CHARLOTTE – Right Moves for Youth will host its 21st Annual Twilight 5K Road Race and Walk, an evening event that attracts more than 1,500 people to Uptown.
The event starts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Wells Fargo Atrium. A 1K Kids Fun Run will follow at 8 p.m. Festivities are free and include food vendors, games, prizes and music from DJ Tab, from Power 98.1.
Mascots from sports teams and law enforcement will make appearances.
The event also features a competition exclusively for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office and Charlotte Fire Department.
Awards are given to the fastest team and the agency with the most participants.
Sponsors include CPI Bragg Financial, Compass Group, MPAY, Safe Deposit Co., State Farm, McGuireWoods, Red Ventures, Shea Homes, and Mecklenburg County Department of Youth and Family Services. The Pizza Peel, Improper Pig and Coca-Cola are generously providing in-kind donations.
“Twilight 5K is a fun, family-friendly and fantastic event for runners and walkers of all ages,” Executive Director Tayuanee Dewberry. “We are grateful to our participants, volunteers, sponsors, staff and community partners for their support and can’t wait to see everyone at the race this year.”
Register at www.rightmovesforyouth.org/twilight5k.