What: A 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) fun run in Kent over a flat, fast course. The event is organized by Kent Parks and Recreation.
When: Saturday, first race starts at 9:50 a.m.
Where: Russell Road Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent
Activities: There will be live music, drawings for prizes and awards for the winners. Prizes will be awarded for the top finishers in each age group and the overall winners.
History: This is the 30th running of the Christmas Rush.
Getting there: From Interstate 5, take the Kent-Des Moines Road exit and drive east toward Kent. Turn left on Meeker Street, and then right on Russell Road. Russell Road Park will be on your right.
Cost: $20, race shirt is $15 extra
Of note: The 5K race starts at 9:50 a.m. and the 10K starts at 10 a.m. Registration for both races starts at 8 a.m. Runners 13 and younger can participate for free. Live music will be performed by the Kentwood High jazz band. The 10K race and 5K walk start at 10 a.m.
Information: ci.kent.wa.us or call 253-856-5050, ext. 5.Craig Hill, craig.hill@ thenewstribune.com