Registration is filling up for the 20th Annual St. Charles Children’s Home Labor Day 5K Race taking place in Portsmouth on Monday, Sept. 5.
The race starts at 9 a.m., and is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. The USTAF certified course takes participants around the Pease International Tradeport. Runners who set a personal best time will be given custom made keychains to mark the occasion.
The event includes pre-race raffles, games, arts and crafts and post-race food from Applebee’s. The entry fee is $20 per runner before September 1 and $30 on race day. The entry fee for children 12 and under is $10. To learn more visit www.runningnuns.com.
Volunteers are still needed to help with race day assignments. If interested please contact Jen Gilbert.
The event has raised more than $155,000 for the St. Charles Children’s Home since its inaugural run in 1997. The St. Charles Children’s Home is a service of Catholic Charities New Hampshire and provides behavioral treatment to children that will allow them to better integrate into their school systems.