The Jefferson School’s Dirty Bird 5K Run/2K Walk hits the trail May 5

GEORGETOWN – The Jefferson School’s nature is the venue for the school’s Dirty Bird 5K Run/2.5K Walk Thursday, May 5.

The fundraiser starts at 6:30 p.m. Race registration opens at 5:30 p.m.

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Runners and walkers from the 2015 Jefferson School 5K take to the trail to raise money for student scholarships.

Proceeds fund expansion of the school’s nature explorer classroom and fitness station trail located on the school campus at 22051 Wilson Road, Georgetown.

The Jefferson School’s nature trail meanders through their serene forest, along two ponds, and around the school’s country-like scenery.

The entire community is welcome to run or walk or to just come by to take a peek to see what The Jefferson School has to offer.

There will be refreshments, music, prizes and fun for the whole family. While wheelchairs and strollers are welcome, pets are not.

Those who pre-register prior to the race date at www.jeffersonschool.com/events receive the early bird discount of $25.

Registration fees will be $30 the day of the race.

There are no refunds for this rain or shine race. If hazardous conditions such as lightning are imminent, the race may be delayed or cancelled.

There are a couple of other ways to contribute to this cause by signing up for No Show Registration. This allows you to support scholarships for students from the comfort of your home on race day. For No Show Registration, contact The Jefferson School at 856-3300 or c.hendricks@jeffersonschool.com.

Sponsors of the Dirty Bird 5K Run/2.5K Walk include Coach Nancy Berg, Jose and Shannon Capiro, Coastal Custom Painting, Decal Girl, RISE Fitness and Adventure, Bright Future Pediatrics, Caruso Family, Casapulla, Ann and Richard Freeman, Masone Family, Pescor/Tillman Family, Eric Roberts & Amanda Irwin, DJ Intensity, Road ID, and The Cultured Pearl.

For further information, to pre-register, or to sponsor this event, visit www.jeffersonschool.com/events, call 856-3300, or email c.hendricks@jeffersonschool.com.

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