The Platte River Fitness Series sponsored by Great Plains Regional Medical Center will host “Flash Your Feathers” 5K and Children’s mile run on Saturday, Nov. 9. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at North Platte Community College’s South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Road.
Online registration (required for PRFS points tracking) closes at 6 p.m. CT on Friday, Nov. 8.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. on race day, but race day entries will not count for PRFS points.
Entrants will receive a shirt, but entries received after the online deadline are not guaranteed a shirt on race day.
Participants are encouraged to wear the colors of a favorite school/team. Whether it is the Bulldogs, Fighting Irish, Knights, Huskers, or any other team, runners are encouraged to proudly show their spirit.
A Bed Sheet Painting competition will also be part of the event. Painted bed sheets will be displayed along the raceway. Sheet designs will be judged by the runners/walkers in the race with awards for the three best sheets.
Sheet registration is $20 per bed sheet/per team. Payments can be made by cash or check to Flash Your Feathers. Sheets can be picked up prior to race day by calling Pratt Dental at (308) 221-2800.
For more information, log on to www.mpcc.edu and click on the ‘Flash Your Feathers’ link, or visit http://www.platteriverfitness.com/flash-your-feathers-5k.htm.