The family-friendly, traffic-controlled course will start and finish at Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant on Portsmouth Avenue in Exeter. Participants will be treated to post-event snacks drinks and Mexican food.
This is a relatively flat 5K course.
Race T-shirts will be given to the first 500 registered runners. Additional race shirts may be available at the race for $5, with any profits from race shirts also donated to the Red Cross.
There is free and ample parking near registration or within a reasonable walking distance.
Those who are interested in participating in the event can visit disasterrelief5k.com.
LOCO Sports is a New Hampshire-based event management company that presents 13 running races across New England.
For more information about the American Red Cross, call 225-6697 or visit redcross.org/nh.
Head to Durham and
meet UNH gymnasts
DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire gymnastics program will hold its annual “Meet the Team” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at Lundholm Gymnasium.
The 1 p.m. exhibition performance will be followed by a youth gymnastics clinic at 2:30 p.m.
Fans are invited for a 2013 season preview at the “Meet the Team” performance that will feature a blue/white competition from the gymnasts on all four events: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.
The squad, led by co-captains Jen Aucoin and Courtney Connors, will be split into two separate teams that will compete head-to-head in an exhibition.
This will be followed by a girls gymnastics clinic, where girls ages 5 and older will have the chance to work with the UNH gymnasts and coaching staff. The day will include an autograph session with the Wildcat student-athletes.
Tickets for the “Meet the Team” exhibition are $7 for adults, $5 for under-18 and seniors, and free for UNH students. The one-hour clinic after the exhibition costs $10 and includes free admittance to “Meet the Team.”
The UNH gymnastics team begins its season Sunday, Jan. 6, with a 1 p.m. home meet against Rutgers at Lundholm Gym. For season tickets, visit unhwildcats.com or call 862-4000, Ext. 5.