The 28th annual Unity College Spring 5K Road Race will be Saturday, April 17. The event takes place on the campus of Unity College.

The race is known as one of the fastest 5Ks in the state. The course, which starts from the Unity College gymnasium, winds its way through the village of Unity. Typically 75 to 100 runners and walkers participate in the event, which is also co-sponsored by the Central Maine Striders running club.

Registration for the race starts at 8 a.m. in the College’s Activities Building. The race will start at 9:30 a.m. with walkers starting at 9:15 a.m.

The registration fee is $10. Prizes for various age groups will be awarded. The race will coincide with Unity College’s Earth Day celebration.

For more information, contact Gary Zane at 948-3131 extension 241 or e-mail

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