Lace up your shoes for the Bearly 5K Run/Walk at the Appalachian Bear Rescue Visitor and Education Center in Townsend on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Get into the spirit of the season and wear your Halloween costume or just come as you are for day of fun for the bears! There will be a special prize for the best dressed runner!
The event begins at 10:00 a.m. with on-site registration at $45 per person. Register before October 15, 2016 and receive an early bird discount for $35 per person. Participants will receive a special Bearly 5K Run/Walk T-Shirt and Pancake Breakfast following the walk! The Bearly 5K Run/Walk is not a timed event; however, the first three runners to cross the finish line will receive a special prize from Appalachian Bear Rescue! Register online at ABR Bearly 5K Run/Walk or call 865-448-0143.
Be sure to visit the Open House until 4:00 p.m. and learn all about the exciting work of Appalachian Bear Rescue. They have great gift items for purchase for the upcoming holidays! And you’ll want get your raffle tickets for ABR’s Annual Raffle!
Proceeds from the Bearly 5K Run/Walk benefit Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend, TN. For 20 years, ABR’s mssion has been to care for orphaned and injured black bear cubs for return to their natural wild habitat and increase public awareness about coexisting with black bears. For more information, visit Appalachian Bear Rescue and stay in touch with them at ABR on Facebook.