BELLINGHAM - The fifth annual 5k Whatcom Race for Education will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at Civic Field.
The race benefits the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation and dropout prevention organization Communities in Schools Whatcom County.
Registration starts at 8 a.m.; the race starts at 9. Online registration is available if completed by the end of Oct. 9 at www.whatcomraceforeducation.org.
Cost is $15 to $25 during online registration and $25 the day of the race.
The course starts at Civic Field and navigates through the local trail system before ending back at the field, located near 1601 Orleans St.
The top three male and female runners will win prizes, and each participant will get a tote bag.
The school with the highest percentage of participation will get to hang the winner's banner at their school.