Born to run? Road race is Sunday

Born to run? Road race is Sunday

PAWTUCKET - This Sunday, May 18 at 10 a.m., Blackstone Academy Charter School will hold its third annual "Born To Run" 5K run/walk road race and one-mile Family Fun Run. Children and adults of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate.

Proceeds from the event will benefit health and wellness activities at the school.

T-shirts will be available to the first 100 participants and prizes will be offered at the end of the race. The fee is $10 for students and $20 for adults, with some financial help available. To sign up for the race, visit www.blackstoneacademy.org or call the school at 401-726-1750, ext. 102.

New this year, the race will begin at the school, 334 Pleasant St. in Pawtucket. The course will take runners through the Oak Hill neighborhood, along the Blackstone River and into the downtown area.