SCP&R's first annual 5K Family Fun Run concludes at Soundside Park

Surf City Christmas Tree Lighting

Surf City Christmas Tree Lighting

Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 01:48 PM.

Surf City Fun Run to prelude tree lighting

Race on over and register for Surf City Parks & Recreation’s first ever 5K Family Fun Run! The event is open to all ages and skill levels. This event will carry on the SCP&R Team’s promotion of fun and fitness for all! Online registration is now available at or directly at

The event is slated to start at 4 p.m. on November 17 at Surf City Community Center. The scenic neighborhood course, race shirt, refreshments and prizes will make it an occasion you and your family won’t want to miss. The after-party for this event will be the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Soundside Park at 6 p.m., complete with refreshments, entertainment, tree lighting and a visit from Santa.

“The end to wonderful running class, an awesome first 5K and the spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting, November 17 is truly going to be an incredibly breathtaking day from start to finish!” said Town of Surf City Parks & Recreation Director, Kristie Grubb.

The cost is $15 for Surf City Community Center Members, $20 for Non-Members and $5 for kids (kids price does not include a t-shirt). Register by November 9 to be guaranteed a shirt. Sponsors are needed and must contact the center prior to November 1 to secure a spot on the shirt. Call (910) 328-4887 for info. 

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