Saturday, May 18
Some running events have a 5k run and a one-mile “fun run.” The Full Moon Run, a 5k course now in its 26th year, IS a fun run by all accounts. Each year, the Full Moon Run brings out experienced and novice runners along with a lot of spectators to cheer everyone on at this evening event. Beginning at Veterans Park, 21st Street and Denver Avenue, the course jumps to Riverside Drive and turns around near 34th Street before heading back to the park for the finish. This year’s after-race party will feature the Atomic Punks, a tribute band to early Van Halen (meaning David Lee Roth stuff). On-site registration begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, with the one-mile fun run (yes, there is one) set for 7:30 p.m. and the 5k starting at 8 p.m. The entertainment will begin around 9 p.m. Registration for the 5k is $30. Read more about it at www.riverparks.org/fullmoonrun.