The Salvation Army of Broward County will be holding its Kettle Krush 5K at Markham Park (16001 West State Road 84 in Sunrise on July 23 at 7 a.m.
WPLG Local 10 Reporter Roy Ramos will serve as the special guest host for the fifth anniversary event. An option for those (both in the region and beyond) who wish to participate virtually at home is also available. This all-ages event is designed to raise awareness and funds for families in need.
The race is named after The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettles which are staffed during the holidays to collect funds for families in need. Each holiday season, The Salvation Army raises hundreds of thousands of dollars and distributes more than 7,000 gifts to families below the poverty line in Broward County.
The racecourse at Markham Park is sanctioned by the USATF, and the race will be timed by AccuChipUSA, Inc. Awards will be given to runners in “Top 3” categories and age groups. A FREE commemorative race t-shirt will be given to all registrants.
The Salvation Army of Broward County’s Kettle Krush 5K Participants are encouraged to dress in holiday and Christmas attire. Registration fees are $10 for kids (ages 2 – 8), $25 for students (18 and under) and seniors (60+) and $30 for registrants (19 and over). Team registration is $25 per person for teams of five or more. Markham Park entry fee will be waived for all Kettle Krush 5K participants. Parking will also be FREE and available directly across from the Runner’s Pavilion area.
Registration is open, now, at https://bit.ly/