On Saturday, July 4, before the parade, The Funhouse Commons will hold its fourth annual 5K, now named the “Eat and Run” in honor of the many local restaurants sponsoring the race. Divisions include a 5K run, 5K walk, and a 1K kids’ run. Walkers will start at 8:45 a.m., the kids’ race will start at 9 a.m., and runners will start at 9:15 a.m.
The 5K starts at the Village Green and ends at the Eastsound Fire Hall where the firefighters will be holding their annual pancake breakfast.
Race registration is open, at https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=43399
The 5K fee is $40. The kids’ race is $10. The 5K fee includes a t-shirt while they last, and additional shirts or kids’ shirts may be purchased for $15. Early online registration and payment is highly encouraged. Limited last-minute registration is available the morning of the event for an additional fee.