Plainfield East High School will host its inaugural “Eastside Shuffle” 5K run and walk Sunday, April 21, 2014 at the school, 12001 S. Naperville Road, Plainfield.
The special family-oriented event will benefit the PEHS Band Boosters and the PEHS Science Club. The Eastside Shuffle is open to participants of all ages. Children younger than 8 years old can participate at their parents’ discretion.
The 5K Run and Walk will start at 9 a.m. Registration for the 5K Run or Walk is $30 per person if registered by April 14, 2013. Registration after April 14 is $35 per person.
A special “One-Mile Superhero Sprint” event, which will also include a costume contest for participants will start at 10 a.m. Registration for the Superhero Sprint is $20 if registered by April 14, and $25 if registered after April 14.
Register online for both events at www.bengaleastsideshuffle.weebly.com
Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female winners, and to the top three males and females in nine age groups.
Proceeds from the Eastside Shuffle will support the Band Boosters, who offer financial support and volunteer assistance to the PEHS band programs. As well, proceeds will benefit the Earth Club, which is in its third year and plans to install, grow and cultivate a natural prairie at PEHS.