Register for the Terrapin and the Hare 5k Adventure Run!

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Date: Sunday, May 15, 2011
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD 20763

Come run (or walk) for recess!

Join students, teachers, business leaders and community members to get moving for play in DC. Be a part of the movement for play.

Save the date to run, walk or volunteer with us on May 15!

To join us for the 5k Adventure Run, please register with Terrapin Adventures.

All participants are asked to fundraise in support of recess and Playworks programming for 5,000 students throughout Washington, DC. Individuals can create fundraising pages here.

If you are interested in volunteering as a part of this event, please contact Allison Amphlett at

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