'Lucky' 5K run/walk fundraiser Saturday

ROCKLAND - Start your St. Patrick's Day celebrations in a healthy way with the Trackside Station Lucky Leprechaun 5K run and walk Saturday, March 17. The annual 3.1 mile event will take place at 10 a.m. at Trackside Station, 4 Union St., with registration starting at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. The event is organized by the non-profit One Community Many Voices.

One Community Many Voices, OCMV, is a 501c(3) charitable organization, located in Rockland. Using a model called: the Art of Good Fellowship – Paying it Forward One Neighbor at a Time – OCMV provides gap funding when no other resources are available to help neighbors in need resolve a hardship related to employment/skill building, youth aspirations, elderly independent living or well-being.

The 5K race is open to all and costs $20 on race day and $18 for those who pre-register. Student registration costs $15. Preregistration is available online at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Rockland/TracksideStationLuckyLeprechaun5K.

Prizes will be awarded for the fastest male and female finishers and for the runner  or walker who is the best dressed leprechaun. Mile marker sponsors for the event are Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, J. Edward Knight Insurance and Doug Curtis Jr., Edward Jones Financial Advisor.

To learn more about OCMV, visit www.ocmv.org.

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