9th Annual Green Turtle West 5K on Tap

WEST OCEAN CITY- The 9th Annual Green Turtle West 5K Run and Walk, benefiting the Ocean City Emergency Medical Technicians, is set for this Sunday, May 26, at the popular restaurant and bar in West Ocean City.

For the 9th straight year, the Greene Turtle West, along with partner OC Tri-Running, will host the annual 5K run and walk for the benefit of the Ocean City EMTs. From modest beginnings eight years ago, the annual event has grown by leaps and bounds. Last year, over 150 competitors from all over the country participated in the annual event.

The course begins at the entrance to the Greene Turtle and heads south on Route 611 before making a loop through the Mystic Harbor community and returning to the finish line in front of the restaurant. A post-race party will immediately follow the with food and refreshments music, door prizes and awards presentations.

The race gets underway at 8:30 a.m. with late registration open at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. The entrance fee is $20 up to tomorrow, Saturday, May 26 and $25 on the day of the race. For more information, contact info@octrirunning.com