Bacon Street Youth and Family Services will host its fourth annual Run for the Bacon 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on June 2 at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg.
All proceeds from the race will benefit the programs and services of Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, a nonprofit that provides services for youth who may be struggling with alcohol, drugs or other co-occurring disorders.
The fun run will begin at 7:30 a.m.at the pool on the grounds of Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m.
After the race, the overall male and female winners will be given awards, as well as the winners for each age group. All participants will received a race T-shirt, a participant medal and a bag.
The Family Fun Fest — featuring food, games and activities for youth and families — will begin immediately after the race.
The event also has a bacon costume contest and a scholarships award presentation. The scholarships are given to three students who develop creative solutions to issues such as bullying.
The scholarships range from $500 to $1,000.
Racers can preregister online or by mail to Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, 247 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Registration for the 1-mile fun run ends May 30 and costs $10. The price of registration for the 5K run and 5K walk is $30 but increases after midnight May 24.
Preregistration packet pickup will be May 31 and June 1 at the Bacon Street Youth and Family Services office, 247 McLaws Circle.