• By Barbara Cassidy
  • Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013

“Are You Prepared?” 5K Run, Walk or Shuffle Public Safety/Community Preparedness Day April 27

The “Are You Prepared?” 5K Run, Walk, Shuffle will be held April 27 from Noon until 3:00 pm at Wake Forest University, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem. Registration begins at 11:00 am. This is a fund raiser/food drive to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC.

You can participate in three ways:

  • Participate as individual, family, or team in 1 Mile Family Walk/Shuffle (Register and bring canned goods)
  • Participate as individual, family, or team in 5K Run/Walk/Shuffle (Register and bring canned goods)
  • Only visit public safety display area (fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, helicopters, displays, activities, zombie-makeup, etc.) Bring canned goods

This event is a Public Safety/Community Preparedness Day that will raise funds and canned goods for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC. You can choose to be a “zombie” or a “survivor” to run, walk, shuffle, or slouch for this family event. The event is designed to be a fun and informative way to highlight an “all-hazards” approach to emergency preparedness for families and will feature Law Enforcement Agencies, Fire Departments, Forsyth County Emergency Services, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and volunteer organizations.

The public is invited to come and run, walk, or shuffle as their favorite zombie (zombie costumes encouraged but not required) or bring the family to check out the emergency services displays, activities, safety preparedness information and emergency response vehicles on display. Race registration information is available at: ultimateracemanagement.com . You must register to participate.

View registration information and event details.

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