to register and attend this family friendly 5K Run and Walk that will take place at Kennekuk County Park, Hickory Hollow Pavilion, 22296 Henning Road. There will be four categories: runners, fun runners, walkers and walkers with strollers and children. There will be completion medals for everyone.
Pre-registration is under way. Registration fees are as follows: $35 for adults, $20 for children under age 10, and free for children in strollers.
You must register before Thursday, Oct. 11, to receive a T-shirt. Online registration link and hard copy registration forms are available for print through the group’s Facebook page — search for Lakeview College of Nursing Honor Society Pumpkin Run 5K or go directly to https://www.facebook.com/groups/2835454729817463/.
Registration forms also are available at the college’s Danville location, 903 N. Logan Ave.
Race day registration also will be available from 10-10:45 a.m. on the day of the 5K, but there is no guarantee of a T-shirt. The race event will begin according to the following wave schedule: 11 a.m., competitive runners; 11:10 a.m., non-competitive runners; 11:20 a.m., walkers; 11:30 a.m., strollers. The race route will offer water stations and there will be post-race refreshments.
The Lakeview College of Nursing Developing Honor Society is hoping to establish a chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. Money raised will help fund additional resources for members, including future scholarship opportunities.
Lakeview College of Nursing has provided excellence in nursing education since 1894. Lakeview currently offers a bachelor of science in nursing degree program in Danville as well as Charleston.